Toe-Up or Toe-Down: Does It Really Matter?
An analysis studied whether a well's toe could be affecting the production performance.
Is the Struggle Really Worth It?
One study is showing that when pumping a proppant into a fracture, a little bit of extra effort might increase performance.
Abundant Supplies A Lingering Problem
Mass layoffs and rising bankruptcies haven't put an end to abundant supplies.
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.