Drilling Technology News
Ulterra CFO Maria Mejia Featured in Article by Hispanic Executive
Breakthrough PDC Bit Design Evacuates Cuttings 200% Faster
Ulterra’s Leduc Manufacturing Facility Has No Recordable Injuries for Three Years
According to the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta, the manufacturing, processing, and packaging sector had the highest injury claim rates in 2016. In this sector, the odds of being injured were about every three out of 100 workers. Ulterra’s Leduc Manufacturing Facility has beat those odds, and are proud to announce that their Leduc manufacturing facility has had no recordable injuries for three years.
Latest Bit Designs Drill Faster, Farther: Ulterra Featured in The American Oil & Gas Reporter
By Colter Cookson
Human beings are exploring deep space, eradicating diseases, designing pilotless planes and cars, and placing horizontal wells with multi-mile laterals on target. Psychologists say we do so much in part because we all share a desire to accomplish big things.
Drilling At the Sharp End: Ulterra Featured in North American Shale Magazine
Born in the shale oil fields of Canada and the U.S., Ulterra Drilling Technologies emerged from the latest oil downturn stronger than ever. The Fort Worth firm is now a prime source of where drilling efficiencies come from.
Ulterra Completes the American Petroleum Institute (API) Recertification Audit of their Quality Management System (QMS)
On February 16, 2018, Ulterra completed the American Petroleum Institute (API) Recertification Audit of their Quality Management System (QMS) in Fort Worth, TX. Ulterra’s first API Certification was issued in 2012 and is set to expire in March 2018. Their 2018 audit of their QMS resulted in two minor findings and one opportunity for improvement. This audit was the most successful API audit that Ulterra has completed to date.
73 Rigs Today are More Efficient Than 105 Rigs Several Years Ago?
According to RigZone, the total count of US oil rigs reached 799 which is the highest count since April 2015. Although this number has been steadily increasing for the past five weeks, the drilling industry has not seen a rig count that can compare to the peak of 2014. While the industry yearns to get back to higher rig counts, the advancement of technology has replaced the need for it.