21 April 2017
19 April 2017
Analytical Model Developed To Study Fracture Initiation Near Wellbore
An advisor at Schlumberger discusses the company’s work in examining the effect of perforations on hydraulic fracture initiation.
Argentine President Macri Visits With US Oil and Gas Industry, Asks For More Investment
Argentina President Mauricio Macri visited with oil and gas companies in Houston to emphasize that his country’s reforms are making it increasingly attractive for upstream investing.
Industry Perspectives Vary on Implementing Effective Social Performance
Social responsibility has become a common term but what defines “social performance?” In a globalized economy, with multinational corporate and state actors having a more immediate effect on individual lives than ever before, social performance initiatives should not be viewed as an expendable cost.
Oilfield Services: How Much Consolidation is Yet To Come?
The recent upswing in M&As in the oilfield services sector may be a harbinger of more to come as operators push for capex and opex control.
Multidiscipline Method To Optimize Shale Laterals Can Boost Production vs. Geometric Completions
Optimizing laterals by integrating data from many sources to address reservoir variability and structural challenges can increase shale well productivity.
How To Plan For Meaningful New Technology Pilot Tests
When technology startups and oil and gas companies finally agree to run a pilot test, there are a few things both sides of the table should know before they move forward.
OTC 2017: Where to Find the Best Networking Opportunities and Emerging Technologies
Before you head to OTC 2017, make plans for the event’s best opportunities for professional networking and to learn about the array of new technologies pushing their way into the business.
US Gulf of Mexico Hits Record Production
New figures show that the facilities working in the Gulf of Mexico achieved higher crude output in 2016 than at any other period.
Integrated Software Tool Brings Speed, Reliability to Reservoir Modeling on Barents Sea Project
A fast, integrated reservoir modeling tool used by Eni at Norway’s Goliat field generated an ensemble of models that helped confirm the location of previously identified infill drilling targets and identify several new infill locations.
Adjustable, Supramolecular Viscosity Modifiers as Displacement Fluids in EOR
We report a novel type of viscosity modifier relying on the supramolecular assemblies that have pH-adjustable viscosities and robust tolerance against high temperatures and salinities, and are resistant to shear-induced degradation.
Dynamic-Positioning Software Allows Improved Maneuverability for Marine Vessels
As the number of tankers on the open sea remains high, a new motion-prediction software aims to increase vessel safety.
Ultrahigh-Temperature Logging-While-Drilling Service
26 Apr 2017
The industry standards for high-pressure, high-temperature (HP/HT) drilling have dramatically incre ...
19 Apr 2017
Archer Oiltools introduced its Spartan plugs to help operators deliver safer wells, boost operationa ...
Rigless-Deployed Electrical-Submersible-Pumping System
01 Apr 2017
Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes introduced the TransCoil rigless-deployed electrical-submersible-pumpi ...
01 Apr 2017
ProOne introduced the Diamond Dust two-in-one drilling-fluid conditioner. Dispersed in either water- ...
Senior Adviser, BP
Offshore Drilling and Completion
The industry has developed a deep and healthy respect for systems-engineering processes and the associated full considerations during the deployment of new technologies. The result has been a significant improvement in the successful use and broader deployment of these attractive technologies.
Senior Adviser, Baker Hughes
Natural Gas Processing and Handling
Natural gas had a bullish year in 2016 as the average Henry Hub spot price jumped from USD 2.28/million Btu in January to USD 3.59/million Btu in December, according to the Energy Information Administration. It also positively forecast that the gas price will rise to USD 3.67/million Btu in 2017.
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In Memoriam - Noel Rietman
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