Category Archives: Liberty

World’s Most Powerful Drill Rig Headed For Liberty

In order to develop the Liberty field in the Beaufort Sea, BP has commissioned Parker Drilling Company to build a powerful ultra-extended reach top drive drill rig.  To handle a nine-mile long drill string with a six-mile horizontal deviation, Parker … Continue reading

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Tapping Liberty – ERD on the North Slope

BP is in the process of setting a record for extended reach drilling (ERD) at the Liberty prospect on Alaska’s North Slope. Elizabeth Bluemink at the Anchorage Daily News has written about the Liberty prospect here. Imagine a bent straw … Continue reading

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