28th Sep 2018
Underbalanced coiled tubing (CT) drilling (UBCTD) has continually advanced since the first trials in the 1990s but remains a relatively niche drilling technology. Most of the wells drilled using UBCTD in the past decade have been in Saudi Arabia and . . .
19th Sep 2018
What's your latest technology in drilling? AnTech offers a directional drilling service using coiled tubing, Coiled Tubing Drilling. Our service is based on the latest generation of bottom hole assemblies which have been designed to take advantage of the developments in experience and . . .
31st Aug 2018
The precise depth at which a target formation will be penetrated by the bit is never known with certainty until the well is actually drilled. Yet, maximising recoverable reserves depends on optimal wellbore placement. This, in turn, depends on reacting instantaneously to the . . .
15th Aug 2018
On Wednesday August 15th, 2018, the AnTech team were invited to take part in CycleScheme’s Nation-wide Cycle to Work Day. This scheme intends to encourage those that don’t normally cycle to work to try it out in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Every person that pledged to cycle was . . .
31st Jul 2018
In previous years AnTech has enjoyed hosting a day of celebration to recognise successes throughout the company. At the last event, the company hosted a lunch and thanked its employees for their loyal service accumulating over 115 years’ work. In July 2018, we felt it was time to . . .
29th Jun 2018
The first half of 2018 has been busy with AnTech travelling extensively to promote its Directional Coiled Tubing Drilling technology. Towards the end of March, Managing Director, Toni Miszewski presented at the ICoTA conference in Texas. Based on a case study in . . .
26th Apr 2018
In today’s oil price environment it’s more important than ever to place the wellbore in the most productive formation. The depth of the formation on a wellpath is never known with absolute certainty until the well is actually drilled. There are two ways in which this problem can . . .
24th Apr 2018
Thousands of people gathered across Devon and beyond to hear leading thinkers tackle global issues, from the environment to mental health, at TEDxExeter 2018. The seventh annual ideas festival at Exeter Northcott Theatre on Friday 20th April had sold out within . . .
1st Oct 2017
Re-entering wells in declining fields is viewed as challenging yet increasingly necessary. But when they are carefully planned and managed, advanced methods such as directional coiled tubing drilling deliver reduced costs and increased yields when compared to . . .
5th Sep 2017
The oil and gas industry is constantly driving to reduce capital expenditure and increase economic recoverability while minimising environmental impact and surface footprint. By combining the three advanced drilling techniques of multi-lateral drilling, underbalanced drilling (UBD), and . . .
1st Mar 2017
Underbalanced coiled tubing drilling can help extract more production from existing wells, reduce project unpredictability and economic risk, and contribute to increased, efficient, long term hydrocarbon extraction. As human beings, we . . .
1st Mar 2017
While the main drilling attention over recent years has been about new unconventional and deep water wells, nearly 70% of the worlds hydrocarbon production comes from declining fields. There is a compelling economic case that extracting more from . . .
1st Feb 2017
Directional coiled tubing drilling (DCTD) has become a mainstream drilling activity in numerous parts of the world and modern DCTD is nearly 30 years old. Awareness of the reasons for using DCTD and its range of applications is, however, sometimes limited. DCTD has . . .
12th Dec 2016
The economic environment our industry is currently operating within has dramatically changed. The oil price is recovering but is unstable, preventing robust business planning and forecasting. While it is easy to see this as only a negative, there are a few positives to capitalize on . . .
8th Jun 2016
In May, AnTech was invited to present at the American Association of Petroleum Geologist's (AAPG) latest workshop. The event titled New Thinking and Value Propositions in Exploration and Production was hugely successful and attracted a variety of individuals from different . . .
27th May 2016
AnTech has responded to industry demand, with the launch of three new products within its best-in-class Wellhead Outlet range. The Type C Wellhead Outlet, which was designed and developed by the company for use in hazardous environments, has been on the market since 2013 . . .
3rd May 2016
AnTech is pleased to announce that it has won Small Business of the Year in the 2016 Express and Echo Business Awards. Now in its sixth year, the business awards recognise the most successful companies and individuals in the Exeter area. Back in March, AnTech was shortlisted in the Small Business . . .
14th April 2016
The recent fall in oil price has forced operators to re-evaluate the economic viability of their reserves. Oil in the ground generates no revenue. Drilling wells and producing reservoirs profitably in a sub-$40/bbl market is one of the most significant challenges the industry has face in many years . . .
