Tag: drilling

Tenaris to supply Gran Tierra with casing and tubing

Tenaris to supply Gran Tierra with casing and tubing

Tenaris will supply Gran Tierra Energy with 7,000 tons of casing and tubing to drill 14 wells in the country's Eastern Basin over a...
GN provide drilling waste management systems to Nigeria

GN provide drilling waste management systems to Nigeria

GN Solids Control has been working on providing drilling waste management systems to global oil and gas drilling service companies for many years. Recently, GN Solids Control finished manufacturing of 3 sets of VFD decanter centrifuges, 2 sets of cuttings dryers with auxiliary skid and screw feeding pumps for a Nigerian client.
ONGC successfully moves 33 rigs in pre-monsoon rush

ONGC successfully moves 33 rigs in pre-monsoon rush

Despite severe constraints caused by the Covid-19 lockdown in India, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has safely and successfully moved a total of 33 offshore jack-up rigs to new drilling locations ahead of the adverse weather conditions associated with the Indian monsoon season.

Sandvik completes the divestment of Sandvik Drilling

Sandvik has completed the previously announced divestment of Sandvik Drilling and Completions (Varel), meaning the operations relating to the oil and gas industry to the private equity firm Blue Water Energy and its co-investor, the privately-owned Nixon Energy Investments.
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Electromechanical cables: hidden workhorses of the oil & gas industry

Electromechanical (wireline) cables are not components that receive a lot of attention in the oil and gas industry, yet they provide an essential link between the surface and the wellbore in both onshore and offshore wells.

Sama Resources progress of drilling program

Sama Resources Inc announced progress of its 12,000m Phase IV drilling program (using Sama's new 100% owned drill rig) at the Samapleu Project in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa. The drilling program is designed to tests regional targets and to increase mineral strike length of the known poly-metallic deposits; the "Samapleu Main deposit" and the "Samapleu Extension 1 deposit (Zone 24)".

Atwood receives drilling contract

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. has announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by a subsidiary of Noble Energy Inc. for a worldwide program in the Eastern Mediterranean.

New discovery in the Rights Transfer Area

Petrobras has discovered good-quality oil in the fourth well drilled in the Rights Transfer area in the Santos Basin pre-salt cluster. The well, 3-BRSA-1053-RJS (3-RJS-699), known as Franco SW, is located at a water depth of 2,024 m, some 210 km off the coast of the city of Rio de Janeiro and 17 km south of discovery well 2-ANP-1-RJS (Franco).

Exploration wells advancing quickly

An update was given by Lane Energy Poland and Schlumberger regarding the first exploration shale gas well designed to evaluate the shales in the Baltic Basin of Northern Poland.

Celtic Minerals sample nickel boulders

Diamond drilling by Celtic Minerals Ltd continues on the Kingurutik River claim block in the Voisey’s Bay nickel district, northern Labrador, Canada.