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Seize the Opportunity

Reprinted from September 2014 Hydrocarbon Engineering Magazine. Strategies have been developed to overcome desalting challenges of heavy crudes, including new chemical...

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Video: Baker Hughes STEM event sparks student interest in oil and gas industry

More than 20 middle and high school students spent a day last week at the Baker Hughes Drill Bit Facility in The Woodlands, Texas, to learn about the oil and gas industry and...


Expandable liner hanger and packer exceed expectations for first deepwater well in Red Sea

Originally appeared in World Oil® AUGUST 2014 issue, pgs 43-50. Posted with permission. When a wildcat is drilled in deep water, the challenge is magnified by the...

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Presidential characterization

Innovative Thinkers - Melanie Cruthirds, News Editor The beginning of an exciting new professional chapter is already underway for Nathan Meehan. As the recently confirmed...

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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...

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Integrated sustainability concepts enhance site remediation and restoration

Phytoremediation used in Oklahoma project to control migration of groundwater plume Article originally published in the January/February 2014 issue of Drilling Contractor...


Enhanced tool design, testing processes target better field reliability

Clive Rayton, Vice President of Drilling Service Solutions for Baker Hughes, is profiled in the “Critical Issues in Drilling and Completions: Exclusive Q&A’s...


CT-enabled frac sleeves boost completion efficiency in Bakken

Coiled tubing-conveyed solution allows targeted hydraulic fracturing of 19-stage well, reduces plug drillout time Article originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of...


Integrated sand control modeling aids GOM multizone frac-pack

Correct set-down weight on packer simulated for deepwater completion Article originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of Drilling Contractor magazine In sandstone...


Completions system adds secondary barrier to block annular flow

Annular casing packer boosts well control reliability if the cement barrier fails Article originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of Drilling Contractor magazine A...