Three Trends Shaping Global Production: US Well Spacing, Argentine Shale, and Middle East Conventionals
For the next several years, supplies of crude will depend on several macro factors. Some are easier to forecast than others.
13 November 2018
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SPE Agreements Will Promote Social Responsibility, Sustainability
SPE signed agreements with two leading industry associations to promote knowledge sharing and best practice in social responsibility.
Refined Business, Software Platforms Drive Helmerich & Payne’s Drilling Evolution
Helmerich & Payne’s first 100 years have required constant reinvention. Now the company hopes its new drilling software platform built on the acquisitions of two startups will propel it through the next century.
Fewer Grads + More Jobs A Winning Formula for Job Hunters
As demand for petroleum engineers begins to rise, supply is dropping fast. It may be a good market for job seekers but things could get tougher for those doing the hiring.
What’s the Best Way To Reuse Produced Water?
Reusing produced water is becoming increasingly economic, available, and necessary. These four steps will guide operators to evaluate the viability of their options.
GE Speeds Up Plan To Sell Stake in Baker Hughes
The deal would raise nearly $4 billion for GE, which plans to reduce its stake in the oilfield services company from 62.5% to at least 50.1% after the transactions. It had previously announced in June its intention to sell its stake over a 2- to 3-year period.
IEA Warns of Global Oil Supply Deficit, Leaning Too Heavily on US Output
US crude oil production is expanding at an unprecedented rate, but much faster growth will be needed in the next few years to meet the world’s demand if global investment in conventional supply doesn’t pick up, an IEA report indicates.
An Inside Look at Anadarko Petroleum’s Digital Transformation
Meet the group advancing digital technology adoption within one of the largest oil and gas producers in the US. Its aim is to cross-pollinate reservoir engineers with data scientists to create a 21st century workforce.
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.
Can Machine Learning Mitigate Frac Hits?
BHGE is developing an analytics and machine-learning approach that offers descriptive and predictive insights on frac hits, with the aim of eventually offering a real-time monitoring capability to be deployed during frac jobs.
Optimizing Well Productivity: Horizontal Logs Unlock Critical Geologic Knowledge
With drilling on the rise, US oil production is expected to continue to increase. However, many industry professionals are concerned that the “brute force” model, which has seen a massive influx of capital flow into completion and hydraulic fracturing operations, is not economically sustainable.
Badrul Mohamed Jan
Researcher and Lecturer, University of Malaya
Drilling and Completion Fluids
It is no secret that drilling fluid is crucial in drilling operations. The main function of drilling fluids is to transport drill cuttings from the bottom of the hole up to the surface. Drill cuttings then will be separated on the surface before being recycled back for further drilling.
President, DrillScan US
Horizontal and Complex-Trajectory Wells
With the arrival and development of rotary steerable systems in the late 1990s, the industry thought that drilling a perfectly smooth and controlled trajectory would not be an issue. Two decades later, we’re still talking about wellbore quality, especially with long and complex horizontal wells.
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19 November 2018
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