Featured this monthRevolutionary, Evolutionary Ideas for Lowering the Cost of Gas SeparationA demand for a better way to remove carbon dioxide from natural gas led to the creation of a new material that does something unprecedented on the molecular scale and might even change the processing of gas.
Talent & Technology: 2013 Education Forum—Milestones in the First Year Work groups make progress on initiatives to improve the sharing of laboratory resources and collaboration between academia and industry.
University R&D Around the World As finding and producing hydrocarbons becomes more complex and costly, the number of universities focusing on finding solutions has risen. The first of a two-part article presents some new players in R&D on campus.
Federal Spending Cuts Test Appetite for Exploration and Production Research To cope with a dwindling budget, the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America is seeking new sources of funding and other support for its projects.
2014 ATCE: Energizing E&P Worldwide The SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam will highlight "Affordable Energy," a discussion on energy costs, rising demand, and their effects on the price of energy.
Q&A: Jim Moffat, Lamprell The chief executive officer of the oil and gas construction and engineering group based in the United Arab Emirates says offshore drilling rig construction in the Middle East is booming.
Beyond the Headlines: Earthquakes: Should We Be Worried? Hydraulic fracturing and improperly designed or positioned wastewater disposal wells in shale oil and gas production can contribute to earthquake activity. With appropriate measures, seismic events can be avoided.
Searching for Solutions to Induced Seismicity A rise in seismic events in some areas where oil and gas production is booming is leading regulators and the industry to examine what can be done to address the situation.
Guest Editorial: Subsea Needs To Make the Right Connections The drive to place technology and equipment on the seabed is growing. Getting the most out of the systems will require greater collaboration between the makers and the umbilical/power cable suppliers.