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Trump to consider new testing for offshore Atlantic oil and ...

The Trump administration is considering letting six companies test for oil and natural gas off the Atlantic coast. The Wednesday decision by the Interior Department is an early step toward potential drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, reversing an Obama administration policy to reject such applications ...

Apache deploys data aggregation technology to enable data ...

Big data holds significant promise for the oil and gas industry in terms of enabling better decision making, thus lowering costs. However, operators and contractors must take steps to make data more actionable and to overcome challenges relating to data quality and transformation, Michael Behounek, Senior Drilling Adviser at Apache Corp, said ...

Remote directional drilling enhances shale well quality ...

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Glossary | Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Glossary. This glossary contains commonly used terms in oil and gas leasing and exploration activities. Many of these terms are interesting and unique to the drilling industry.

Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ...

Marine scientists say that opening up more areas to drilling means disruption for marine ecosystems and an even greater increased risk for oil spills.

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Process | FracFocus Chemical ...

What Is Hydraulic Fracturing? Contrary to many media reports, hydraulic fracturing is not a "drilling process." Hydraulic fracturing is used after the drilled hole is completed.

Oil well control - Wikipedia

Oil well control is the management of the dangerous effects caused by the unexpected release of formation fluid, such as natural gas and/or crude oil, upon surface equipment of oil or gas drilling rigs and escaping into the atmosphere.

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Work of the Petroleum Geologist; oil and gas well drilling, salaries, contouring, porosity, traps, mud logs, rocks, electric logs, seismic, geology careers.

How to drill a well in FIVE easy steps Alex Vaughan, Senior ...

Drilling Mud Drilling fluid, known as mud, has several different functions essential to drilling an oil or gas well, including – Subsurface pressure control ...

Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool | Drilling ...

Casing is pipe usually larger in diameter and longer than drill pipe and is used to line the hole. Casing operations occur periodically throughout the drilling process starting with the surface casing, intermediate casing, and ending with production string which takes place during well completion ...