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Offshore Drilling & Completion: US & Gulf of Mexico

Cameron awarded order for blowout preventer

Cameron has received an order from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas to supply a 25,000-psi blowout preventer stack and 25,000-psi manifold.

Oxane Materials offers OxThor proppant for deepwater applications

Oxane Materials is now offering OxThor, a conductive, stronger, lighter proppant focused on high-value, technologically demanding deepwater applications.

USCG responds to GoM rig taking on water

The US Coast Guard is monitoring conditions on the ENSCO 8506 semisubmersible drilling rig which began taking on water into a ballast tank after being hit by heavy seas.

Weatherford donates RipTide to Bush Library ‘Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery’ exhibit

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will celebrate the grand opening of its newest exhibit, “Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery” with a RipTide RFID donated by Weatherford International.

New DTS interpretation improves matrix acidizing offshore Mexico

The Schlumberger ACTive live downhole coiled tubing (CT) was selected for real-time treatment monitoring of subsequent matrix acidizing jobs. The ACTive CT services convey live downhole measurements on fiber-optics, telemetry-enabled CT, and consist of a bottomhole assembly, surface electronics and interpretation software. Downhole data, including internal and external pressures, temperature, casing collar locator, gamma ray and distributed temperature sensing, can be used for various intervention operations independently. However, PEMEX was most interested in how these measurements can be used collectively to optimize acidizing.

New Bush Library and Museum exhibit to explore offshore drilling

Learn about the history, pioneers, and technological advances of the offshore drilling industry at a new interactive exhibit "Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery" on display March 31, 2014 through Feb. 1, 2015 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

Parker Drilling receives contract for barge drilling rig from Chevron

Parker Drilling Co. has contracted its barge drilling rig, Rig 55B, which is being introduced to the company's fleet to bring additional capabilities to the Gulf of Mexico barge market.

Baker Hughes and TMK to deliver integrated well completions

Baker Hughes Inc. and TMK, a producer of pipes for the oil and gas industry, are teaming to jointly develop integrated well completion solutions.

DNV GL forms JIP to enhance offshore leak-detection approach

DNG GL has formed a joint industry project to develop a best practice for designing and implementing offshore leak-detection systems.

Webcasts

Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....

BP Upstream - Insider Insights Part 3: An insight into my career at BP and the delivery of major projects

Ryan Malone will give insights into why he chose to join BP and how his career has progressed rapidly from field locations in Wyoming and Louisiana...
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