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New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

BHI: US rig count declines 10 units, falls below nadir of 2008-09 downturn

May 29, 2015 The US drilling rig count dropped 10 units during the week ended May 29 to settle at 875 rigs working, falling below the nadir of the 2008-09 downturn by a single unit, according to data from Baker...

W&T Offshore makes deepwater gulf discovery, starts Medusa production

May 28, 2015 W&T Offshore Inc., Houston, reported a discovery at Ewing Banks Block 910 and the start of production from the SS No. 6 well in Mississippi Canyon Block 538 field, both in the deepwater Gulf of...

Associations urge flexibility in proposed Alaska offshore rules

May 28, 2015 The American Petroleum Institute, National Ocean Industries Association, and US Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy jointly called for more flexibility in two US Department of I...

Woodside decides to exit Tanzania PSA with Beach

May 28, 2015

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has decided not to take up its option to proceed to Phase 2 of the Lake Tanganyika South production-sharing agreement (PSA) in Tanzania with Beach Petroleum Ltd.

API-Ohio runs radio ads against proposed state severance tax

May 26, 2015 The American Petroleum Institute launched a series of radio ads in Ohio urging people to call their state senators in opposition of any additional taxes on the oil and gas industry, said Chris Zeig...

La Jolla Conference: Regulations still constraining unconventional energy development

May 26, 2015 While unconventional oil and gas production in the US remains mostly resilient amid the industry downturn, energy policy under the Obama administration hasn’t made things easier on companies forced...

BHI: US rig count decline continues to slow, now down 3 to 885

May 22, 2015 The decline in the US drilling rig count continued to slow again during the week ended May 22, according to Baker Hughes Inc. The total count was off by 3 rigs for a total of 885. The count has now...

BHI: US rig count decline shrinks to 6 this week, settles at 888

May 15, 2015 The trend of shrinking declines in the US drilling rig count continued during the week ended May 15. Just 6 units were laid down to settle at a total of 888 rigs working, representing the smallest ...

BP lets Thunder Horse expansion contract

May 13, 2015 BP Exploration & Production Inc. has let a contract to Technip covering pipeline systems for a southern expansion of ultradeepwater Thunder Horse oil and gas field on Mississippi Canyon Blocks ...

Drilling & Production Webcasts

US Midstream at a Crossroads

Oil & Gas Journal’s Mar. 6, 2015, webcast will focus on US midstream companies at an inflection point in their development in response to more ...
Mar 6, 2015
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Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Optimize Productivity in Oil & Gas Operations

Join IBM on Tuesday, November 18 @ 1pm CST to explore how Predictive Analytics can help your organization maximize productivity, operational perfor...
Nov 18, 2014
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Integrated Operations & Maintenance: A Step Change to Improve Productivity & Mitigate Operational Risk

West Engineering Services and IBM will discuss how the oil & gas companies are driving toward both greater productivity and reduced risk throug...
Mar 16, 2011
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Proco Products: Your Expansion Joint Source for Mud Tanks, Frac Tanks, Shale Shakers

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Equipment FOR SALE: Wellhead Equipment, Casings, Packer, and Wireline Retrievable SSSV made to meet European Specifications for Gas Storage Operations

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