Next Meetings

Dec 2017 Extending field life through advances in slot recovery and drilling mature reservoirs OMV Vienna
Mar 2018 New digital and “big data” technologies to enhance drilling performance BP Sunbury
Jun 2018 tbc  tbc

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On occasion it is possible for non-members to attend; if you are not a member and are interested in registering please contact Hugh Patrick directly.

Previous Meetings

Date Meeting Topic Host Location
31/08/2017 Advances in Drilling fluids and cementing technology Schlumberger London
08/06/2017 Advances in conventional drilling technology SINTEF,  AkerBP, NTNU Trondheim,
02/03/2017 Innovation and standardisation in casing and wellhead design 2H Offshore Aberdeen
01/12/2016 Pushing the limits – innovative well construction & harsh drilling Kongsberg and Lundin Asker, Norway
15/09/2016 The next wave of innovations in cost effective plug abandonment & decommissioning technologies in field cases Wild Well Control St Andrews, Scotland
02/06/2016 Energising human and organisational factors to deliver world-class wells AGR and RGU Aberdeen Aberdeen, Scotland
10/03/2016 Technologies to reduce drilling cost and increase efficiency – including automation and innovation Huisman Equipment BV Rotterdam, The Netherlands
03/12/2015 Technology implementation: case histories, lessons learned and experiences Statoil Forus, Norway
03/09/2015 Right the first time Maersk Copenhagen
04/06/2015 30pc Efficiency Increase – Dream or Reality? Scientific Drilling Amsterdam
12/03/2015 Short and long term well integrity Total Pau
04/12/2014 Well Design – Creating Reliable Barriers ConocoPhillips Aberdeen
04/09/2014 Electronic Oilfield Weatherford Edinburgh
05/06/2014 Frontier Drilling & Extended Reach Drilling Tullow Oil Dublin, Ireland
06/03/2014 Safe and Environmentally Friendly Operations Tesco Bucharest, Romania
05/12/2013 Well abandonment Shell UK Ltd London, UK
12/09/2013 Quality assurance and well integrity Vallourec Mannesmann Paris, France
20/06/2013 Improving the drilling process Det Norske Trondheim, Norway
14/03/2013 Narrow margin/ MPD Centrica Aberdeen, UK
06/12/2012 Realising the true value of real time data Baker Hughes Inc Celle, Germany
06/09/2012 Non-conventional drilling RAG Salzburg, Austria
07/06/2012 Surface drilling technology NOV Nanes, France
01/03/2012 Prevention of Loss Nexen Aberdeen
01/12/2011 Downhole Drilling Technology Talisman Aberdeen
01/09/2011 HPHT Maersk Copenhagen
09/06/2011 Risk Management Eni Milan
10/03/2011 Well Control KCA DEUTAG Bad Bentheim
02/12/2010 Well construction fluids considerations ExxonMobil Germany
09/09/2010 Drilling performance enhancement Schlumberger UK
03/06/2010 Well abandonment / well re-use RWE Germany
04/03/2010 Well design and integrity – challenging the status quo status quo BG Aberdeen
03/12/2009 Expandables, multilaterals and associated technologies OMV Vienna
17/09/2009 ERD and associated technology Halliburton Stavanger
04/06/2009 Well construction fluids Addax Geneva
12/03/2009 Drilling efficiency, resourcing and competency Baker Hughes INTEQ Bergen
04/12/2008 Mature Fields – Prolonging Profitability Talisman Aberdeen
11/09/2008 Deepwater Operations NOV Kristiansand
05/06/2008 Long Term Well Integrity Chevron Aberdeen
13/03/2008 Drilling Efficiency Weatherford London
06/12/2007 HPHT critical and associated technologies Chevron Aberdeen
13/09/2007 Managed Pressure Drilling / Dual gradient drilling / Deepwater Operations Hydro Norway
14/06/2007 Low cost reservoir access Statoil Harstad
15/03/2007 How can we drill wells more efficiently DONG Copenhagen
07/12/2006 Wellbore stability, kicks and losses (with mud weight window) / Realtime formation pressure & ECD control BG Reading, UK
07/09/2006 Development in innovative well design / slim well design / CwD / intervention / completion Eni Milan, Italy
15/06/2006 Real time enablement of Drilling Decisions Schlumberger Cambridge, UK
23/03/2006 Drilling Education, Knowledge Transfer and competency assessment / Eastern block technology transfer Odfjell Drilling Bergen, Norway
01/12/2005 Underbalanced and near balance drilling Halliburton Bucharest
29/09/2005 Directional drilling tools / systems (RSS, motors, hydraulic, electrical, surveying) BP Wytch Farm Dorset
23/06/2005 Muds / Cuttings disposal / Recent developments in drilling muds ConocoPhillips Tananger
10/03/2005 Annular isolation (cement, swelling rubber, mud solidification etc.) Total Pau
02/12/2004 Well Placement – General / ERD Baker Hughes Inteq Celle
09/09/2004 HPHT / Rotating Head / mud wt windows Varco Drilling Equipment Aberdeen
03/06/2004 Casing drilling / through tubing drilling OMV Vienna
25/03/2004 Learning & knowledge management / Reducing NPT Burlington Resources London
11/12/2003 Low cost wells Shell Aberdeen
11/09/2003 Operation centres Statoil Stavanger
12/06/2003 Rig floor automation DONG Copenhagen
13/03/2003 Wellbore stability Schlumberger Paris
05/12/2002 The drilling / G&G (Geology & Geophysics) interface – best practice forum BP London
19/09/2002 Hydraulics, hole cleaning & cementing Halliburton Celle
13/06/2002 HP / HT Wells Norsk Hydro Bergen
21/03/2002 Expandable tubular experiences & lessons learnt Schlumberger Geneva
29/11/2001 Extended reach drilling Enterprise Oil Dublin
06/09/2001 Lower cost wells Schlumberger Aberdeen
14/06/2001 Underbalanced drilling TotalFinaElf Pau
29/03/2001 Deepwater Operations IFP Paris
30/11/2000 R&D Requirements for 2005 Shell Rijswijk
14/09/2000 Performance Enhancement & Measurement Phillips Stavanger
15/06/2000 Well Planning Process for lower cost wells ENI Agip Milan
23/03/2000 ERD & Multilateral Wells Chevron Aberdeen
11/11/1999 Deepwater Operations Statoil Stavanger
09/09/1999 Extended Reach Wells Enterprise London
10/06/1999 Learning & Knowledge Management Maersk Copenhagen
25/03/1999 Low Cost Wells OMV Vienna