Conductor Anchor Node Adds Stability, Cuts Tophole Costs in Subsea Wells
When the industry discusses subsea wells, the tophole construction gets scant attention. The Norwegian company NeoDrill believes it deserves more.
Geomechanics: YPs Shouldn’t Miss Out on the Opportunity To Understand Its Value
Academic institutes, the oil industry, and contributions from professional societies play a key role in recognizing geomechanics as an important discipline.
2017 Energy Outlook
The SPE Production and Facilities technical director examines data published by various organizations on the short- and long-term industry outlook.
Industry and Academia Continue Working on Big Ideas for Nanotechnology
A number of ongoing industry research projects are developing nanoparticles that work at the reservoir level and for fluid treatment.
Looking Up, But Still Tough; Outlook Brightens for Unconventional Oil
US drilling and completion companies are hiring crews and repairing equipment to meet rising demand.
Ways To Break More Rock When Hydraulic Fracturing
Around the top of the list of ways to make hydraulic fracturing more efficient is by expanding the area that is effectively fractured.
A Young Professional’s Guide to Petroleum Data Science Organizations in Silicon Valley
Four Misconceptions That Lead To Drilling Automation Failure
Tech Session Tackles Rock Mechanics, Re-fracs, and Regulations
JPT previews the big topics to be presented at the 2017 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Conference and Exhibition.
Field-Scale Testing Vital To Understanding Gas Hydrate Behavior
Replicating field conditions for flow assurance experiments at a reasonable cost often presents many challenges, particularly when it comes to designing an experiment with appropriately scaled geometry.