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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 decline smallest in 15 weeks

Mar 27, 2015 The US drilling rig count dropped just 21 units to settle at 1,048 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 27, representing the smallest decline in 15 weeks, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

Schlumberger subsidiary pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

Mar 26, 2015 Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. (SOHL) agreed to plead guilty and pay a fine of more than $232.7 million for conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) by wil...

SPE/ICoTA: Oil field services market to contract, rebound quickly

Mar 24, 2015 In a keynote speech to attendees of the 2015 Coiled Tubing & Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition, Richard B. Spears, an oil field services market researcher, says the worst may be yet...

BHI: US rig count plunges in 15th straight week, spurred by offshore dropoff

Mar 20, 2015 The US drilling rig count fell 56 units—41 of which targeted oil—to settle at 1,069 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 20, capping off the 15th consecutive week in declines, according to data ...

Counties, associations challenge DOI’s Greater Sage Grouse tactics

Mar 20, 2015 A coalition of national and regional oil, gas, coal, and mining associations and county governments in four Rocky Mountain states charged three US Department of the Interior agencies with using bad...

Transocean reports plans to scrap four rigs, stack four more

Mar 19, 2015

Transocean Ltd. plans to scrap four of its offshore drilling rigs and stack four others, according to its latest fleet status update.

SPE/IADC: Collaboration, innovation must transcend oil price

Mar 18, 2015 Leaders from oil and gas operators and drilling contractors were empanelled Mar. 17 at the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference & Exposition to tackle the issue of delivering wells in a changing w...

Cue buys out PetroChina in Indonesian PSC

Mar 16, 2015

Cue Energy Resources Ltd., Melbourne, has completed acquisition of PetroChina’s 60% interest in the Mahakam Hilir production-sharing contract in Indonesia’s Kutei basin.

Production from Pluto LNG plant shut following Cyclone Olwyn

Mar 16, 2015 Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has temporarily shut-in production at its Pluto LNG plant after the Atwood Osprey submersible drilling rig drifted near Pluto flowlines during Cyclone Olwyn, which impacted ...

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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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Mitigating the Impact of Corrosion on Low Alloy Steel in Onshore Line Pipe and Casing Applications

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Coker Unit For Sale: Unused equipment from cancelled Coker Project for Sale, stored US Gulf Coast. Accessible to water transport. Rating: Feed rate...
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MAC-WELD Machining Ltd. Thermowells, Instrument Valves, Level Chambers, Orifice Plates, Bleed/Flush Rings. Over 35 years of instrumentation hardwa...
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Proco Products: Your Expansion Joint Source for Mud Tanks, Frac Tanks, Shale Shakers

Proco Products, Inc. is a global leader in the design and supply of piping/ducting system expansion joints and rubber check valves. We offer the mo...

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