13 - 14 Mar 2017 - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
The Middlemen: Career Options in the Midstream Sector
There are numerous career paths available within the midstream sector due to the very diverse nature of the systems involved. There are avenues for virtually all engineering disciplines and the opportunity for cross-training and advancement is tremendous.
New Oil and Gas Institute Seeks To Boost Knowledge and Production in the Permian Basin
Through data gathering, machine learning, and the use of a supercomputer, a non-profit organization in Texas is seeking to boost oil and gas production on land owned by the states’ two largest university systems.
Initial Impressions of Wells May Be Misleading
A new study questions whether the most widely reported production data is the best indicator of future output.
Think-Tank Founder and Author Gives Morale Booster to Fracturing Conference Attendees
In the keynote speech at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, author and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress Alex Epstein explained the moral case for fossil fuels.
Conductor Anchor Node Adds Stability, Cuts Tophole Costs in Subsea Wells
When the industry discusses subsea wells, the tophole construction gets scant attention. The Norwegian company NeoDrill believes it can create a more structurally stable foundation, greater efficiency, and reduced cost by using a conductor anchor node.
Energy4me: Marketing Oil and Gas Education to Future Generations
The oil and gas industry has a remarkable story to tell. SPE’s energy education public outreach program Enery4me highlights how energy works in our everyday lives to school students and teachers and promotes the career opportunities in the upstream petroleum sector.
Macondo Contractor/Operator Gaps Identified by CSB
Various incidents that took place between Transocean, the owner of Deepwater Horizon, and BP, the company that leased the rig for use at Macondo, illustrate the gap between work-as-imagined in the drilling program and work-as-done by the well operations crew.
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Professionals in the oil and gas industry often receive questions about how industry operations can affect public health, the environment, and the communities in which they operate. SPE's Energy4me contains a wealth of factual information about the oil and gas industry, how it affects society and how to explain industry operations and practices to the general public. It's also an ideal educational resource for teachers and students.
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