Middle East Liftboat Fleet - Q3 2020 Update
Quarter 3 2020 Middle East Liftboat Fleet Update
OCTG market outlook - what to expect
Our outlook for the OCTG market for the next 3-9 months
Guide to Metals, Steel and Alloys in Oil & Gas Industry
Metals represent more than 60% of Oil & Gas industry spending and present almost in every step of the industry value chain. There are a number of different types of metals used in the Oil & Gas industry. Here is a quick guide and all-you-need-to-know summary.
Guide to Elastomers in Oil & Gas Industry
Elastomers are high-quality rubber (or plastic) used when sealing is required. Primarily used as o-rings, seals and gaskets, elastomers are used in packers, completion equipment, liner hangers, plugs, BOP, wellhead equipment, stimulation and zonal isolation equipment, logging tools, sampling equipment, motors and alike.
Land / onshore rigs outlook in North America
Current uncertainty in the world around COVID and industry downturn, continue to put a lot of pressure on land/ onshore rig operators in North America. And, the worst is yet to come.
Offshore Jack-Up Rigs - Category Analysis
Archived, originally published in JULY 2017 A Detailed Insight to the Offshore Jack-Up Rig Market
Are You Paying a Fair Rate for a Jack-Up Rig?
Sometimes it is very hard to understand why operating day rates for a drilling rig (jack-ups in the Middle East) in this case) can fluctuate so much and go from $120k to $ 75k or from $ 200k to $110k. There is no straight logic in how the rig owners can reduce their day rates by almost half and still be profitable. Well, there is if you demystify it.
Rolls-Royce and Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) ?
Power-by-the-hour as a contracting strategy for Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP)
Things you probably didn't know in Project Performance
Historically most of the capital projects in the oil & gas industry ( and many others) have been delivered on a Lump Sum basis (or its derivatives EPC / LSTK/EPCM etc), which implies one basic thing - transfer all risks to other parties.
Low Hanging Fruits - Materials Management in Oil and Gas Industry
Materials management is the oil & gas industry is a large field of opportunities when it comes to reducing cost and being more efficient, as we described in our earlier article on the same subject Materials Management in Oil Industry - This is what you lose.
Materials Management in Oil Industry - This is what you lose
Perhaps the fundamental purpose of materials management is to ensure that the right materials, of the right quality, in the right quantities, are available at the right time and all of it at the optimum cost. A very challenging task, but it is vital for Oil & Gas operations.