Twenty-Year Effort Brings Only Two FPSO Vessels to US GOM
Despite major advancements in deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico, FPSO usage has yet to increase.
A New Reality for Training and Safety Technology
Virtual reality technology has become a powerful training tool for companies looking to recreate real-life, on-the-job oil industry scenarios.
Ohio Study Tries To Pin a Number to Earthquake Risk
One R&D company is hoping to help lower earthquake risk by determining a disposal well's potential for causing seismic activity.
Shell Stays Committed to Shale Opportunities
Shell is doubling down on its commitment to the shale business.
Better, Less Tedious, Fault Interpretation
A novel combination of software is easing the fault image interpretation process.
Saudi Aramco Initiative Simplifies Real-Time Data Processing
Artificial Intelligence is being leveraged to help make better decisions and mitigate risk.
URTeC: New Strategies Needed To Maximize Produced Water Storage, Usage
Infrastructure planning may be a key consideration for companies looking to minimize water management costs.
3D Printing Kicks Into Production Mode
Service companies are using the latest generation of additive manufacturing technology to print out steel components for big ticket downhole tools.
3D Printing Reservoir Rocks May Drive New Insights
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, are building replica core samples using 3D printers and installing sensors inside them as they go.
Boosting Shale Fracability With Positive Ions
A new water treatment system aims to increase recovery rates from shale wells without using chemicals and recycle all water used in the process.