RDCR, Russian Drilling Roundtable 2018

The 6th RDCR, is a unique event bringing together professionals from the leading Russian drilling contractors and drilling teams from the regional operators to interact with Russian and International suppliers of rig and drilling equipment. In 2018 the event will change and incorporate the production cycle, stimulation, intervention, artificial lift, production optimization and EOR. Our reservoir and production colleagues will be made to feel more than welcome at the RDCR.

By encompassing a wider field we will intergate the drilling, production drilling and production teams to offer a one stop event for the entire upstream value chain.

RDCR 2018 News

KCA Deutag: Awarded $90m Lukoil Contract

KCA Deutag: Awarded $90m Lukoil Contract

The Land division of KCA Deutag, one of the world’s leading international drilling and engineering contractors has been awarded a contract worth more than $90m USD by Russia’s second largest oil company, Lukoil for the supply of two arctic cluster slider rigs in the northern republic of Komi, Russia. The first rig deployed has been an existing rig from within KCA Deutag’s Russian operations and the second will be a new-build rig...

GE and Baker Hughes: Merger Expected to Close 3rd of July

GE and Baker Hughes: Merger Expected to Close 3rd of July

Baker Hughes Incorporated today announced that more than 99% of the votes cast at the special meeting of Baker Hughes stockowners were voted to approve the previously announced combination of Baker Hughes with General Electric...

C.A.T. oil Continues its Growth Path in Q1 2014 Despite Challenging Environment

C.A.T. oil Continues its Growth Path in Q1 2014 Despite Challenging Environment

C.A.T. oil AG (O2C, ISIN: AT0000A00Y78), one of the leading providers of oil and gas field services in Russia and Kazakhstan, continued its growth path and accelerated its operating performance in the first quarter of the year. Despite reporting 2.5 times higher weather-related down-time days yoy, the Company increased its total service job count as well as its drilling and sidetracking footage by 4.3% and 17.9% yoy, respectively...

Salym Petroleum Development Drills 900th Salym Well

Salym Petroleum Development Drills 900th Salym Well

On 25 May 2014 Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) drilled its 900th well on the Salym group of fields since the execution of the Salym Project began in 2003. The anniversary well, 3150 meters deep, was drilled on the Upper Salym field in 14.41 days. It’s a first sub-horizontal well to BS-8 formation in SPD...

PetroNeft Final Results 2016

PetroNeft Final Results 2016

PetroNeft owner and operator of Licences 61 and 67, Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, is pleased to report its final results for the year ended 31 December 2016. In addition, PetroNeft announces that the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2016...

Rosneft, Seadrill and North Atlantic Drilling Expand Cooperation

Rosneft, Seadrill and North Atlantic Drilling Expand Cooperation

Rosneft, North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. and Seadrill Limited signed an Investment and Cooperation Agreement at the 18th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to form a long-term partnership with a view to capture the opportunities in developing Rosneft’s offshore and onshore projects until at least 2022. The signing ceremony was led by Vladimir Putin, the President of Russian Federation...

Introducing the NOV Kostroma Train Rig!

Introducing the NOV Kostroma Train Rig!

National Oilwell Varco’s Russia/CIS manufacturing facility located in Kostroma, Russia is nearing the completion of its first extreme cold weather drilling rig, the Kostroma train rig...

Gazpromneft-Yamal: Completes Russia First Quadruple Multilateral Well

Gazpromneft-Yamal: Completes Russia First Quadruple Multilateral Well

Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft-Yamal has completed construction of Russia’s first ever multilateral well with four horizontal cased-hole side tracks, at its Novoportovskoye field. A total 6,756 metres was drilled, including 4,411 metres drilled in the target strata...

SPD is Testing Pitless Drilling Technology

SPD is Testing Pitless Drilling Technology

SPD tested application of pitless drilling model at the Salym group of oil fields. Technology like this makes it possible to reduce adverse environmental effect and optimize well pad construction costs through reducing their area and drilling waste volume...

RPI: Horizontal Drilling in Russia

RPI: Horizontal Drilling in Russia

Horizontal drilling increased by 80% in both KMAD and East Siberia between 2007-2012. The contribution to incremental drilling was roughly the same in both regions.As a result, horizontal drilling is rising at a steady pace in Russia due to both the development of new fields in greenfield oil producing regions and the development of tight reserves in KMAD...