Featured this monthDigital Standards Collaboration: Unlocking Intelligent Energy’s PotentialThe Standards Leadership Council’s nine member organizations are encouraging collaboration on open digital standards for the benefit of the upstream oil and gas industry.
Discussion/Reply: “Downhole Steam Generation Pushes Recovery Beyond Conventional Limits” The authors of paper SPE 150515, "Downhole Steam Generation Pushes Recovery Beyond Conventional Limits," respond to questions about their findings.
Reviewing the Five R&D Grand Challenges Plus One Arnis Judzis of Schlumberger and Anoop Poddar of Energy Ventures sum up the yearlong R&D Grand Challenges series.
Alternative Oil Spill Response Technology: Results from the Deepwater Horizon Response Oil spill response technology progressed significantly as a result of innovations and experience gained during the Deepwater Horizon response, particularly in areas related to surveillance, controlled in-situ burning, booming, skimming, mechanical oil/water separation, and sand cleaning. Here are the best ideas submitted by the public after the accident.
Oil Sands Get Wired Two projects in Canada are out to show that oil sands production need not remain in the steam age. Both projects are powered by electricity, though they use it differently, and hold the promise of reducing water and energy usage and cutting emissions.
Q&A With 2013 SPE President Egbert Imomoh The incoming SPE president lays out his ideas about innovation, SPE, and the oil and gas industry’s future.
Guest Editorial The future will take place on a new playing field, fueled by continuous research and development, informed investment, job creation, and energy security—without sacrificing the environment—writes consultant Joseph A. Stanislaw. The most extraordinary aspect of the technology-driven energy revolution is that corporations and individuals will be empowered to make a radical difference in their own consumption.