Soft Competencies: The Global Challenge
With the global nature of the petroleum industry, soft competencies are more important than ever in driving productivity and inspiring collaboration.
Testing the World’s First Modular Capture Vessels
Marine Well Containment Company said they recently launched two emergency-response vessels that are the first production facilities to be built with the hope of never seeing first oil.
Radical Change Needed to Improve the Efficiency of E&P Projects
Projects consistently fail to meet expected profit levels. So what can be done to ensure they reach their goals?
IPTC Returning to Kuala Lumpur
The annual Asia Pacific and Middle East-focused petroleum technology conference is less than two months away.
Challenges Drive New Business Models
The increasing diversity of oil and gas resources presents technical challenges for customers and opportunities for oilfield services companies.
The Role of Sustainable Development Planning in Our Industry
An SPE Sustainability Task Force was created to accelerate the integration of sustainability practices into the oil and gas industry.
Enhancing Your Career Through Technical Writing and Peer Review
Good technical writing is an important skill for professionals in all disciplines. And petroleum engineering is no different.
When It Comes to E&P, the Emphasis Is Now on the ‘P’
The focus in unconventional exploration and production is shifting to maximizing production.
Winning a Community’s Public Support
Anadarko launched an outreach program to educate Colorado residents opposed to fracturing. They believe it helped them defeat a fracturing ban initiative.
New EPA Regulations Offer Opportunities for Waste-Gas Emissions
Tougher regulations from the US Environmental Protection Agency could affect how the oil and gas industry handles waste-gas emissions.