Drilling

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Plus: Maximizing Production from Complex Reservoirs

New high-definition NMR LWD technology helps improve well placement in complex clastic and carbonate reservoirs.

April 14, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Case Study: Solving Wellbore Challenges Offshore

In this case study, Gyrodata explains how a “first-of-its-kind” solid-state gyro-while-drilling system drove efficiency and wellbore placement improvements for an offshore oil and gas operator in the North Sea.

April 8, 2021

Field Development , Drilling

Tullow Oil Commences Multiwell Drilling Campaign Offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil Plc has begun a multiyear, multiwell drilling campaign offshore Ghana on April 6 with the commencement of drilling of the first well at the Jubilee Field yesterday. 

April 6, 2021

Business , Drilling , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Noble Corp. to Acquire Houston-based Pacific Drilling in All-stock Merger

The merger between Noble Corp. and Pacific Drilling is a step in the right direction for the deepwater rig industry, say analysts who expect more consolidation in the space.

March 26, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays , Drilling

Oil and Gas Investor Rig Market Trends: A Cautious Rigging Up

After a year of historic lows for drilling activity, rig count is slowly climbing up, indicating an improved activity outlook for 2021. But will it be enough for overstacked drillers?

March 26, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

NESR, PHX Energy Launch Middle East Directional Drilling Operations

National Energy Services Reunited Corp., a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, said on March25 it has successfully started its directional drilling operations in the Middle East in partnership with PHX Energy Services Corp.

March 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

Iraq Approves Deal to Award Schlumberger $480 Million Deal to Drill Oil Wells

The Iraqi cabinet on March 23 approved a deal to award U.S. company Schlumberger Ltd. a $480 million deal to drill 96 oil wells in the south, according to a statement.

March 24, 2021

Drilling , Logistics , Subsea

E&P Plus Offshore Feature: Monitoring Risk on Critical Equipment

Drilling contractors and operators can benefit from a unique, proactive risk reduction and condition-based monitoring program for wireline riser tensioners.

March 19, 2021

Private Equity , Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays , Drilling , Pressure Pumping

Oil Price Rally Tests Drilling Discipline in US Shale Industry

The world’s most powerful oilman is betting big against America’s shale industry.

March 18, 2021

Investment , Field Development , Drilling

North Sea Oil and Gas Groups Cut Investment by $5 Billion

Drilling activity also fell to levels not seen since the birth of the British offshore oil and gas industry in the 1960s and 1970s, the report added.

March 16, 2021