News tagged with drilling operation

Gauging the needs of the petroleum industry

When he looked at the dramatic increase in his laboratory's thread gauge calibration income – a 50 % increase over last year and a 1000 % increase from 14 years ago – Dennis Everett saw the writing on ...

Feb 11, 2013
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Chevron blamed in Brazil oil spill: report

A huge oil spill off Brazil's southern coast was the result of excessive pressure used by oil giant Chevron in drilling the sea floor, according to a report by police and prosecutors published by local media ...

Mar 20, 2012
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Smart work clothing for sub-zero temperatures

Working outside in a cold environment for any length of time is difficult with the protective clothing currently available. Innovative, warmer garments must be developed for those taking part in drilling operations ...

Mar 08, 2012
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