Featured this monthIndustry Flexes Muscles Again in Gulf of MexicoWhile headlines worldwide have gone to onshore North American shale drilling, the Gulf of Mexico remains a premier objective for the world’s largest international companies.
The Unfinished Revolution: What is Missing From the E&P Industry’s Move to “Big Data” The industry has succeeded in learning how to generate a staggering amount of data, but we are still collectively wrestling with the question of what to do with it.
Q&A: Andrew Vaughan, Shell Vaughan, Shell vice president for Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Syria and country chairman for Abu Dhabi, discusses how his company is promoting technology and innovation in the Middle East.
Big Barriers to Building a New Generation of Arctic Vessels To operate effectively in the Arctic ice, offshore companies have designed an entirely new class of vessels and rigs.
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Opens Inaugural OTC Asia The first Offshore Technology Conference Asia exceeded attendance expectations while providing in-depth panel and technical sessions on the increasingly important Asian energy sector as well as other globally significant upstream trends and technology applications.
Drilling Rigs Evolve Seeking Productivity Gains Companies are driven by the need to manage the high cost of mass producing thousands of wells needed for unconventional development by looking beyond the rig’s rate of penetration.
OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards Recognize New Advances The annual awards program lauds 12 innovative technologies and allows companies to show the latest advances in offshore exploration and production.
International HSE Conference Discusses Crisis Leadership The 2014 International Conference on Health, Safety, and Environment opened with two faculty members of the Harvard University National Preparedness Leadership Initiative presenting the idea of "meta‑leadership."
First SPE Board Director for Academia Nominated As of 3 April 2014, the SPE Board of Directors approved the nomination of A. Daniel Hill, head of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, as its first SPE Director for Academia.