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  1. OTC Spotlight on Technology recognizes 13 innovations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 May 2010

    Aker Solutions ASA for an AC top drive . • Expro Group for a wireless safety ..... Solutions says its new MH MDDM 1000 top drive is the first true modular derrick ..... interrupting other systems of the top drive . Halliburton says its new InSite

  2. Well tests near in western Idaho's Boise basin

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 May 2010

    1 will drill as many as 10 wells in Al Baraka field, sole producing area in southern Egypt's Kom Ombo basin. The top drive -equipped rig is rated to 10,500 ft and is to spud Al Baraka-6 by the end of April. Al Baraka-5 will follow

  3. BP's investigation finds series of failures in Macondo blowout

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    likely the portion of the drill pipe (from above the eroded point), which broke off and fell down the riser when the top drive fell onto the rig floor or as the rig sank, and the riser collapsed," the report said. A right-hand pipe section

  4. EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT FRONTIERS REPORT: World's frontier basins beckon exploration

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 May 2010

    reservoirs. The field is producing 650 b/d from four wells, and only its northern part has been appraised. The Chinese top drive drilling rig is rated to 10,500 ft, deep enough to evaluate the basin's entire geologic section. Boise basin, Ida

  5. EQUIPMENT | SOFTWARE | LITERATURE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Aug 2010

    jacket AC drilling motor is a completely enclosed, water-cooled and flameproof AC version designed for drawworks and top drive applications for drilling rigs onshore and offshore. The new motor is cooled by circulating water instead of utilizing

  6. BP's investigation finds series of failures in Macondo blowout

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    likely the portion of the drill pipe (from above the eroded point), which broke off and fell down the riser when the top drive fell onto the rig floor or as the rig sank, and the riser collapsed,” the report said. A right-hand pipe section

  7. Egypt

    Online Articles

    Thu, 22 Apr 2010

    1 will drill as many as 10 wells in Al Baraka field, sole producing area in southern Egypt’s Kom Ombo basin. The top drive -equipped rig is rated to 10,500 ft and is to spud Al Baraka-6 by the end of April. Al Baraka-5 will follow. The

  8. EQUIPMENT | SOFTWARE | LITERATURE

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jan 2012

    drilling rig to load the drawworks, center steel, and bottom mast sections onto sub. The mast ships in three loads with top drive , service loops, lights, block, and mast-raising cylinders all integrated into the mast. This system also allows for

  9. France

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Nov 2010

    throughout Liassic to evaluate reservoir and rock properties. The Eurorig class land drilling rig T-208 is a 1,550-hp, top drive equipped unit that will be mobilized from northern Spain and is capable of drilling vertical and horizontal wellbores

  10. DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POWERFUL TOP DRIVES PROGRESSES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Feb 1992

    000 ft-lb. The load ratings of top drive systems have increased to improve ..... still about 350 offshore rigs without top drive systems that are candidates for retrofitting ..... Systems is the largest manufacturer of top drive systems and has sold 347 units

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