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An earthquake had shifted a shallow fault, damaging casing and causing the blowout.
Established as the standard for well control training on the US OCS, WellCAP is broadening its curriculum and gearing up to train many new personnel.
Due to difficult, remote jungle logistics, InterOil's decision to undergo the expense and risk of a reactive material squeeze protected an important discovery well.
For better openhole pressure distribution, the gas-lift, dual-density method is favored.
Reasons for using this method in underpressured, compartmentalized carbonate reservoirs include operational ease, safety and reduced damage.
Faced with a seized gate valve in the closed position, the operator employed a pioneering milling operation to restore health to an offshore well.
A lack of growth in Gulf of Mexico drilling efficiency can be traced to non-productive time hurting economics, as well as governmental and insurance constraints limiting new technology.
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Friction over gas reserves with China prompts Japanese military upgrade
Two new heavy oil technologies; First GOM FPSO use approved
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In November, lower OPEC oil production countered higher OECD supply, resulting in an overall global decline of 50,000 bpd.
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