Going Underbalanced in US Reservoirs
Underbalanced drilling has started to show promise as a way to drill horizontal wells in tight rock and shale plays in the United States.
Deepwater Development Demands Cost-Reducing Changes
Offshore companies need to work now to change how projects are done for lasting efficiency gains.
Saudi Aramco Chief Technology Officer Highlights Tech Strategy Amid Downturn
The company’s upstream technology team targets technologies for the discovery and recovery of hydrocarbons to increase the company’s resource base.
High-Definition Logging-While-Drilling Microimages Provided in Real Time
Achieving economic production rates depends on new drilling and evaluation technologies.
Value-Added Engineering in a Down Market
Lower prices are stressing business models, forcing cutbacks, and raising questions for midstream and upstream firms.
Management: Getting to Grips with Human Factors in Drilling Operations
Since the events at Montara in late 2009 and Macondo in 2010, the exploration and production industry has undergone a substantial change in culture and regulation.
Adjusting to an Environment of Lower Oil Prices
The consensus among oil industry leaders and analysts is that oil prices are going to remain low.
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