In 1982, Odfjell Drilling’s Service and Rental division expanded to include tubular running services. Odfjell’s Casing Services department grew rapidly in the early years to become a major provider of tubular running, servicing contracts on over 20 offshore rigs in Canadian, Dutch, British and Norwegian waters.
The company has evolved over the years, and today, Odfjell Well Services is a significant global player within the upstream oilfield service sector, providing tubular running services, drilling tool rental and well intervention services, employing hundreds of skilled, highly qualified and engaged employees based all over the globe.
Providing the most up to date technology available for hands-free tubular running operations, high spec drilling tubulars and downhole tools, in-house engineering group focused on development of new technology, vast equipment inventory, and global presence with over 14 operating bases servicing contracts in over 30 countries, Odfjell Well Services is well positioned as a leading company in the front line of our industry.
ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification reflects our commitment to quality and the protection of the environment.
Different methods and technology for reducing the number of well trips have been around for some years; however, as a result of the latest market down-cycle period, these approaches have gained fresh interest, creating a new wave of development in technology-based solutions. In this article I will go into further detail about three of Odfjell Well Services' main technologies on how to reduce tripping.
With the BHA hanging from a hang-off plate during three nautical miles of rig sailing, Equinor and Baker Hughes managed to drill eight top holes on two different templates way ahead of schedule.