TITLE

Drilling gear scaling up to pursue deepwater targets

AUTHOR(S)
Greenberg, Jerry
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Offshore;Feb98, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the emergence of state-of-the-art electronic technology in the deepwater oil drilling industry. Introduction of high capacity drawworks to handle drill pipes in deepwater; Development of electrohydraulic controls for better securing of wells; Advantages of the freestanding drilling riser (FDR) aimed at reducing the time involved ion drilling riser deployment and retrieval.
ACCESSION #
341832

 

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