The July issue of World Oil magazine will take a special look at collaboration adds MPD functionality to deepwater rig and lightweight risers increase rigs’ water depth ratings. Other articles cover latest news on oil and gas exploration, drilling and production sector.
Acoustical determination of cement thickness in cased wells
The thickness and reliability of cement in a cased well is a matter of concern for both service companies and operators.
Building understanding of offshore Congo regional geology through 3D seismic
Exploration offshore Congo is moving into deeper water, with discoveries, such as Moho Bilondo, helping to de-risk the petroleum system.
Meeting offshore challenges with new rig designs
New offshore rig designs feature a drillship capable of drilling 40,000-ft wells in a 12,500-ft water depth, with 20,000-psi well control; a platform rig with hydraulic hoist; a jackup with P&A capabilities; and integrated software for quality management.
ONS: Changes lie ahead, and below, for the oil and gas industry
In the same way that operators, service companies and manufacturers have switched gears to respond to the changing oil and gas landscape offshore Norway, the UK and mainland Europe, the organizers of this year’s Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) event have also updated their focus.
Regional report: UKCS
Recent tax breaks are showing signs of revival on the UKCS; however, technical and commercial challenges remain
Riding a high tide, Norway plans for the future
As operators push Norwegian E&P activity close to record highs, the government and industry are working together to plan future upstream growth prudently while keeping costs under control.
Race to production steadily ramping up
What’s new in well logging and formation evaluation
Part 2: In this final installment of a two-part series, the author highlights developments in wireline cased-hole logging, reservoir monitoring, coring, wellsite evaluation and laboratory techniques.
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