Growing Range of Renewable Opportunities for Offshore Oil and Gas
The top US wind power official told the offshore upstream sector that it can help build “smaller, leaner, and cheaper" wind turbine farms.
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Permian-Focused Independent Looking for Deals
Avoiding debt problems and maintaining high-quality operations have kept Frank Lodzinski’s companies going through thick and thin.
Taking on the Arctic With New Concepts
New approaches to arctic activities include a concept for an offshore ice-resistant LNG export terminal, the design of subsea pipelines, and the optimal routing for the pipelines to mitigate the unique risks in arctic regions such as ice-gouging and permafrost thaw.
Drilling Boom Goes Flat
Drilling activity in US shale plays is slowing as operators encounter higher prices for labor, equipment, and services, and lower prices for the oil and gas produced.
IEA: US May Be Top LNG Exporter by 2022
One of the world’s leading energy watchers says the second shale revolution will come in the form of LNG exports.
Joint Venture Hits Historic Mexico Oil Discovery
A major offshore discovery led by Talos Energy is the first successful wildcat well drilled by a private company in Mexico in almost 80 years and a milestone for the country’s recently enacted energy reform.
Lebanon Eager To Award First Offshore Contracts, Become Gas Exporter
Untapped offshore gas reservoirs could easily meet all of the country's domestic needs, while the rest could supply regional neighbors.
Oil and Gas Seismic Work Leads to Data-Sharing Deal in Norway
"Today we know more about the surface of the Moon than our own seabed."—Sturla Henriksen, CEO of Norwegian Shipowners' Association
After Years, ‘Big Crew Change’ Has Passed, But Learning, Training Challenges Remain
While the industry grappled with the disruptions caused by collapsing oil prices, the long-awaited “big crew change” took place almost unnoticed. But some of its challenges remain.
Ushering in a New Era of Oilfield Innovation With the Internet of Things
As E&P companies slowly ramp up drilling and production activities while adjusting to a new period of “lower for longer” prices, the time is right for widespread adoption of the IoT.
Tool Developed for Modeling Space Between Aquifers and Wells in Eagle Ford
A 3D conceptual model developed by ConocoPhillips helps to outline the company’s water usage for hydraulic fracturing operations in the Eagle Ford.
With Over 200 Shale Well Installs, This Slug-Smoothing Lift Technology Is Boosted By Schlumberger JV
Slug flow has made the life of an unconventional production engineer a bit complicated, but a new downhole technology may smooth things right out by solving some big artificial lift problems for the shale sector.
Seeking Ways To Produce More Oil by Doing Better Fluid Imaging
Electromagnetic (EM) reservoir imaging is likely to get more attention from operators thanks to a collaboration between Halliburton and a leader in this emerging technology, GroundMetrics.
Plug Launching System
17 Jul 2017
Tesco introduced the new MultiPlug Launching System (MPLS), built to remotely launch multiple plugs ...
Downhole X-Ray Diagnostic Service
01 Jul 2017
One of the greatest challenges in planning an efficient well intervention is accurately and reliably ...
Dry Additive Mix Unit
27 Jun 2017
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) introduced a new dry additive mix unit to its Rolligon product line. Th ...
Wave- and Ship-Motion Forecasting System
20 Jun 2017
General Dynamics Applied Physical Sciences introduced FutureWaves, a wave and ship-motion forecastin ...
Principal Professional, Saudi Aramco
Independent Artificial-Lift Consultant
Two things stood out when I looked at this year’s abstracts. First, well over half of the abstracts were related to electrical submersible pumps (ESPs). This is a significant increase from the last couple of years. Second, there was a clutch of artificial-lift-method-selection papers.
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2017 SPE President
In Memoriam: Orville D. Gaither
13 July 2017
Orville D. Gaither, 1990 SPE President and an SPE Foundation trustee, died 29 June. Gaither’s presid.......Read More
05 July 2017
Gerrett Soden was appointed president and chief executive officer of Africa Energy, a Lundin Group c.......Read More
01 July 2017
This section lists with regret SPE members who recently passed away. If you would like to report the.......Read More
01 July 2017
Baker Hughes and General Electric (GE) announced the executive team that will lead Baker Hughes, a G.......Read More
Rex Tillerson To Receive World Petroleum Council's Top Award
26 June 2017
Rex Tillerson, SPE, US Secretary of State and former chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp., will be .......Read More
22 June 2017
Tom Knode, SPE, was appointed as director of health, safety, and environment (HSE) at Athlon Solutio.......Read More
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