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  • Atwood Oceanics announces contract extension for Atwood Orca jackup rig

    <p>Atwood Oceanics announced that one of its subsidiaries has agreed to a four month extension on the jackup rig Atwood Orca with Mubadala Petroleum for drilling operations offshore Thailand. The new contract is at an undisclosed day rate that is higher than the current day rate, and it includes two four-month options that are priced at successively higher day rates than the new firm day rate...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/atwood-oceanics-announces-contract-extension-atwood-orca-jackup-rig-44464">Atwood Oceanics announces contract extension for Atwood Orca jackup rig</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Halliburton introduces new drill bit for high-energy applications

    <p>Halliburton announced the release of GeoTech HE, a drill bit that incorporates new features and materials to deliver enhanced performance and increased reliability in today’s high energy drilling systems characterized by very high weight-on-bit and drilling torque...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/halliburton-introduces-new-drill-bit-high-energy-applications-44455">Halliburton introduces new drill bit for high-energy applications</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • US total rig count drops by eight

    <p>The US total rig count has dropped from last week&#8217;s 944 rigs to 936, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count. Onshore, the active rigs fell from 923 to 915, while offshore grew by one. Last year, there were 506 rigs drilling in the US. Of those, 482 were on land and 20 were offshore.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/us-total-rig-count-drops-eight-44453">US total rig count drops by eight</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Weatherford introduces automated pipe makeup and connection evaluation system

    <p>Weatherford announced the commercial release of the AutoTong system featuring AutoEvaluate connection-makeup software. The AutoTong system is the world’s first technology to automate pipe makeup and to provide autonomous connection evaluation....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/weatherford-introduces-automated-pipe-makeup-connection-evaluation-system-44448">Weatherford introduces automated pipe makeup and connection evaluation system</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Schlumberger announces digital well construction planning solution on Microsoft cloud

    <p>Schlumberger has introduced DrillPlan digital well construction planning solution — the first step in the DELFI cognitive E&#038;P environment. The DrillPlan solution is part of a fully integrated well construction offering, which transforms planning and execution performance, and enhances the efficiency and quality of every well drilled...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/schlumberger-announces-digital-well-construction-planning-solution-microsoft-cloud-44437">Schlumberger announces digital well construction planning solution on Microsoft cloud</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Noble Corp names Julie J. Robertson to Board of Directors

    <p>Noble Corporation announced that Julie J. Robertson has been named to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms Robertson will fill a Board vacancy created by a recent retirement. She will serve as a Director of Noble until the next shareholder vote at the annual general meeting in 2018...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/noble-corp-names-julie-j-robertson-board-directors-44434">Noble Corp names Julie J. Robertson to Board of Directors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>

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