Drilling

Energy Transition , Drilling

Sharper Focus on Drilling Technology will Open Door to Geothermal Revolution

Traditional drilling techniques have hamstrung the vast potential of deep geothermal—too long on site, too many risks and too high of a market barrier—which is why, particularly given the potential of enhanced geothermal systems, it is time for the sector to take a fresh approach to its core technology.

February 24, 2022

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

DSEA and Drilling: Importance of Data Sharing in Oil and Gas

The industry could achieve an 'easy win' in drilling technology integration by being transparent about the data they collect.

February 21, 2022

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Opinion: Well Pad Detection Predicts New Drilling Earlier and Better than Permits Alone

Permits and rigs will always be part of the energy intelligence mix. But just as every energy company had to become more technologically savvy to survive the past two years, this new upcycle will require adopting new intelligence technologies.

February 18, 2022

Drilling

Forensic Analytics Enhances Drill Bit Design

AML technology produces a digital dull report with precise wear measurements on every cutter to drive forensic analysis and scientific bit optimization strategies.

February 15, 2022

Exploration & Production , Drilling

88 Energy to Drill Second Alaska North Slope Appraisal Well

The Merlin-2 appraisal well is planned for a total depth of 8,000 ft, and is targeting 652 million barrels of oil.

February 14, 2022

Field Development , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Pore Pressure and Geomechanics Services Reduce Opex and Help Meet ESG Targets

Understanding the pore pressure and geomechanics of a well prior to and during drilling reduces downtime and provides a safer environment for those at the well site. With remote pore pressure and geomechanics services, users can reduce the number of personnel required on site. 

February 8, 2022

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Cloud-based Solution Accelerates Well Planning

This case study details how OMV E&P improved well construction planning efficiency and performance for its wells in Austria.

February 7, 2022

Public Capital , Policy & Regulations , Drilling

Schlumberger Reports $500 Million in Payment Delays from Mexico

In a regulatory filing, Schlumberger reported late payments from its primary customer in Mexico that were in excess of $500 million as of the end of 2021.

January 27, 2022

Earnings , Drilling

Halliburton Doubles Quarterly Profit, Raises Dividend as Oil Rebounds

Houston, Texas-based Halliburton said it would boost its dividend to 12 cents, payable on March 23, up from a 4.5 cents dividend previously.

January 24, 2022

Earnings , Drilling

Schlumberger's Profit Jumps as Higher Oil Prices Spur Drilling Demand

Schlumberger's fourth-quarter adjusted net income rose to $587 million, or 41 cents per share, above Wall Street estimates of 39 cents per share, according to Refinitiv IBES.

January 21, 2022