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Long-term Zonal Isolation in shale basins lead to improved service delivery Copyright 2014, Well Servicing. Reprinted from the Well Servicing Magazine with permission Recent industry-changing events have brought to light the importance of long term zonal isolation in...

Increasing Lubricity of Downhole Fluids for Coiled-Tubing Operations While increasing coiled-tubing (CT) diameter remains a theoretical option to improve reach, doing so creates logistical challenges. Although fluid-hammer tools and downhole tractors have...

Liner hanger systems bump up pressure ratings, load capacities Following the industry’s path to deeper operations and longer laterals, liner hanger systems are amping up in terms of higher load capacities and higher-pressure ratings. However, being...

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Innovative Non-Planar Face PDC Cutters Demonstrate 21% Drilling Efficiency Improvement in Interbedded Shales and Sand Abstract Traditional polycrystalline diamond cutter (PDC) technology has made tremendous gains over the past decade with corresponding footage and rate of penetration (ROP) improvements in...

Innovative Impregnated Drill Bit Design With Enhanced Durability Improves Performance in Challenging Application in Colombia Abstract Vertical wells are drilled in the Colombian foothills with various types of drill bits, including polycrystalline diamond compact bits (PDC), tungsten carbide insert bits (TCI), and...

Working Smarter On Well Intervention OperationsThis paper describes a new intelligent well intervention performance system. One that contains a variety of sensors and electronics to gather critical downhole measurements, analyze them, and...

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Hydraulic Fracturing: An Environmentally Responsible Technology for Ensuring Our Energy FutureSince the late 1940s, hydraulic fracturing technology has been used in more than a million U.S. wells to safely unlock useful oil and gas reserves that would otherwise remain trapped deep within......

Hydrogen Sulfide ManagementHydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a naturally occurring gas contained in many of the world’s crude oils. It is also formed in the refining process by the degradation of sulfur-containing compounds...

Steerable Drilling Liner SystemsOperators are experiencing and overcoming new challenges that only a few years ago would have precluded them from completing the drilling process in many of today’s wells. Operators...

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TORRENT MST Completion System Saved Up to USD 12 Million in IWS Ultra-Deepwater Well An operator with a deepwater field development in the Lower Tertiary formation in the Gulf of Mexico chose to use the Baker Hughes TORRENT™ multi-zone single trip (MST) completion system...

Harpoon Cut and Pull Spear was Set Twice and Retrieved Casing in One Trip, Saved USD 650,000 An offshore well operator in the Norwegian Sea needed to remove the top section of casing to make way for a planned openhole sidetracking operation in a deviated well. The operator and the...

SULFIX 9252 Hydrogen Sulfide Scavenger Solved H2S Problem for Rail Terminal More than 70% of Bakken shale oil crude is transported by rail each year to key refining areas; keeping rail terminals in operation is essential. A Gulf Coast rail terminal operator...

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Field Communication Services Field Communication Services keep you connected to field operations and meet your business connectivity needs by delivering secure, fault-tolerant services. Our Field Communication Services are......

Harpoon Cut and Pull Spear The Baker Hughes Harpoon™ cut and pull spear is a robust tool designed for cutting and pulling casing in operations associated with plug and abandonment, slot recoveries, and where cement......

SureFIELD Global SystemThe Baker Hughes SureFIELD™ Global remote data acquisition device and communication tool gathers and transmits real-time data from sensors and surface controllers at the wellsite, enabling......

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UNILIN AlcoholsChemical nature and physical properties Based on proprietary technology, UNILIN™ alcohols are fully saturated, long chain, linear primary alcohols. Compared to other commercially available......

Introduction of Polypropylene Technology from Baker PetroliteBaker Petrolite is a leading manufacturer of low-molecular weight polyolefin polymers; delivering targeted solutions that help you meet your performance and profit goals. We are announcing an...

CERAMER PolymersChemical nature and physical properties CERAMER™ polymers are formed by grafting maleic anhydride derivatives onto hydrocarbon polymers in a manner that adds high levels of acid and ester...

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Connexus Magazine Connexus emphasizes oil and gas industry and customer achievements while highlighting the contributions of Baker Hughes technology and people. Published semiannually, each issue will bring you...

TechConnect NewsletterTechConnect articles highlight Baker Hughes technology solutions and the value they delivered to our customers around the world.

Geothermal News Geothermal News is a summary of articles from around the world relating to geothermal energy production.

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Drill Bits Catalog The Drill Bits Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Baker Hughes drill bits marketing and technical information. Sections include general drill bit information; cutter technology;...

Baker Hughes Drill Bits Catalog The Drill Bits Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Baker Hughes drill bits marketing and technical information. Sections include general drill bit information; cutter technology;...

TECH FACTS Engineering HandbookThe Baker Hughes Tech Facts Engineering Handbook is a comprehensive source of technical information for completions, workovers, and fishing. Sections cover tool joints, drill pipe, drill collars......

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Long-term Zonal Isolation in shale basins lead to improved service delivery Copyright 2014, Well Servicing. Reprinted from the Well Servicing Magazine with permission Recent industry-changing events have brought to light the importance of long term zonal isolation in...

Field Communication Services Field Communication Services keep you connected to field operations and meet your business connectivity needs by delivering secure, fault-tolerant services. Our Field Communication Services are......

TechConnect: Vol 12 Num 2 Inside this issue: Baker Hughes uses its new 6 3/4-in. Navi-Drill™ Ultra™ Curve motor to drill the vertical, curve, and lateral sections of three wells in the Eagle Ford basin of...

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Baker Hughes Recognized With Six Major Awards at OTC During the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) May 5-8 in Houston, Baker Hughes was the recipient of six technology awards for advancements in well construction, formation evaluation,...

Baker Hughes Participated in CERAWeek 2014 Baker Hughes had a strong presence at this year’s IHS CERAWeek conference, one of the world’s most influential meetings of energy executives. Seventeen Baker Hughes leaders...

The University of Texas at Austin Unveils Cutting Edge Energy Labs From left to right: Dr. Bill Powers, President, UT Austin Dr. Tad Patzek, UT PGE, Ross White, Director of Talent Acquisition, Scott Schmidt, Vice President Global Sales, Mario Ruscev, Chief...

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Rig Count Application

Our interactive map application of Baker Hughes' US rotary rig counts is available for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Baker Hughes' Rig Counts are an important business barometer for the...

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