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2011-03-28 02:56:00

CAIRO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As oil prices continue to rise and the crisis in Libya remains sensitive, operating companies within the MENA region are looking to increase production to meet global demands through enhanced drilling and operational efficiency. To this effect, new drilling technologies and techniques are being explored within the region, including rotary steerable systems for vertical wells and look-ahead pore predicition. This month Schlumberger announced the...

2010-12-28 09:52:00

NORTH AURORA, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- E TIP, Inc. announces the availability of the Universal Low Watt Density (LWD) Preheater(TM) Kits for engines, transmissions, hydraulics, gear boxes, bulk oil tanks, reservoirs etc. Kit sizes are based on the 120v or 240v energy needed for the capacity of the housing. The flexible silicone/fiberglass heating pad mounts permanently to the outside of the housing using a permanent adhesive. A specialized flexible ceramic insulation is...

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2009-07-30 10:50:00

Kumano Basin off Kii Peninsula, approximately 58 km southeast of Japan"” Despite harsh atmospheric and ocean conditions, and complex geological characteristics of its drill site, the deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling, conducted riser-drilling operations to successfully drill down to a depth of 1,603.7 meters beneath the sea floor (at water depth of 2,054 meters). Engaged in IODP Expedition 319, the CHIKYU is drilling deep...

2009-07-30 10:25:11

Researchers aboard drilling vessel Chikyu report successful completion of first riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone.Kumano Basin off Kii Peninsula, approximately 58 km southeast of Japan"” Despite harsh weather and ocean conditions, and complex geological characteristics of its drill site, the deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling, conducted riser-drilling operations to drill successfully down to a depth of 1,603.7...

2009-03-17 13:45:00

Paradigm Sysdrill and Paradigm Geolog GeoSteer to provide properly placed wells, better completions, and higher ROI AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(TM) (www.pdgm.com), a leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the global oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) industry, announced that Williams(R) Production, an integrated natural gas company, has selected Paradigm geosteering and drilling solutions for deployment on future well...


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