Can Offshore Operators Keep Costs Down?
Firms are demanding and getting big discounts for offshore work, but long-term savings will depend on finding more efficient ways to deliver on projects.
Pemex Records Major Oil and Gas Discoveries Offshore Mexico
Located offshore Tabasco and Campeche, the five new fields are estimated to hold 350 million bbl of oil.
The State of the Industry: A Recruiting Agency’s Perspective
In a challenging market, an astute observation of the investment flow in the industry can help young professionals land good jobs.
Japan’s INPEX Nets 5% Stake in Abu Dhabi’s Onshore Oil Fields Concession
The deal covers 15 principal onshore oil fields of Abu Dhabi, operated by ADCO, which plans to boost production to 1.8 million B/D in 2017.
ADNOC to Launch First Technology Center, Focus R&D on Carbonate Reservoirs
ADNOC’s R&D programs are still in their infancy, though the Petroleum Institute has already begun researching issues facing the group.
Déjà vu for Petroleum Engineers: A Cautionary Tale
Why academic enrollments need to stay high even when the industry faces challenging times.
Dissolvable Plug and Perf System Eliminates Mill-Outs in Multistage Stimulations
Despite P&P advances, mechanical intervention remains costly and risky.
Mining Drillers’ Reports for Telling Patterns
BP is pushing the envelope with a system that searches written logs to extract useful patterns and insightful information that could improve drilling operations.
The Benefits of Survey Management
Do you know where your wellbore is? The answer depends on survey management, which is often deficient among drilling operations managers.
Maximize Recovery by Minimizing Production Delays and Shut-Ins
The greatest challenge facing the oil and gas industry, particularly in this low-price environment, is to increase recovery rates.