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.
Welcome to the New “Oil & Gas Facilities”
We've redesigned OGF, adding social media integration and enhancing our biweekly newsletter, while staying focused on what matters in projects, facilities, and construction content.
How BOPs Are Pushing the Data Envelope
Data have become a critical asset as operators and services companies work to increase the safety and reliability of their products and operations.
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.