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ENBRIDGE: High-definition pipeline inspection tools can identify pinhole-sized featuresAnd there isn’t much that escapes their attention. Enbridge focuses heavily on prevention to keep our crude oil pipeline network safe. In-line inspection (ILI) tools—or “smart pigs,” to use...

World Oil: Subsea-certified black oil foamer solves production issues in deepwater wellsreduction in bottomhole pressure, as they follow their natural decline curve. The decrease in lifting force leads to liquidloading in the tubing and flowline. This build-up in hydrostatic pressure...

The American Oil & Gas Reporter: Novel Drill Bits Break New Ground, Improve Well EconomicsContinuous improvements in drill bit design and performance are driving an ongoing revolution in drilling efficiency in horizontal resource plays. Oil and gas companies are setting rate of...

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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...

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 drilling...

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 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) and...

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 Baker...

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 execute...

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AMBIT PLUS 24/7 Production Surveillance ServicesIn unconventional wells, the production stream is highly volatile for the initial 90 to 120 days after first oil. A recent study found that one third of alerts generated by automated production...

AMBIT Asset Decision SolutionsAMBIT™ asset decision solutions combine leading technology, accomplished experts, and commercial strategies to balance production rates and costs while improving ultimate recovery and reducing...

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...

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Introduction of Polypropylene Technology from Baker HughesBaker Hughes 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 initial...

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...

POLYWAX PolyethylenesChemical nature and physical properties Baker Hughes POLYWAX™ polyethylenes are fully saturated homopolymers of ethylene that exhibit a high degree of linearity and crystallinity. These synthetic...

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Connexus MagazineA new mobile app for both Android and Apple devices lets you read Connexus magazine on the go.

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 Catalog – Now InteractiveThe Drill Bits Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Baker Hughes drill bits marketing and technical information. A showcase of drill bit technologies, this catalog provides the latest...

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...

IADC Bit ClassificationIADC Bit Classification    

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ENBRIDGE: High-definition pipeline inspection tools can identify pinhole-sized featuresAnd there isn’t much that escapes their attention. Enbridge focuses heavily on prevention to keep our crude oil pipeline network safe. In-line inspection (ILI) tools—or “smart pigs,” to use...

World Oil: Subsea-certified black oil foamer solves production issues in deepwater wellsreduction in bottomhole pressure, as they follow their natural decline curve. The decrease in lifting force leads to liquidloading in the tubing and flowline. This build-up in hydrostatic pressure...

The American Oil & Gas Reporter: Novel Drill Bits Break New Ground, Improve Well EconomicsContinuous improvements in drill bit design and performance are driving an ongoing revolution in drilling efficiency in horizontal resource plays. Oil and gas companies are setting rate of...

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Baker Hughes Wins Six World Oil AwardsBaker Hughes won six awards, the most of any company, at the 15th annual World Oil Awards event held on October 13, 2016 in Houston, Texas. The awards recognize innovative thinking and...

Hammerhead System Wins World Oil Award for Best Deepwater TechnologyThe Hammerhead™ Ultradeepwater Integrated Completion and Production System received the World Oil Award for Best Deepwater Technology during a gala held at the Houstonian Hotel on Oct. 15. The...

Baker Hughes technologies and innovators selected as World Oil Award finalistsBaker Hughes technology innovations and innovators were recently selected as World Oil Award finalists in 10 of 18 categories. The prestigious annual World Oil Awards Black-tie Gala, to be held...

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