February 2020 ///

Special Focus

Special Focus: 2020 Forecast - U.S. Drilling

Craig Fleming, Kurt Abraham, World Oil

U.S. on a downward trajectory as shale industry matures

Special Focus: 2020 Forecast - International Drilling and Production

Staff, World Oil

Improved offshore activity, coupled with significant conventional oil development programs operated by NOCs, should push drilling marginally higher in 2020.

Columns

The last barrel

Craig Fleming, World Oil

Sustainability: Are we moving too fast?

Features

Adjustable smart-bit increases durability and ROP during drilling operations

Brad Ivie, NOV

As wellbores and drilling operations have become more complex, drill bit development must keep pace to meet increasingly difficult performance requirements.