Drilling and Completions

Shale operators develop data volume advantage to compete on price

Aug 2, 2015

Oil price pressure is accelerating improvements in onshore production operations and supply chain processes and is thereby cutting costs per barrel faster than in a higher price...

Digital oil: tools to aid operators amid tightened margins

Aug 1, 2015

A move towards digital oilfields could protect offshore operators from the slump in energy prices and equip them with integrated systems that optimize gains from an eventual price...

Aerospace tech eyed for drill, flow optimization

May 19, 2015

Gains in Rate of Penetration (ROP) from using closed loop technology have shown that oil and gas operators can benefit from technology advancements made in the aerospace sector.

Intelligence brief (April 22 – May 5)

May 5, 2015

LLOG starts production from Delta House; ConocoPhillips’s Mississippi Harrier prospect comes up dry; Statoil plans no new US rigs in 2015

BP re-evaluates deepwater drilling projects

Apr 1, 2015

On March 30, BP decided to terminate contracts for two deepwater floating platforms in the GoM, Seadrill Partner’s semi-submersible West Sirius and Ensco’s DS-4 drill ship. But the...

Rosetta Resources uses data visualization to optimize production

Mar 20, 2015

Digital solutions are increasingly helping oil companies to optimize production. Large operators such as Chevron, ConocoPhilips and Marathon are leading the way, but smaller...

Oil firms invest millions in new ways of looking deeper into the earth

Mar 6, 2015

A global industry consortium gives scientists at Imperial College London $4 million more to locate oil with much better precision.

Halliburton’s strategy: Controlling risk exposure and increasing market share

Feb 23, 2015

Halliburton, the world’s second largest oilfield services company, is trying not to expose itself to any more risks than it needs to while striving to come out with as much market...

Georgia to Maryland: US proposes major expansion of Atlantic coastal drilling

Feb 12, 2015

The Obama administration has proposed opening up coastal waters from Georgia to Maryland for oil and gas drilling.

Hanøytangen AS awarded rig upgrade contract for Borgland Dolphin

Jan 19, 2015

Bergen Group Hanøytangen AS has been awarded a rig upgrade contract from Dolphin Drilling AS.


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