Neo Oiltools’ drilling technology NeoTork mitigates slip-stick and vibrations Neo Oiltools announced the launch of its ground-breaking down-hole torque management tool, NeoTork. NeoTork automatically manages torque generated from the drill bit and mitigates axial and torsional vibrations. As a result it brings down drilling time, reduces cost of drilling operations, while improving drilling performance. “It is during…

Newpark Mats and Integrated Services (NMIS), a unit of Newpark Resources (NYSE: NR) provider of ground protection solutions, has recently launched the DURA-BASE® DEFENDER™ Liner-Less Spill Containment System – a breakthrough in spill protection technology. Newpark’s latest feat in engineering – developed and field-tested over the past three years alongside customers – addresses challenges with…

Everyone has the right to return home “safe” at the end of the workday.  For employers, safeguarding this right for all employees in not just a moral obligation, it’s a legal one. In Canada’s energy sector it isn’t uncommon for employees or contractors to work alone, outdoors, or beyond the reach of traditional landline and…

Although the oil and gas sector has garnered a sometimes unfair reputation as being technology averse, in the last decade the modern oil field has transformed into a hotbed of innovation. In the name of efficiency and increased output, unconventional drillers have embraced all sorts of technology—from “walking rigs” to multi pad drilling. The downhole…

For many organizations, the delivery of high-speed Internet to remote locations can be challenging. Each area presents various obstacles that can make it difficult to provide a reliable connection. Ideally, companies would like to use a fibre connection, but the heavy costs and logistics involved can make it unfeasible, especially for those requiring temporary connection.…

Mattracks, the leader in rubber track conversion systems just released its new series of Ag Tracks, the TA9000 series.  It expands Mattracks current Track-tor Assist line-up of conversion systems for the ag market.  The TA9000 series includes track systems for Tractors, Harvesters, Sprayers and more with axle loads from 10 to 20 tons.  Track widths…