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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...