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  1. EQUIPMENT | SOFTWARE | LITERATURE

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    Mon, 16 Jan 2012

  2. DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POWERFUL TOP DRIVES PROGRESSES

    Keith Rappold Drilling Editor The increase in drilling of deep extended reach and horizontal wells has stimulated a number of design improvements in overhead rotary system technology. Overhead rotary systems, or top drives, are being developed with larger, more powerful motors capable of producing ...

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    Mon, 17 Feb 1992

  3. CNX Gas drills record Marcellus shale well

    Pittsburgh-based CNX Gas Corp., an exploration and production company that has drilled hundreds of coalbed-methane wells in the Appalachian basin, drilled its first horizontal Marcellus shale wells in Pennsylvania in 2008.

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    Mon, 19 Jan 2009

  4. OTC Spotlight on Technology recognizes 13 innovations

    The 2010 Offshore Technology Conference recognized 13 innovative technologies in its Spotlight on New Technology.

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    Mon, 10 May 2010

  5. SPECIAL REPORT: Dubai contracts first new Maersk jack up

    Maersk Contractors is building four identical independent leg cantilever jack ups with an innovative XY cantilever design at Keppel FELS in Singapore.

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    Mon, 3 Mar 2008

  6. Special Report: Unconventional basins require new rig types

    Even though more than 1,000 rigs are inactive in the US, drilling contractors are building new land rigs to satisfy operator demand for improved technology.

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    Mon, 1 Feb 2010

  7. Canadian drilling pace slows

    Fewer wells are being drilled in Canada this year, equivalent to activity 5-6 years ago.

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    Mon, 22 Oct 2007

  8. Rig concept fills gap between light-mobile and heavy-stationary rigs

    Workovers in deep directional gas wells push the limits of mobile rig capabilities.

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    Mon, 3 Dec 2001

  9. PLCs, hydraulics improve slant rig shallow-drilling operations

    Although slant drilling is a technology that has been in use for many years, the latest generation of slant rig designs enables newer rigs to do more than drill at an angle.

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    Mon, 26 Feb 2001

  10. Extended-reach drilling develops Sacate field, offshore California

    ExxonMobil Corp. drilled the Sacate Sa-2 well from its Heritage platform offshore California in 1,075 ft of water in May 2000, which the company believes set the North American record for extended- reach drilling (ERD).

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2002

  11. Latin American drilling activity swells in past year

    Latin American drilling activity has increased 20% since spring 2003, and global rig counts have reached multi-year highs.

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    Mon, 21 Jun 2004

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

    BP PLC, operator of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, said a series of failures, both mechanical and human, made by "multiple companies" contributed to the well's blowout and subsequent fire and explosion on Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible.

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    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

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