Improving Operator Returns
As difficult as downturns are, they can be catalysts for positive change, especially when it comes to fostering new ideas and different business models.
Upping the Ante on Technology and Leadership in a Challenging Market
John Wishart, Lloyd’s Register, and Judith Dwarkin, ITG Investment Research, emphasize skill growth as a strategy to face difficult market conditions.
Unconventional Resources Will Require Unconventional EOR
The Bakken Petroleum System is estimated to hold 900 billion bbl of original oil, but the technically recoverable oil is a fraction of that.
Unconventional Rock Defies Old Rules, But New Rules Are a Long-Term Effort
The label "unconventional oil and gas" stubbornly hangs on because it resists fitting the rules of conventional petroleum engineering.
EIA Administrator Opens 2015 URTeC With Thoughts on Oil Prices
The historic resurgence in production is a testament to the prowess of unconventional technology, but it has also left the shale industry a victim of its own success.
Interview: Ward Polzin, Centennial Resource Development
Ward Polzin, CEO of Centennial Resource Development, on the effect of commodity prices on engineers, the industry, and the world.
Advances Needed for AUVs
Autonomous underwater vehicles face technical obstacles related to battery power, launch and recovery, and communication systems.
Mexico Awards Offshore Exploration Tenders
A consortium led by Mexican-based Sierra Oil won two of 14 shallow-water blocks offered in the country’s first public tender.
How Young Professionals Can Survive Oil Price Volatility
Young professionals can use downturns as an opportunity for long-term career growth.
Fracturing vs. Natural Gas in Groundwater
It's important to examine geological factors that account for gases before rushing to judgment about the assumed effects of fracturing.