Featured this monthThe Post-Macondo World: Two Years After the SpillAn examination of the oil spill’s effect on regulation, permitting, production, technology, safety, and the environment.
Opportunity, Challenge Meet on Arctic Horizon The Arctic represents a large expanse of opportunity for discovery and development of oil and gas resources, but one matched equally with technical challenges that test the limits of the industry.
R&D Grand Challenges The sixth in a series of articles on the great challenges facing the oil and gas industry as outlined by the SPE Research and Development Committee.
Assessing the Magnitude and Consequences of Reservoir Souring Reservoir souring, the unplanned increase in hydrogen sulfide in produced fluids during field life, is a growing concern for the petroleum production industry.
Talent & Technology Managers and the rank and file may disagree on whose career takes precedence in a dual career couple.
Management A look at the progress being made toward real-time drilling operations with drilling center support.
Drillers Find Themselves in a Tricky Spot at the Human/Machine Interface The pressure to do things better, faster, and more safely using computerized tools is creating complex management challenges.
Guest Editorial Steve Roberts, vice president of the Field of the Future for BP, ponders the next steps for the digital oil field.