Featured this monthDrilling in Extreme Environments: Space Drilling and the Oil and Gas IndustryDrilling in extreme environments is helping drive advances in the oil and gas industry and presents analogs that can be mined for insight.
Dry Tree Semisubmersibles: The Next Deepwater Option Offshore engineering companies are taking existing technologies and lessons learned from floating rigs to create a new platform design that will allow drilling in deeper waters.
Management: Top Trends in the Oil and Gas Sector Deloitte’s fourth annual Oil & Gas Reality Check presents five trends affecting the oil and gas industry globally and discusses the direction these trends may follow.
E&P Software: The Next Generation New ventures supported by Surge Accelerator, a company that offers financial support, training, and advice from mentors, are creating software to improve oil and gas operations.
SPE Strategic Plan Identifies Four Priorities The new 5-year Strategic Framework will prioritize capability development, knowledge transfer, professionalism and social responsibility, and public education about the profession and industry issues.
2014 SPE President Jeff Spath The incoming SPE president shares his goals and strategy with SPE and its members for the coming year.
Industry/Research Collaboration Advances Oil and Gas Technologies Universities are working on some of the oil and gas industry’s most challenging hurdles to develop new technologies and techniques to meet the increasing global demand for energy.
Saudi Aramco Oil and Gas Production Hits Historic Levels The discovery of additional unconventional resources, new oil recovery techniques, and more university collaborations have led to Saudi Aramco’s record performance and increased technical capabilities.
Guest Editorial The oil and gas industry can enhance safety practices by developing shared guidelines for work control, isolation standards, risk assessment, and safety observation programs.