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Applying Oilwell Drilling Knowledge to Borewell Drilling To Alleviate Water Scarcity
For 60% of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, by cultivated land area, an acute challenge is access to water. Irrigation in such areas is limited because of lack of innovation in drilling methods. Here's a case where the knowledge from oil drilling led to improvements in borewell drilling.
Engineering Bits for Drilling Down Close to the Magma
Geothermal power offers enormous potential—an inexhaustible supply heat to drive huge electric plants around the clock—but that extreme heat can quickly kill conventional hardware, which led to something new.
The Fight for Control of Drilling Automation Systems
Drilling customers would like to be able to buy the hardware they need from the vendor of their choice and plug it into an automated system, but the companies creating the control systems say they can not afford to do that.
Alternatives No Threat to Oil, Aramco CEO Says
Fears of peak oil demand are exaggerated, Saudi Aramco’s CEO says, despite recent headlines that advances in electric vehicles and worries about climate change will lead to a drop in global oil and gas use.
Are Your Produced Water Decisions Based on the Best Economics?
Recycling produced water may not be the soundest economic decision for operators of hydraulic fracturing projects. A water logistics expert examines the design considerations companies must account for with full-cycle water management systems.
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