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20.06.2014 New Insulation Wraps Protect Drilling Assets by Improving Hardbanding

Hardbanding has been proven to decrease drilling costs and downtime while increasing profitability and productivity. But if the finished hardband tool joint is allowed to cool too fast, it can seriously damage the structural integrity of the drill pipe or string.

19.06.2014 Carnarvon Petroleum provides Thailand drilling update

Carnarvon Petroleum Limited has provided an update on L44/43 and L33/43 Concessions in Thailand, the company reported in a news release. Carnarvon holds a 20% interest in the projects.

17.06.2014 Rig moves through Norwegian waters to Russian Arctic drillsite

The Romanian drilling rig GSP Saturn is shipped along the Norwegian coast towards the drill site in the Russian Pechora Sea.

16.06.2014 Drilling in Norwegian Sea completed

The NPD completed the drilling of shallow boreholes in the western Norwegian Sea. Three holes were drilled on the Mørerand High, 293 kilometres northwest of Kristiansund.

10.06.2014 Optimizing Choice of Horizontal Well Borehole Profile Design

Today, one of important goals for oil and gas companies operating in competitive envirionment is to reduce costs of well drilling. One of the most perspective ways to accomplish that goal is to optimize well borehole profiles.

10.06.2014 Tethys Oil announces production update

Tethys’ share of the production, before government take, from Blocks 3 and 4 onshore the Sultanate of Oman amounted in April 2014 to 208,772 barrels of oil and in May 2014 to 219,020 barrels of oil, corresponding to 6,959 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and 7,065 bopd resp

02.06.2014 Tethys Petroleum drills fourth well in Kazakh gas campaign

Tethys (TSX:TPL)(LSE:TPL) on June 2 announced the completion of drilling and logging of the AKK20 exploration well, the fourth well in its 2014 shallow gas drilling programme in Kazakhstan.

26.05.2014 Putin: Russian oil companies best on safe Arctic drilling

Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Vladimir Putin praised the technology Russian oil companies are using in the Arctic.

21.05.2014 ERIELL Group Drills First Commercial Production Well in Russia

ERIELL Group has successfully completed drilling of the first well within the framework of the new project with Severneftegazprom at the Yuzhno-Russkoye oil/gas/condensate field known for some of the most hard-to-recover gas reserves.

14.05.2014 Gazprom International starts drilling in Shahbazpur in Bangladesh

Gazprom International on May 7 began drilling the well Shahbazpur-3 in the Padma river delta in Bangladesh. The well is expected to be 2,956 meters deep.