TOPICS OF INTEREST
MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION
How Long Can the Oilfield Services Sector Be Squeezed?
Leaner business approaches have led to guarded optimism in the industry. While no bonanza is yet being trumpeted, the road to recovery appears to be smoothing out for the operators. But what about the oilfield services companies? How are they faring?
Short-Cycle Projects Key to Surviving the Downturn
Short-cycle projects allow owners and operators to stay financially stable while preserving the production infrastructure and capacities needed to expand quickly when oil prices improve.
New Occupational Health Hazards Emerge in Unconventional E&P
A NIOSH hygienist examines emerging chemical exposure risks workers faced during drilling, completions, and servicing operations.
Macondo Contractor/Operator Gaps Identified by CSB
Various incidents that took place between Transocean, the owner of Deepwater Horizon, and BP, the company that leased the rig for use at Macondo, illustrate the gap between work-as-imagined in the drilling program and work-as-done by the well operations crew.
AUVs Gain Momentum in Oil and Gas Operations
AUVs have evolved from an emerging technology with niche uses to a viable solution and an established part of operations in various marine sectors. Douglas-Westwood’s AUV Market Forecast considers the prospective demand for AUVs in the commercial, military and research sectors over the next 5 years.
Onshore Spending on the Cusp of Recovery
Douglas-Westwood’s quarterly World Oilfield Services Market Forecast and World Oilfield Equipment Market Forecast continue to suggest that 2016 marks the start of a barren period for the global oilfield services and oilfield equipment sectors, with onshore looking more positive than offshore.
Information Management Essential to Efficient Facilities
The amount of data within industry continues to grow. Information management is a significant challenge, but it provides an opportunity for improved project performance.
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