Issue: December 2010
What industry leaders expect in 2011: Amid uncertainty in the Gulf and an onshore renaissance in the shales, World Oil’s editorial advisors offer their predictions and advice for the year ahead.
Part 3 of 3: Many drilling hazards can be mitigated or avoided using casing or liner drilling, managed pressure drilling or solid expandable liner technologies.
Guide to New Rigs & Rig Floor Equipment 2010: Innovative designs, equipment advances and newbuilds (Part 1 of 4)
Vol. 231 No. 12 GUIDE TO NEW RIGS AND RIG FLOOR EQUIPMENT 2010 New Rig Design Quiet, easy-to-move rigs for European markets KCA Deutag and its sister company Bentec have introduced several new rigs to the European onshore market that are quieter than other rigs,
Guide to New Rigs and Rig Floor Equipment 2010: Newbuild Report. (Part 4 of 4)
Guide to New Rigs and Rig Floor Equipment 2010: Rig Floor Equipment (Part 2 of 4)
Claims of water well contamination need to be evaluated based on modeling of potential pathways of contaminants, sampling methods used and several other technical criteria.
SHALE ENERGY: Developing International Plays-Design and execution of effective hydraulic fracturing taps first shale gas reserves in India
Datafrac testing and mini-falloff analysis aided in the design of frac jobs to produce gas from shale in a field with well-established conventional oil production.
Energy-hungry countries throughout the world are beginning embryonic efforts to replicate the success of US shale plays.
The state of shale plays in Europe
Companies in the news
Don’t count out aluminum drill pipe just yet
Change in the right direction
Chilean miner rescue: The drilling team that defied all odds
The energy boom that might boomerang
End of the rainbow
Everything you know is wrong, unless it isn’t
Oil markets turned significantly stronger in October on higher-than-expected demand, lower OECD inventories and a weaker dollar.
Meetings and Events
New Products and Services
People in industry