Out of This World Technology: From Petroleum Engineer to Chief Technology Officer
TWA interviews John Saiz, principal industrial fellow at the University of Cambridge and former chief technology officer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He shares his journey from petroleum engineer to CTO.
New Numbers Highlight Permian Bonanza
The US Geological Survey reports that the Wolfcamp shale holds 20 billion bbl of technically recoverable oil.
New Report Predicts Lower IoT Spending Over 10-Year Period
A recently released report predicted that IoT networks will not take up as much of the overall market share as previously anticipated.
Consortium Tackles Decommissioning Inefficiencies
The Integrated DECOM consortium was created to offer independent front-end engineering and environmental solutions.
New Ideas Applied to New Places. Part I: Drilling Automation
TWA Forum section editors interview technical experts. In Part I, Robello Samuel, chief technical advisor in the drilling division at Halliburton speaks on automated and remote drilling.
After Years of Development, Nanoparticle Drilling Fluid Ready
Calgary-based nFluids it is among the first to outperform the industry's conventional chemistries.
Can You Call It a Downturn if the Price is not Going Down?
For the younger engineer whose father was in exploration and production in the mid 1980s, this is your father’s oil business.
Chemical Maker: Adoption of Completions Nanotechnology Doubles in Downturn
Wells using complex-nanofluids are seeing greater production than those that don't use them.
Apply Online: Building Your Digital Presence
The technological pieces of a good job-search strategy are not hard to learn, and it is never too late to take a new approach
Gas Lift Use Grows in Permian
Operators in the play are finding economic advantages to making the switch.