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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • Nalcor Energy: CEO Stanley Marshall and the new interim board

      by Tina Olivero

      April 2016 saw a turning point in Herbert Stanley Marshall’s career and also a turning point for Newfoundland and Labrador’s energy history. Newly appointed Nalcor Energy CEO Stan Marshall, now in his mid-60s, has opted to postpone retirement and take on one of the greatest challenges in provincial history: accountability for leading the team that will […]

    • Koleya Karringten Smith

      by Tina Olivero

      Koleya Karringten Smith is the co-founder and President of Absolute Combustion International (ACI). With over 12 years of entrepreneurial experience she has helped to create and develop a company that will change the landscape of burning solutions for the industrial sector of the energy world. The vision for flameless burners originated with inventor Darsell Karringten, […]

    • Efficiency: The New Differentiator

      by Jamie Clarke

      When something has worked for a century, tearing it down and starting from scratch is not often tabled as a viable way to search for improvement. Creating something new isn’t easy, especially within businesses where models, procedures and infrastructures have remained largely static, and where change often comes at significant cost and with significant risks. […]

    • Well Optimization with Ambyint Game Changer

      by Nav Dhunay

      Disruptors are everywhere. Much like the 1960’s we are aggravated by the status quo. This mediocrity is demanding new thinking, new freedoms, and new action. The technology innovators of today are restless and looking to disturb, disassemble and reinvent the systems that are not the best, most efficient, or sustainable for the future. Using technology […]

    • Unmanned Oil Rigs – Are They the Way of the Future?

      by Danielle Larmon

      Robotic Drilling Systems (RDS) has developed an innovative autonomous robotic drilling rig for unmanned drilling operations. The RDS system sets new standards with increased safety and cost-effective planning and drilling, and can be implemented on existing as well as new drilling structures both offshore and on land. Technology innovation has been making leaps and bounds […]

    • Peak Performance Downhole With Wireless Technology Underground

      by Jamie Clarke

      A Tech Revolution With a lengthy development cycle, obligation to carry out exhaustive field-testing, followed by the prospect of marketing a new development to a new customer base, any technology innovator looking to make a mark in the energy sector needs to have an iron will, and a truly game-changing product – that’s what Axial Ventures […]

    • TAM International

      TAM International Exposé

      One of the leaders in overcoming downhole challenges in the oil and gas sector is TAM International. TAM International focuses on inflatable packers, swellable packers, and other downhole needs to provide safe and efficient solutions for drilling and completion, well intervention, unconventional resources, and reservoir optimization applications. TAM International is a privately held company that […]

    • The National Drilling Company of Abu Dhabi

      by Igor Jukov

      An Arabic Symbol of Excellence This summer the Emirate of Abu-Dhabi captured headlines around the world as they started to export oil through the $4.2 billion pipeline, which bypasses the Strait of Hormuz. The successful initiative came to fruition with the National Drilling Company (NDC) playing a leading role in the development of the country’s petroleum industry. As the largest drilling firm in the Arab […]

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