Large Vs. Small E&P Company: Corporate Structure and Innovation
Graham Hack shares his experience working for a large and a small E&P company and discusses how the role of young professionals can differ in these companies.
Academia and Independent E&P Companies: A Win-Win Partnership
This article presents three important R&D realms that demonstrate good collaborative efforts between independents and academic research institutions.
Women in R&D
Three women working in R&D offer perspectives on their work, why they joined that branch of the industry, what projects they work on, and what keeps them challenged.
Persuasive Technical Presentations
The authors provide practical suggestions for improving your presentations to management so that your research contributions are more likely to be supported.
A Crucial Foundation—R&D in the Petroleum Industry
New technology and innovation will always be key elements for the successful development of oil and gas reserves, and continued R&D activities are essential to meet this objective.
An R&D Career in the Energy Industry
A career in R&D is not for everyone. Brant Bennion discusses the opportunities and how he has found an R&D career rewarding.
Research and Development in the Energy Industry
Demos Paf tis of Schlumberger and Raul Valdez with Shell International E&P examine the state of R&D in the energy industry.
SAGD: R&D for Unlocking Unconventional Heavy-Oil Resources
Steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) is a prime example of how structured research and development (R&D) has led to the commercial implementation of technology, helping unlock hydrocarbon resources to fulfill society’s energy demands.