The approach leverages sound waves to give operators eyes inside their wellbores.
“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.
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.
The latest in rotary steerable systems, drillbits, expandable liners, LWD and unconventional logging tools is cutting costs and providing valuable downhole data to operators.
Digitalization, sustainability and strategic partnerships for E&Ps were at the epicenter of discussions at ADIPEC 2019.
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.
A new stable water-based drilling fluid provides thermal stability to maintain rheology and fluid loss control in high-temperature wells.
Coupled with software enhancements and machine learning, manned rigs of today are morphing into autonomous units of tomorrow.
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.