Breaking From the Norm
A number of companies are pushing for alternative approaches to offshore development that seek to access marginal reservoirs.
Re-Emergent Iran Brings Large Potential
With Iran re-entering the global oil market, it's worth noting the condition of its fields, its use of technology, and its production potential.
How to Energize Deepwater Developments
What oil price is required to keep deepwater viable over the long term?
Norway Faces Up to Harsh Conditions
The need to invest in offshore exploration and production has inspired a wide range of innovations in Norway to drastically reduce costs.
EOR Could Be the Answer to Shale Recovery
The low recovery rates observed in most shale reservoirs have prompted a number of research projects to develop new enhanced oil recovery methods.
A Pressure Test for E&P Innovation
For innovators, the oil price crash offers an opportunity—customers willing to try new methods they would not have in better times.
NASA Risk-Management Tool Could Help Offshore Industry
The probabilistic risk assessment tool used to manage risk on the International Space Station could have benefits in deepwater.
Conquering Change: Lessons From the Past
Downturns are excellent opportunities for young professionals to learn about different aspects of the industry and broaden their horizons.
Seismic Shifts Lead to Stricter Regulations
Oklahoma officials have ordered their tightest restrictions yet on disposal wells in an effort to reduce earthquakes.
The Search for Flight MH 370 Shows the Durability of AUVs
In the future, it may be possible to use a large number of AUVs deployed from multiple points to carry out large surveys.