Energy Transition , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Baker Hughes Signs Geothermal Deal with Block Energy

Block Energy Plc, a development and production company focused on the country of Georgia, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Baker Hughes on June 14.

June 15, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , Drilling

Treating Fluid Waste Streams at the Source Minimizes Environmental Impact of Offshore Activity

Do operators and contractors need to go with the flow when it comes to managing wastewater offshore? There are signals that dealing with waste fluids at the source is growing as a favored option over the more conventional ship-to-shore practices. That means the principles of economy, efficiency and environmental considerations are going mainstream. 

June 14, 2021

Energy Transition , Drilling , Completions , Artificial Lift

Increasing Renewable Electricity Generation in Turkey with Geothermal Power

A project overview of the Mount Ida Geothermal Power Plant details one of Turkey’s latest geothermal installations.

June 10, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Subsea , Seismic

Tech Trends (Week of June 7, 2021)

This weekly section highlights the latest upstream technologies designed to improve efficiencies.

June 7, 2021


Schlumberger Drilling Fluid Helps Artex Energy Group Achieve Utica Formation Objectives

An integrated solution opens new opportunities for water-based mud in deep wells. 

June 7, 2021


Maersk Drilling Wins Two-Well Contract Extension in Brazil

Karoon Energy Ltd. has exercised an option to add the drilling of two development wells at the Patola field offshore Brazil to the work scope of the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer, Maersk Drilling said on June 2.

June 3, 2021


KCA Deutag Secures Platform Drilling Contracts worth $550 Million

KCA Deutag has secured a contract award and two contract extensions for platform drilling services in Russia, U.K. and the Norwegian North Sea, the company said on June 2.

June 3, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

Baker Hughes Deploys Largest Remote Operations Solution across Aramco’s Drilling Operations

Baker Hughes has deployed its industry-leading remote operations digital technology across Aramco’s drilling operations, encompassing 200+ sites, the largest deployment of its kind in Baker Hughes’ history, the company said on June 1.

June 1, 2021

Deepwater , Drilling , Completions

Newpark’s Drilling Fluid System Designed for Challenging Deepwater Operations

An integrated suite of fluid solutions successfully delivered objectives in a four-well ultradeepwater drilling and completion campaign in the Great White Frio development in the Gulf of Mexico. 

May 27, 2021

Drilling , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Maersk Drilling to Sell Maersk Inspirer for $373 Million

Maersk Drilling has entered into an agreement to divest the combined drilling and production unit Mærsk Inspirer to Havila Sirius for a price of $373 million, the company said on May 27.

May 27, 2021