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Cudd Well Control Unveils New Global Headquarters

Date: Feb. 2023

After a year-long planning and construction phase, Cudd Well Control today announced the unveiling of its new global headquarters. The 27,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility expands Cudd’s presence in the Greater Houston Metroplex and consolidates the company’s offices and warehousing in one location. This new base of operations underlines Cudd’s growth strategy as it celebrates 45 years of operations, develops new technologies and a powerful well control workforce.
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Cudd Well Control Launches Game-Changing Wellhead Audit Platform

Date: Aug. 2022

Cudd Well Control today announced the launch of its new Wellhead Audit inspection platform. Developed by Cudd’s in-house engineering and technical experts, this advanced tool leverages the power of the Cloud in a patent-pending process that brings unprecedented efficiency, traceability, and accuracy to wellhead audits. This revolutionary platform is the first of its kind in the industry.
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Addressing the new global challenges of P&As

Date: Jan. 2022

The dramatic rise in orphaned oil and gas wells, combined with multi-well pads and their own set of P&A issues, poses unprecedented challenges to oil and gas companies. Mitigating these challenges and potential risks will require control experts who take a new approach and leverage advanced technology and expertise. Read More

Increased Field Activity Underscores Importance of Well Control, Insurance

Date: Jan. 2022

With drilling and completion work ramping up, companies in all segments of oil and gas hanging “help wanted” signs outside their front gates, and inflationary cost pressures intensifying across the board, the industry is approaching 2022 with renewed optimism tempered by the awareness that managing business risk is important as ever. Read More

Revamping During the Downturn

Date: Dec. 2021

Cudd Well Control Vice President Dustin Locklear also observed that blowouts were down due to reduced drilling activity. Other services have fared better, however. “What we’ve been doing well on is the special service work: the hot tapping, the valve drilling, the freezes, lots of preventative measures like training, writing emergency response plans,” and more. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Mar 8-10 2022

IADC Drilling

Location: Galveston, TX

Description: For more than 30 years, the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition have brought together people and ideas best placed to advance the scientific understanding of drilling in oil and gas exploration and production.

This event is developed by the industry for the industry and is the perfect forum to learn, network, and showcase. It brings together operator companies, contractor firms, and service companies to address challenges and deliver improved performance.

Alternating annually between the US and Europe, the 2022 conference will take place in Galveston, Texas, USA.

Mar 22-23 2022

SPE – ICoTA 2022

Location: The Woodlands, TX

Description: The 16th edition of this event will deliver a rich technical program selected by the program committee, including operators from BP, ConocoPhillips, Equinor, Occidental, Saudi Aramco, and Shell. The technical program will focus on:

  • Intervention Solutions
  • Data Enhanced Interventions and Diagnostics
  • Coiled Tubing and Pipe Development, Applications, and Solutions
  • Latest Developments in Equipment, Tools, Fluids, and Materials for Interventions
  • Wireline Developments, Applications, and Solutions
  • Improving Operational Efficiency, HSE, and Well Control
  • Horizontal and ERD Solutions
  • Intervention Solutions in Challenging Environments

In addition to two keynote presentations, the recipients of the Curtis Blount Outstanding Paper Award and the ICoTA Global Annual Intervention Technology Award will be announced.

May 16-18 2022

DUG Permian and Eagle Ford

Location: Dallas, TX

Description: Attend the DUG Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition to:

  • Gain critical insights from producers on how to reduce drilling costs and increase operational efficiencies
  • Network with hundreds of like-minded professionals
  • Discover best practices and key metrics from our all-star roster of influential executives & leaders
  • Discuss new technologies and trends and identify solutions that support your goals
  • Meet with technology providers who will help you apply these solutions
Oct 11-12 2022

IADC Well Control Conference & Exhibition

Location: Oslo, Norway

Description:The IADC INTERNATIONAL WELL CONTROL 2022 CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION will seek to examine the innovations that are shaping the future of well control, from technology to personnel competencies.

This event will focus on timely technical presentations highlighting recent developments and innovations in technology, techniques, training, management systems, and a wide variety of other topics that affect well control. Presentations that pose provocative questions and prompt discussion are especially welcome.

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