Taking a Closer Look at Why Projects Fail
As the size and scope of projects continue to grow, added significance is being placed on addressing the reasons behind the high failure rate.
Production Chemicals Face Big Hurdles with Deepwater HP/HT Wells
Drilling and completing the deepest wells on Earth is a challenge, especially when they tap into high-pressure/high-temperature reservoirs.
A Request for Two Statistics Could Change Offshore Drilling
It's time for the oil and gas industry to treat kicks taken while drilling the same way doctors treat heart attacks.
Tech Leaders: Falling Prices Encourage Experimentation
For those in the innovation business, the oil industry’s sudden reversal of fortune may open the minds of customers to the value of trying something different.
RasGas Wins Award for Project Integration
The RGX2 project is a global, multibillion-dollar investment by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil affiliates to develop Qatar’s North Field gas resource 100 km offshore north of Qatar.
Young Professionals Challenged to Be a Force for Change
Jobs in exploration and production present great opportunities and interesting challenges, but getting ahead requires dedication.
ExxonMobil Sees North America as Net Exporter of Liquids and Gas by 2020
By 2040, sources other than conventional crude and condensate will make up approximately 45% of liquids production around the world.
IPTC Opens With Challenge to Collaborate
The International Petroleum Technology Conference opened with a salute to collaboration and technology and with sober remarks about the challenges of living on the edge of falling prices.
The Challenge of Plugging Deepwater Wells
The wells of the future include many in stormy seas and deep water, and estimating the scale of this work is a highly inexact exercise.
Stakeholder Issues Play Key Role in Shale Future
As the risk of measures and restrictions on US shale development grows, the energy industry recognizes the need to listen to stakeholders.