New Concepts in Early Kick Detection
New concepts being developed for early kick detection could make drilling easier and safer, but the technology remains unproven or unreliable.
Upping the Ante on Technology and Leadership in a Challenging Market
John Wishart, Lloyd’s Register, and Judith Dwarkin, ITG Investment Research, emphasize skill growth as a strategy to face difficult market conditions.
Improving Operator Returns
As difficult as downturns are, they can be catalysts for positive change, especially when it comes to fostering new ideas and different business models.
Unconventional Resources Will Require Unconventional EOR
The Bakken Petroleum System is estimated to hold 900 billion bbl of original oil, but the technically recoverable oil is a fraction of that.
Unconventional Rock Defies Old Rules, But New Rules Are a Long-Term Effort
The label "unconventional oil and gas" stubbornly hangs on because it resists fitting the rules of conventional petroleum engineering.
EIA Administrator Opens 2015 URTeC With Thoughts on Oil Prices
The historic resurgence in production is a testament to the prowess of unconventional technology, but it has also left the shale industry a victim of its own success.
Interview: Ward Polzin, Centennial Resource Development
Ward Polzin, CEO of Centennial Resource Development, on the effect of commodity prices on engineers, the industry, and the world.
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