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Drilling Featured Stories:

    • Deep Panuke Project Update

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Profile EnCana’s Deep Panuke project involves the installation of facilities required to produce and process natural gas from the Deep Panuke field, approximately 250 kilometers (155 miles) southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia on the Scotian Shelf. Natural gas from Deep Panuke will be processed offshore and transported, via subsea pipeline, to Goldboro, Nova Scotia, for […]

    • Alberta’s 20-Year Plan for the Oil Sands in Action:

      by Aaryn Lambert

      The oil sands are an integral part of Alberta, now and in the future. The Alberta government is committed to developing this resource responsibly and sustainably. In 2009, the Alberta government developed a 20-year strategic plan called “Responsible Actions: A Plan for Alberta’s Oil Sands,” which will ensure that Alberta’s leading resource will provide secure, reliable energy to Canada and […]

    • EcoScope Technology Advances Drilling Offshore Newfoundland

      by Shane Halley

      (Photo: The EcoScope multifunction LWD service provides a full suite of measurements for productive drilling to put wells in the best place in less time.) Schlumberger has been providing services to oil and gas companies offshore Newfoundland for over a decade. These services fall into three main groups: directional drilling (DD) for steering the drill bit through […]

    • Pushing the Boundaries with Oilfield Tractors

      by Aaryn Lambert

      As extended reach drilling (ERD) sets new records with improved equipment and science, so is the technology surrounding the intervention side of the business evolving. For example, Schlumberger is breaking new grounds with wireline tractors and mechanical services. Schlumberger TuffTRAC* casedhole- services tractor enabled a Canadian major E&P operator to accomplish all intervention objectives, and […]

    • Drilling Rigs

      by matthew

      Drilling contractors are the companies who extract oil, gas, or other organic assets from within the earth. The structure, which is built to accomplish this, is called a drilling rig, or just ‘rig’ in short. They work both onshore and offshore.

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