TOPICS OF INTEREST
Two Ways To Stretch the Lives of Risers and Mooring Lines
The future of many offshore developments hangs on extending the lives of mooring lines and risers.
It's Hard To Make Money in Deepwater, Even With Billions of Barrels To Produce
Low oil prices have made the goal of this Petrobras project and its four partners to lower the break-even price of operating to USD 35/bbl.
The Price is Finally Right for Indian Gas Megaproject
Reliance Industries and BP are going forward with the expansion of a huge field off the east coast of India that is expected to fill 10% of the country’s energy needs.
The Big Payoff for Drilling the Perfect Well
By creating a different sort of partnership for a drilling project with close cooperation and greater efficiency built into every detail, including the contracts, Statoil was able to halve the cost of drilling eight wells at its Johan Sverdrup field.
OTC: Competitive Strategies Bring Projects to FID
Companies are rethinking offshore developments and in a very tough market are finding innovative ways of bringing some projects forward.
For Pemex, Partnerships and Profitability Are The New Focus
The new CEO of Pemex outlined his plan to reverse the state-owned company’s struggling financial and production situation.
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.
Succeeding in the Shale Business With a Lean Well Manufacturing Management System
The current oil and gas commodity prices have posed several challenges to oil and gas companies operating in shale plays trying to generate revenue or even becoming cash neutral.
Overcoming Technical-Assurance Challenges in Executing Parallel Megaprojects
In order to meet short- and medium-term expansion goals as well as ensure a sustainable long-term future, an operator has recently embarked on several greenfield and brownfield developments. These involve several megaprojects running in parallel with different teams.
Standardization May Hold Key to Future of Major Offshore Projects
Reducing the complexity and controlling the cost of major offshore projects are together one of the biggest challenges facing the oil and gas industry.
Improving Megaproject Economics Through the Use of Early Production
A key aspect of the project discussed in this paper is the use of minimal initial-production facilities to achieve significant early production from each of four preconstructed artificial islands.
Standardization and Replication in Redevelopment-Project Subsea-Tree Design
Successful rejuvenation of two declining fields was enabled through innovation in both engineering and procurement strategy.
OTC Asia Sessions Discuss Region’s Role in Price Downturn, Recovery
Representatives from various national oil companies, multinational operators, service companies, and fabricators discuss the roles individual countries in the Asia Pacific region will play in the global oil market and the overall development of the region.
Simplification Key To Delivering Efficient Projects in Low-Oil-Price Climate
To survive in the current low-price environment, exploration and production (E&P) companies must better handle the complexities inherent in their projects through practices that promote capital effectiveness and collaboration.
Management — Managing Project Uncertainty: The Delphi Method
Decision making in uncertain environments is key to the successful delivery of oil and gas projects. By definition, however, uncertainty is ambiguous and unpredictable.
Understanding Uncertainty and Risk in Capital Projects
Speakers at the recent SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition addressed the role of uncertainty and risk in sanctioning megaprojects.
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