Unconventional , Conventional , Drilling , Completions

Acoustic Imaging Tool Provides 360-degree Downhole View

The approach leverages sound waves to give operators eyes inside their wellbores.

February 24, 2020

People , Drilling

Noble Corp. CEO Julie Robertson To Take On New Role

“The board and I are confident that now is the right time to transition leadership responsibilities to the next generation of talent,” Noble Corp. CEO Julie J. Robertson said in a statement.

February 20, 2020

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Siemens To Modernize Middle East Jackup Rig

Siemens was awarded a contract by Arabian Drilling Co. on Feb. 19 to modernize a complete and integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries and controls, which will be installed on an offshore jackup drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East.

February 20, 2020

Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Innovation Grows Exponentially For Downhole Drilling Tools

The latest in rotary steerable systems, drillbits, expandable liners, LWD and unconventional logging tools is cutting costs and providing valuable downhole data to operators.

February 17, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Special Report: Embracing New Technologies Crucial To E&P Industry’s Progress

Digitalization, sustainability and strategic partnerships for E&Ps were at the epicenter of discussions at ADIPEC 2019.

February 13, 2020

Drilling , Subsea

Exxon Mobil, Noble Corp. Enter Guyana-Suriname Drillship Agreement

Offshore driller Noble Corp. Plc and Exxon Mobil have entered a unique commercial enabling agreement on Feb. 11 for drilling services in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.

February 12, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

Enhancing High-Temperature E&P Drilling Capabilities

A new stable water-based drilling fluid provides thermal stability to maintain rheology and fluid loss control in high-temperature wells.

February 11, 2020

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Drilling Innovations: Hardware Evolution Moving Rigs Toward Automation Revelation

Coupled with software enhancements and machine learning, manned rigs of today are morphing into autonomous units of tomorrow.

February 10, 2020


From E&P Executive Editor: Drilling For Heat

The combination of new drilling technologies and expertise could lead to unlocking a clean energy resource below our feet.

February 6, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Drilling

Driller Helmerich & Payne Sees Oil Producers Cutting 2020 Capex

Even so, the driller is expecting a "modest" increase in rig activity in the current quarter over last. Helmerich & Payne plans to run an average of 196 rigs for the quarter.

February 5, 2020