1st Apr 2016
There is no doubt that current oil prices are presenting a difficult challenge to the industry and stretching people's creativity when thinking of solutions. Slashing costs, which means people and equipment, makes for more dramatic headlines but simple efficiency gains also have their part to play . . .
3rd March 2016
In today's world of weaker oil prices and declining production output of oil and gas reserves, operators are re-examining their reservoir management efforts. Globally, operators are facing the challenges of optimising the performance of not only new wells but also existing reserves . . .
17th Dec 2015
AnTech has responded to industry demand, with the launch of three new products within its multi-million dollar Wellhead Outlet (WHO) range. The Type-C Wellhead Outlet, which was designed and developed by the company for us in hazardous environments, has been on the market . . .
4th Nov 2015
Suppliers and customers noticed something different about the AnTech team last Friday as they wore pink to support 'Wear It Pink' Day, a national campaign to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now. As well as wearing a whole spectrum of pink shades, the AnTech team also held a pink raffle . . .
21st Jul 2015
AnTech is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Ward CBE, as the new Chair of the company's Board of Directors. The announcement comes as AnTech continues to strengthen its position on an international basis, with the recent announcement of record product sales . . .
22nd Jun 2015
AnTech, provider of specialist products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry, has reported record results across its product division, with overall sales up by 52% during the last financial year. As the industry continue to put safety at the forefront, the drive to ensure . . .
15th Jun 2015
For the first time, AnTech Ltd has held a day of celebration to recognise successes throughout the company. Last week, over 50 staff and guests gathered to celebrate over 115 years of long service, international patents and internal departmental achievements at the . . . .
9th Jun 2015
AnTech Ltd, based in Exeter has been shortlisted in the Technology Innovation of the Year Category for the fifth annual Private Business Awards, sponsored by PWC, in association with HSBC and The Supper Club. The awards recognise the most successful companies and individuals in the . . .
ANTECH FURTHER EXPANDS ITS CTD DIVISION IN THE UK
9th Dec 2014
Directional Coiled Tubing Drilling (DCTD) provider AnTech Ltd has announced the expansion of its UK premises in Exeter, UK. Due to recent and ongoing expansion, the firm has more than doubled its workshop and office footprint for its DCTD service division by over 9000 sq ft . . .
16th Sep 2014
The annual conference, hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section and the Intervention and Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) European Chapter, will take place on the 12th-13th November at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. The conference. . .
11th Aug 2014
UK firm AnTech Ltd has been appointed by Lundin Petroleum (Lundin) to carry out an Underbalanced Coiled Tubing Drilling (CTUBD) project to ensure maximum oil recovery from its assets in Europe. The program builds on a similar, successful project which was completed in 2007 . . .
30th Jun 2014
Directional Coiled Tubing Drilling (DCTD) provider AnTech Ltd has announced it has appointed a Saudi agent and opened a new office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Having secured significant investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and Calculus Capital last year, the UK firm has . . .
7th May 2014
Operators are always looking for an economical and environmentally sensitive way to access mature oil fields. It is a continuing source of frustration for the industry, because the the two proven techniques for increasing reserve recovery; horizontal drilling and underbalanced drilling. . .
1st May 2014
AnTech has been working closely with an Australian company to provide a reliable, cost effective and safe Wellhead Outlet for use in unconventional coal bed methane well monitoring operations. A design has now been agreed and the order received that cements the two companys'. . .
19th Feb 2014
Heated to 950ºC for over 30 minutes, this Fibre Optic Wellhead Outlet is the first of its kind to qualify for the API 6FB standards! This world first will help customers meet increasing safety demands across the globe. This new Fibre Outlet can now be incorporates with AnTech's electrical outlets . . . .
11th Sep 2013
AnTech's Managing Director, Toni Miszewski travelled to Limassol in Cyprus this September for a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Conference, where he presented at the Coiled Tubing Drilling From Conventional to Advanced Applications Workshop . . .
5th Jul 2013
AnTech has received funding from investors to launch its new Directional Coiled Tubing Drilling (CTD) Service capability. AnTech has its sights firmly set on providing Directional CTD Services with its field-proven drilling systems for operators seeking to access reserves in the unconventional, shale . . .
1st Jul 2013
AnTech's unique range of strippers and splitters remove encapsulation from a cable or control line quickly and safely. They make stripping and splitting cables much safer because there is no need for hacksaws or knives, preventing risk of any injury. In addition, they unique design . . .
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