Featured this monthNiobrara Ramps Up To Hot Play For LiquidsThe Niobrara Shale in Colorado and Wyoming is turning into a hot play that could bring an explosion of horizontal drilling, while offering additional targets in stacked formations above and below it.
Guest Editorial Moving forward in any industry requires innovation and creativity—and risk taking. Some of the ways to accomplish this may lie in lessons learned from other sectors. Andrea Feunekes of Remsoft and Kevin O’Marah of Stanford University explain what the forestry industry can offer.
Water & Data & Well: Three Keys to E&P’s Future SPE’s six technical directors are focusing on speeding the adoption of new technology needed to overcome three key challenges facing the upstream sector: water, well integrity, and data-driven improvement.
Making Sense of the ‘Overnight’ Shale Gas Revolution The worldwide shale gas revolution is gradually taking shape. But the shale gas story in North America took 30 years to develop, and each country that is a prospective for shale gas is following its unique revolution trajectory.
Management Energy Equity Resources CEO Satinder Purewal explains how the SPE’s Oil and Gas Reserves Committee’s new guidelines bring clarity to the classification of oil and gas reserves and resources.
Technology Today Series Pore-pressure prediction must be accurate for drilling exploratory wells in weaker rocks or subsalt formations. This workflow helps maintain wellbore stability.