Geology & Geophysics
Drillers seek a downhole source for seismic while drilling
In early May, on the eve of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, geoscientists and drilling engineers will gather in Galveston for a workshop on seismic while drilling (SWD) jointly presented by the Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Seismic survey vessel capabilities go up while count goes down
The 2013 tally of seismic vessels worldwide is 142, down eight from 2012.
Worldwide Seismic Vessel Survey
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Novel deepwater riser bundle is constructed offshore
The need for alternatives to steel catenary and flexible risers has increased with the need for a larger number of risers in deeper water and on congested fields.
Subsea processing comes of age
The offshore oil and gas industry was pioneered by risk takers and innovative thinkers.
Enhanced coiled tubing improves well intervention offshore Malaysia
The Angsi field has become a significant priority in terms of oil and gas production for Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Malaysia’s national oil company.
Drilling and Completion
Reviewing newbuild drill rig strategies
Drilling contractors maintain a portfolio of rigs specific to their business strategy and ability to access capital markets.
Subsea rotating device enhances dual gradient drilling
Dual gradient drilling (DGD) is set to turn the page on a problem that has long challenged the deepwater industry.
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