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DNV GL acquires specialist in CFD for fire, explosion analysis

DNV GL has acquired ComputIT, a specialist independent company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D.

New Products and Services

Alex Endress, World Oil

Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of the AutoTong system featuring AutoEvaluate connection-make-up software.

Innovative Thinkers

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Dr. Jim Kaculi says he always “had a great desire to learn.”

GEODynamics consolidates reactive perforating technology IP

GEODynamics, Inc. announced today it finalized payments of all future royalties to QinetiQ Group, PLC toward the portfolio of U.S. and international patents related to reactive oil and gas well perforating.

Halliburton introduces water-based drilling fluid for unconventional, mature plays

Halliburton has announced the release of the BaraShale Lite Fluid System, a high performance water-based fluid designed to maintain full salt saturation with reduced density, help prevent lost circulation and minimize waste disposal costs.

Hunting’s H-1 perforating system advances safety, stage efficiency and success rates

Hunting Energy Services, a subsidiary of Hunting PLC, the international energy services company, today reported that operators using its Titan Division’s H-1 perforating system have performed more than 38,400 runs since introduction last year without any safety-related incidents and with fewer personnel.

Halliburton launches electromagnetic pipe inspection tool

Halliburton has announced the release of the Electromagnetic Pipe Xaminer V (EPX V) service.

Churchill Drilling Tools launches dart-less version of its self-filling float

Churchill Drilling Tools, a global oilfield service company specializing in drilling innovation, has seen a growing demand for its technology with a record number of dart activations in August 2017.

Weatherford, Intel collaborate on digital oilfield technologies

Weatherford International plc joined Intel Corporation at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona to showcase the collaboration between the oilfield services provider and the technology giant, and to demonstrate the benefits of bringing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to the oil field.

Rockwell Automation takes decision-making from hours to milliseconds with new IoT technologies

In manufacturing and industrial operations, better business decisions require faster operational visibility. Rockwell Automation is helping manufacturers solve this challenge with easy access to advanced analytics and operational insights available at the point of production in milliseconds – not hours.

Archer launches downhole imaging and measurement services

Archer, the global oilfield services company, has launched a new generation of SPACE ultrasound imaging and measurement services, which apply ground-breaking ultrasonic techniques – such as phased-array beam-forming – to enable true spatial understanding of the downhole environment.

Statoil, Techstars launch global accelerator program for energy innovators

Statoil is partnering with Techstars to create a global accelerator program for innovators and entrepreneurs who aspire to shape the future of energy.

Weatherford introduces V0-qualified retrievable well barrier

Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of the ISO Extreme retrievable well barrier, which is qualified to ISO 14310 V0 standards for gas-tight isolation.

Baker Hughes, KBC partner to provide integrated software solutions to oil and gas

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), and KBC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, have announced a preferred partnership that will provide a combination of process simulation, asset performance management and operational software solutions to the oil and gas industry.

Halliburton introduces new drill bit for high energy applications

Halliburton has announced the release of GeoTech HE, a robust drill bit that incorporates new features and materials to deliver enhanced performance and increased reliability in today’s high energy drilling systems characterized by very high weight-on-bit and drilling torque.

Hunting, ExxonMobil move to next phase of Autonomous Project for field testing

Hunting’s Titan Division and ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. entered into a joint agreement in 2015 to develop autonomous tool technology that creates a revolutionary step change in well completion and P&A. After meeting several development milestones, Hunting and ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. announced that field trials for the autonomous tools will begin in late 2018.

Ashtead Technology signs five-year collaboration agreement with TSC

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology has signed a five-year global collaboration agreement with Technical Software Consultants Limited (TSC), part of Eddyfi Technologies, for its Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM) instruments.

Schlumberger announces new digital well construction planning solution

Schlumberger has introduced DrillPlan digital well construction planning solution at the SIS Global Forum—the first step in the DELFI cognitive E&P environment.

Collaboration delivers LWD triple-combo breakthrough for ultra-high-temperature wells

Steven Wacher, Zach Crosby, Tommy L. Binford Jr., Weatherford

As exploration efforts go into deeper, hotter and more remote offshore basins, the need for more advanced downhole drilling and logging tools is palpable. Accordingly, a new LWD toolstring that provides real-time downhole data, while withstanding 410°F temperatures, has been developed and tested in the harsh Gulf of Thailand.

Emerson launches industry-first controller for automation versatility, IIoT-enabled operations

Emerson is launching the DeltaV PK Controller, making the advanced automation of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to fast-growth industries traditionally less reliant on large-scale automation.