Value-Added Engineering in a Down Market
Lower prices mean lower revenues and profits, stressing business models, forcing cutbacks, and raising questions for midstream and upstream firms.
High-Definition Logging-While-Drilling Microimages Provided in Real Time
Achieving economic production rates depends on new drilling and evaluation technologies.
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.
Saudi Aramco Boosts Its R&D Efforts
Saudi Aramco has launched an ambitious research and development program to increase the oil recovery factor of major producing reservoirs from 50% to 70%.
Dual-Drillpipe Method Shows Success in PMCD Wells With Cuttings Return
The technology has features for pressurized mud cap drilling (PMCD), managed pressure drilling (MPD), and extended reach drilling (ERD).
Low Oil Prices Increase Value of Big Data
Shale operators are searching for insights to get the most value from hydraulic fracturing at a time of low oil prices.
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Energy Education in the Community
Professionals in the oil and gas industry often receive questions about how industry operations can affect public health, the environment, and the communities in which they operate. SPE’s Energy4me contains a wealth of factual information about the oil and gas industry, how it affects society, and how to explain industry operations and practices to the general public. It's also an ideal educational resource for teachers and students.
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