Norway Awards Most Licenses Ever in New Round
In need of an exploration boost, Norway doled out a record 83 production licenses in mature areas of the Norwegian Continental Shelf to 33 firms.
07 January 2019
07 January 2019
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10 January 2019
So Many PE Schools, So Many Strangers
Many leaders of petroleum engineering schools from around the world have never met but SPE’s technical director for academia would like to change that.
US On Track To Be Net-Exporter Of Crude and Petroleum Products
A new report predicts that US output will rise to a new record high of 12.1 million B/D in 2020.
An Eye on the Prize: Shell Invests in Computer Vision Developer
With the backing of one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies aims to put this emerging digital technology on the path to widespread adoption.
Reservoir: Assume Nothing is Totally Conventional
Unconventional development has made it clear to Erdal Ozkan that conventional theory overlooks a lot of potentially productive rock. He talks about looking for ways to do better as part of JPT’s tech director report.
Eni To Team With BP, Others in Growing Middle East Exploration Campaign
By racking up exploration agreements in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Bahrain, Eni took a big step forward in its pledge to tap into the Middle East’s vast swaths of highly prospective oil and gas acreage.
Completions: Squeezing Out More Recovery
Completion engineers feel pressure to maximize production per acre and minimize the downsides of fracturing in tight spaces. Terry Palisch, talks about promoting knowledge sharing as part of JPT’s tech director report.
Eliminate Lithium and Improve Performance With High-Temperature Ultracapacitors
New extreme environment ultracapacitor technology will allow directional drillers to eliminate lithium from their entire supply chain. These advanced ultracapacitors can be coupled with downhole turbine generators to provide reliable downhole power without the need for lithium.
Reservoir-on-a-Chip Technology Opens a New Window Into Oilfield Chemistry
An oil and gas startup has attracted the business with a major operator thanks to its ability to forecast whether production-enhancing chemicals will work as advertised.
What’s Different About These Drill Bits? How a Little Change Can Be Made to Matter
A contest where teams of college students design and build an automated drilling rig able to deal with hazardous obstacles in a test block, showed how a small change can be engineered to matter.
Mitigation of Wellbore Instability and Mud Losses in High-Depletion Wells
Operators face a dilemma in balancing the need for mud weight (MW) to remain below the fracture gradient to avoid losses, while also providing sufficient density to block influxes into the well.
How Close Is Too Close? Well Spacing Decisions Come With Risks
The ideal well spacing is in the eye of the beholder. The decision depends on so many factors that machine learning is now trying to determine the best combination of ingredients.
JPT Technology Minute Poll: Which Technology Would You Choose for Offshore Compression?
If you could only choose one of these technologies with which to optimize your next offshore compression, which would it be?
Looking Inside the Well: An Interview With Visuray CEO Kambiz Safinya
Visuray is using its unique X-ray technology to improve downhole imaging.
Otto Luiz Alcantara Santos
Faculty Member, Louisiana State University
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Recognizing Sustainability Excellence in Oil and Gas
The term sustainability is widely used. Unfortunately, when applied to hydrocarbon energy sources, it is often mentioned in a negative way. Too often, the focus is on reducing the use of hydrocarbon fuels, or measuring the emissions resulting from burning of hydrocarbon products.
In memoriam: Charles Oliver (Doc) Stokley
18 January 2019
Charles Oliver (Doc) Stokley, longstanding SPE member and innovator in the field of oil and gas pack.......Read More
02 January 2019
Halliburton’s board of directors appointed Jeff Miller, SPE, the company’s president and CEO, as cha.......Read More
24 December 2018
DeltaTek Global, a well construction company announced Chris Johnstone as operations supervisor. He.......Read More
24 December 2018
Xodus Group appointed Phil Cooper corporate development director. He has more than 35 years of exper.......Read More
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