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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 jumps 19 units to 876

Jul 24, 2015

The US drilling rig count jumped 19 units to reach 876 during the week ended July 24, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

Statoil drilling first production well at Gina Krog field

Jul 23, 2015

Statoil ASA has started drilling the first production well at Gina Krog field, 30 km northwest of Sleipner in the North Sea (OGJ Online, Oct. 28, 2014).

OGUK updates guidelines for well abandonments

Jul 23, 2015

Oil & Gas UK has released updated guidelines for abandonment of wells, including cost estimates.

BSEE grants Shell limited drilling rights for Chukchi project

Jul 23, 2015 The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has grated conditional approval to Royal Dutch Shell PLC of two applications for permits to drill (APD) to conduct limited exploratory d...

EPA needs to improve oversight of fracing with diesel, OIG report says

Jul 20, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency needs to improve its oversight of hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuels and address any compliance issues, EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said. The...

URTeC: Shell’s Hackbarth says unconventional innovation begins with data

Jul 20, 2015 Operators should resist the impulse to pull back on investments in technology despite a down oil market, said Claudia J. Hackbarth, manager, unconventional gas and tight oil research and developmen...

URTeC: Panel sees resiliency in unconventional space

Jul 20, 2015 Panelists commented on future recovery of oil prices and the growth of unconventional drilling, then took questions from an overflow audience during the opening plenary session of the Unconventiona...

BHI: US rig count falls 6 units to 857

Jul 17, 2015

The US drilling rig count fell 6 units to reach 857 during the week ended July 17, essentially cancelling out the last 3 weeks’ worth of gains, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

ENOC trims Turkmen plan in Dragon takeover

Jul 16, 2015 Emirates National Oil Co. Ltd. (ENOC), Dubai, will lower target oil production from the Cheleken area offshore Turkmenistan after acquiring full control of Dragon Oil PLC as it expands into upstrea...

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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