Drilling

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May 27, 2024
The software is a fully adaptive, self-learning, and continuously improving system that addresses the unique challenges and requirements of drilling. The AI agent finds the most efficient and safe way to TD, predicts incidents, hazards, and optimizes parameters.
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May 24, 2024
Colombia is targeting oil productiton of 1 MMbpd by pressuring drillers to step up activity in underused exploration blocs, according to the nation’s top energy official.
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March 2024
The digital transformation continues to impact various drilling and production functions in many positive ways, and thus its usage and spending for it will expand further, says a veteran upstream executive.
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April 2024
Increasing safety and reducing injuries during drilling is gaining momentum. Automation achieves these goals in the red zone by automating risk-prone, manual tasks. Automated installation of control line clamps has increased rig floor safety. Semi- and fully automated systems will become available commercially later this year.
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May 14, 2024
The company is looking at other drilling companies for potential acquisitions as it seeks to expand regionally in countries such as Kuwait and Oman, ADNOC's CFO said in an interview.
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May 13, 2024
Patterson-UTI expects to hold a minority equity interest in Turnwell Industries LLC OPC, a company recently formed by ADNOC Drilling. Patterson-UTI expects that Schlumberger Middle East SA, a subsidiary of SLB, will also hold a minority equity interest in Turnwell.
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May 13, 2024
Spearheading unconventional energy drilling development within the Middle East region and securing the UAE’s unconventional energy needs and resources, ADNOC Drilling will leverage innovations in AI smart drilling design, completions engineering, and production solutions.
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May 09, 2024
SentinelCem Pro cement, built upon its predecessor, simplifies mixing operations as it eliminates the need for pre-hydration of the slurry design and access to high-purity water sources. This feature facilitates more efficient rig operations with the option to direct mix the system on-the-fly or in a batch mixer.
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May 08, 2024
Threlix is a patented technology designed to help oil and gas operators reduce drilling rig downtime by alleviating downhole drilling dysfunctions associated with vibration, torsional oscillations and lack of consistent bit engagement.
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May 02, 2024
The company, serving as operator with a 75% stake alongside ONHYM at 25%, has initiated drilling at the Gaufrette prospect with the spudding of the RZK-1 well.
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May 02, 2024
TAQA’s Threlix is designed to assist operators in mitigating drilling dysfunctions across multiple axis in Rotary Steerable Systems applications, improving drilling efficiency and cost reduction.
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May 01, 2024
The SABER Tool, based on a concept originally designed by Shell, deploys a unique internally directed fluid pressure differential system for steering rather than using pads or pistons. B
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March 27, 2024
Robert Borne brings more than 20 years of experience in the oil and gas sector along with a proven track record of leadership and success. He has built an extensive base of knowledge of the drilling industry through roles spanning engineering, operations, sales, business development and digital transformation.
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March 14, 2024
Advanced AI is gaining a foothold in the oil field as drillers and producers are relentlessly focused on improving efficiency. While the technology is being tested around the globe, the U.S. is perhaps the most important spot to watch.
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March 13, 2024
tde powerline is the industry’s first downhole high power, high bandwidth data highway enabling intelligent digital drilling systems - a key enabler for AI driven solutions and drilling automation.
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February 28, 2024
An increase in global demand means the Tomax sales system must be scaled up. To have this happen in a sustainable and cost-effective way, Tomax has set out to pioneer moving drilling tools into the digital business space.
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February 28, 2024
The new spending will occur during the next three to four years, a bp spokesperson said in an emailed response to questions. bp will continue to hold about 70% of its existing interests in Egypt outside the joint venture with ADNOC.
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February 25, 2024
To date, all surveying activity has been completed, with demining activities complete on the Damara Fold Belt Prospect L, which is expected to be the company’s first drilling location with an expected spud date in June 2024.
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February 22, 2024
All but one of the firm’s operational rigs are currently deployed in Abu Dhabi, with most serving its parent company. However, by the end of 2024, the company will have enough rigs to deploy outside of the United Arab Emirates too, Salem said. It will spend $750-950 million to acquire 15 rigs this year.
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February 20, 2024
KCF Technologies, a provider of predictive maintenance and machine health solutions, announced an integration with Nabors Industries, pioneer of the RigCLOUD digital drilling platform, enabling customers to bring data from their wireless machine sensors into the open cloud system.
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February 18, 2024
Caterpillar Oil & Gas announced the launch of the Cat Hybrid Energy Storage Solution to help drillers and operators cut fuel consumption, lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and reduce environmental impact in today’s oil and gas operations.
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