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13
May

DeltaTek Global joins forces with local businesses to help Deeside mental health charity

DeltaTek Global joins forces with local businesses to help Deeside mental health charity DeltaTek Global, specialists in well construction, has joined forces with local Aberdeen organisations to provide mental health charity One to One Counselling Service Deeside (One to One) with an office refurbishment. The charity which provides a free and confidential counselling service operates out of its premises in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, and is a project support service provided by…

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27
Jan

Extending the weather window: Stress and fatigue elimination with ArticuLock®

Waiting on weather (WoW) can lead to significant and previously unavoidable downtime for operators. The introduction of DeltaTek’s stress and fatigue elimination technology, ArticuLock®, to the subsea market has opened up the weather window for the deployment of subsea architecture through the decoupling of the fixed MODU from the equipment being run. ArticuLock® eliminates stress through a ball and socket concept that allows for +/- 15 degrees of articulation whilst…

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20
Jan

DeltaTek drives internal growth strategy with new promotions

DeltaTek, a well construction specialist, has announced a number of promotions within its team, reflecting the company’s internal growth strategy. DeltaTek’s disruptive technologies, including SeaCure® and ArticuLock®, were created in response to the growing requirement for simple, cost-saving and value-adding oil and gas service solutions. Following on from a successful 2021, the recent promotions of Lori Angus to Office Manager, Jonas Taverne to Senior Service Supervisor and Gregor McLellan to…

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14
Dec

DeltaTek Global Reports International and UK Growth in 2021 – Forecasting Positive 2022

DeltaTek Global, well construction specialist, has reported a record-breaking 2021, with business growth, global expansion and contract awards totaling approximately £3 million. Known for its disruptive technologies which are continuing to be deployed by some of the industry’s most prolific operators, DeltaTek has experienced significant expansion in the last year, having entered new markets and delivered operations in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Asia Pacific. Mirroring its global…

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09
Dec

Saved time, reduced risk – how SeaCure® mitigates over side standby cover / fast response cover

DeltaTek’s proprietary SeaCure® cementing system is commonly used due to its ability to provide Ultimate Cement Placement of the casing or liner string being installed. As well as Ultimate Cement Placement, many users have recognised multiple other inherent benefits of this technology, but the one which will be explored in this discussion is the capability to remove the requirement for overside work within the moonpool when running a casing string.…

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07
Dec

DeltaTek renews its partnership with GS Oilfield Solutions in Norway

Aberdeen-based well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global, has renewed its partnership agreement with GS Oilfield Solutions, further strengthening its footprint in the Norwegian North Sea. GS Oilfield Solutions, based in Stavanger, Norway, offers resourcing services of all types of equipment required by the global oil and gas specialising in premium products within the drilling and well intervention sectors. The partnership will see GS Oilfield Solutions supply DeltaTek’s full suite of the…

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28
Oct

Downhole temperature data confirming ultimate cement placement

DeltaTek’s pioneering team is constantly striving to make technological improvements to provide our clients with greater value when deploying our systems. A recent improvement to our SeaCure® bottom hole assembly (BHA) involved offering DeltaTek’s weight set centraliser (WSC) as an alternative to our weight set sub (WSS). Both the WSC and WSS provide the set down weight required for the SeaCure® latch in adapter’s collet function to engage into the…

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14
Oct

DeltaTek expands its footprint with a strengthened intellectual portfolio

Well construction experts, DeltaTek Global, has announced it has been granted US, European and Norwegian patents for its ArticuLock® technology following a series of successful deployments. The patent awards strengthen its existing intellectual property portfolio and geographical footprint. Based on a ball and socket concept, ArticuLock® is a simple and robust tool capable of mitigating weather-related downtime by opening up weather windows for installing subsea equipment in more adverse environmental…

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30
Sep

Preventing drill bit and casing damage from the drill out of conventional shoetracks.

The subsea well cementing status quo currently involves the use of the poor boy inner string method and SSR plug method. The standard poor boy inner string cement job involves running an inner string to within a pre-designed distance of the float shoe and making this up to the running tool. The cement job is then pumped and displaced, leaving a designed shoetrack length to try and guarantee quality cement…

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25
Aug

“Anyone for a SPOF?” … no thanks! How SeaCure® mitigates Single Points of Failure

You don’t need to look far before a Single Point of Failure (SPOF) gets some hard press, from “…SPOF is essentially a flaw in the design, configuration, or implementation of a system” to “SPOFs are undesirable in any system with a goal of high availability or reliability”. Engineers in the well construction industry are often tasked with de-risking their operations and, arguably, their most valuable time spent can be attributed…

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