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Leading industry expert supports plasma based technology commercialisation

Leading industry expert supports plasma based technology commercialisation

Pioneers in electric plasma technology announce the appointment of a new member to their Advisory Board. Mr. Jules Schoenmakers joins GA Drilling, a Slovak company developing plasma milling and drilling for well intervention, plug and abandonment and deep hard rock drilling. A global authority on well engineering and abandonment, Jules has over 30 years extensive Oil & Gas experience, most recently as Shell’s Global Expertise Holder for Well Abandonment. Continue reading

British Investor Became the Partner of GA Drilling

British Investor Became the Partner of GA Drilling

The UK-based investment, fund management and advisory company InfraPartners Management (IPM) has become a new partner of the Slovak hi-tech firm GA Drilling, developing an innovative, electric plasma-based and contactless technology for drilling and milling. IPM’s investment in GA Drilling is the first investment under the IPM Growth initiative dedicated to investments in the leading technology companies with disruptive innovations in Central and Eastern Europe. Continue reading

GA Drilling at OWI 2017 conference of well work professionals

GA Drilling at OWI 2017 conference of well work professionals

Our Advisory Board Director Nigel Jenkins attended the 4th annual Offshore Well Intervention Europe Conference, OWI 2017 in Aberdeen.

OWI is the annual destination for European well work professionals to develop their strategies for intervention, integrity and P&A campaigns. The keynote speakers to the topics of Well Intervention, Intelligent Field Development, Coiled Tubing and others were Dan Cole from McKinsey&Company, Tom Brighton and Adam Drummond from Shell, Ken Macrae from Nexen, Marie Morkved from Maersk Oil or Frederico Artes from Repsol. Continue reading
PLASMABIT opens exciting new opportunities for talented entrepreneurial university students

PLASMABIT opens exciting new opportunities for talented entrepreneurial university students

Those in the graduate year of bachelor of science or engineering studies at technical universities have the opportunity for practical experience in the Slovak hi-tech company GA Drilling. Final written work can be undertaken at GA Drilling with topics published at www.gadrilling.com News section, providing a global audience for your talent.

Interested students in electronics, electrical engineering, mechatronics, material and physical engineering can choose from various topics for diploma and bachelor works. All these topics address the solutions needed for various development areas of the innovative and exciting PLASMABIT technology. PLASMABIT is a unique platform for deep-drilling by electric plasma, originating entirely in the Slovak company GA Drilling. Continue reading
GA Drilling at the opening of new Oil & Gas Technology Centre in Aberdeen

GA Drilling at the opening of new Oil & Gas Technology Centre in Aberdeen

On Friday, February 10, the new Oil & Gas Technology Centre in Aberdeen, UK, was officially opened with £180 million investment from UK Government. GA Drilling, represented by its Advisory Board member Nigel Jenkins, was invited to join technology leaders from across the industry, universities and local councils at the opening and learn more about plans to become the go to technology centre for the oil and gas industry in the UK and internationally. Continue reading
GA Drilling at SPE ICoTA European Well Intervention Conference

GA Drilling at SPE ICoTA European Well Intervention Conference

GA Drilling will present its capabilities at SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference that will take place on 9 – 10 November 2016 in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. It will exhibit plasma-based technology for well intervention in company’s stand. This event is accompanied by a major exhibition of all the latest intervention tools, technologies, and services, available to the market including PLASMABIT technology. The official topic of SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference is “Extending the life of the North Sea through cost effective Well Intervention solutions”. Continue reading
GA Drilling at European Researchers’ Night

GA Drilling at European Researchers’ Night

On September 30th, 2016 GA Drilling joined the annual festival of science, European Researchers’ Night, that simultaneously took place in about 300 cities across Europe, catering to public interested in science and research. The festival’s theme this year was “The Heart and the Brain of Slovak Science”. Continue reading