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JPT Technology UpdateThe rapid growth of unconventional oil and gas production in the past decade is largely a result of advances in horizontal drilling techniques that allow longer laterals to reach deeper into the...

JPT Technology ApplicationsChris Carpenter, JPT Technology Editor Frac-Pack Solution In low-permeability reservoirs or formations with drilling-induced damage, highconductivity frac-packs can enhance production. B...

StageWatch Technology ApplicationsChris Carpenter, JPT Technology Editor Fracture-Analysis Service Baker Hughes introduced its StageWatch fracture-analysis service to collect the sound reservoir data needed to guide future d...

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

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 tra...

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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 th...

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 in crude...

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 recognize that ...

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UltraConnect 35K HPHT System Case HistoryAn operator in the Gulf of Mexico drilled a well with a measured depth (MD) in excess of 29,000 ft (8839 m), where downhole temperature and pressure were expected to reach up to 470°F (243°C) an...

TORRENT MST Completion System Saved Up to USD 12 Million in IWS Ultra-Deepwater WellAn 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 to exec...

Harpoon Cut and Pull Spear was Set Twice and Retrieved Casing in One Trip, Saved USD 650,000An 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 B...

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MultiNode Active Flow Control DeviceThe MultiNode active flow control device (AFCD) functions as part of the MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system to reduce or increase flow paths in production and injection zones. The sy...

MultiNode All-Electric Intelligent Well SystemSolutions can be costly and complex Passive inflow control devices (ICDs) can help balance production along the lateral in horizontal wells. But, over time, fluid properties and reservoir co...

MultiNode Surface Control UnitThe MultiNode surface control unit (SCU) monitors and controls downhole components of the MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system. It provides both the electric power necessary to actuate...

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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 synthe...

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 initi...

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 functio...

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Connexus MagazineConnexus 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 s...

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

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

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Drill Bits CatalogThe 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; hard...

Drill Bits CatalogThe 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; hard...

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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World Oil Recognizes Innovative Technologies Developed by Baker HughesBaker Hughes recently received five prestigious World Oil Awards at the World Oil Awards black-tie gala on Oct. 16 at the Houstonian Hotel. Winning more awards than any other service company out...

Connexus - 2014 | Volume 5 | Number 2Featured inside this issue are articles about how Baker Hughes helped Total achieve breakthrough results in a mature field redevelopment offshore Gabon, how the installation of electrical submer...

JPT Technology UpdateThe rapid growth of unconventional oil and gas production in the past decade is largely a result of advances in horizontal drilling techniques that allow longer laterals to reach deeper into the...

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World Oil Recognizes Innovative Technologies Developed by Baker HughesBaker Hughes recently received five prestigious World Oil Awards at the World Oil Awards black-tie gala on Oct. 16 at the Houstonian Hotel. Winning more awards than any other service company out...

22 Baker Hughes Finalists Lead the Pack at the 13th Annual World Oil AwardsBaker Hughes Also Named Finalist in Third Annual Regional Oil and Gas Awards Baker Hughes earned 22 finalist nominations in the 2014 World Oil Awards competition, more than any other compan...

Baker Hughes Recognized With Six Major Awards at OTCDuring 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, st...

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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 drilling in...

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