OPEC Extends Production Cuts 9 Months, Impacts Analyzed
OPEC has renewed its effort to prop up global crude prices, but the impact may also drive US production higher.
Subsea Processing: Asset Life Extension and Stranded Fields Development
Operators are increasingly using existing offshore infrastructure for asset life extension, and developing new marginal stranded fields rather than develop new large greenfields. Subsea processing is an enabling technology in this goal.
Wild Well Control Aims To Tame Leaky Wells
Well cement is cheap but there are questions over its reliability when it comes to stopping methane migration. A Houston-based blowout specialist is pushing for an alternative.
Deepwater Renaissance? Hopes Run High for Mexico Prospects
OTC panelists were excited at the potential of deepwater exploration offshore Mexico and believe that opportunities there could eventually drive a big new wave of activity.
Nanotechnology for Oilfield Applications: Challenges and Effects
This paper presents a critical review of the recent literature to determine the status of research and development and field application of nanotechnology in the oil field.
OTC: Low-Price Environment Affects Safety
The new economic environment known as “lower for longer” has had no small effect on offshore safety, said a panel of experts at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference.
21 April 2017
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