So Many Wells, So Few Engineers—Scaling Production Engineering for all Those Shale Wells
Fast-declining, older, unconventional oil wells require artificial lift experts to deal with and explore a population of miles-long horizontal wells that do not follow the established rules of thumb.
New Modeling Code Sees Deep Inside Fractures, May Change Thinking on Well Spacing
Operators are working with a young startup company to overhaul how the unconventional sector has traditionally interpreted one the most common tests used to influence well completion designs.
ConocoPhillips Considering Sale of North Sea Assets?
The potential sale could net as much as $2 billion, depending on which assets were made available. The company has not launched a formal process but is said to be testing the waters, according to a new report by Reuters.
How ConocoPhillips Solved its Big Data Problem
Unconventional operators are finally beginning to use to their advantage the nearly endless stream of data they’ve collected over the years. ConocoPhillips explains how it has seen real improvements in its operations by removing data friction and opening up access across typical work silos.
How is Industry Finding the Next Generation of New Technologies?
The process of finding, developing, and testing new technology can be as complicated as the technology itself—especially at a time when operators have little tolerance for risk.
Based on the Rock in the Ground, Fracturing Looks Really Different
Widely held images of what happens when a well is fractured often bear little resemblance to what actually happens underground.
ConocoPhillips Brings Another North Slope Development on Production
ConocoPhillips is producing more oil from the North Slope as it advances development of the massive, historic region. The 1H NEWS viscous oil project is expected to flow 8,000 b/d at peak in 2018.
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.
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