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New Measures For Shale Reservoirs
An array of new in-well testing methods involving drill bit geomechanics and DNA sequencing provide unconventional producers with low-cost rock property data.
The Search for Flight MH 370 Shows the Durability of AUVs
In the future, it may be possible to use a large number of AUVs deployed from multiple points to carry out large surveys.
Preparation and Collaboration Are Crucial to Cost Savings for FPSOs
In an uncertain financial environment, one way to cut costs is through efficient construction and conversion of FPSO units.
Wind Could Be Pushing Offshore Oil Production
The floating wind turbine saves both the cost of long lines for electricity and seawater for injection from the host.
The US Coast Guard Discusses How They Evaluate Continued Service Proposals for Offshore Facilities
It's about balancing standards with predictions.
Reducing Complexity Is the Key to Major Capital Projects
Companies must develop and maintain the competencies needed to carry out these projects and overcome performance gaps that have become increasingly evident.
How Mexican Energy Reforms Have Affected the Service Sector
Mexican service companies once wholly reliant on Pemex must find ways to adapt to their new ecosystem, which will involve building relationships with new partners.
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