Featured this monthData From Above: The Advantages of Unmanned AircraftUnmanned aircraft are finding their place in the oil and gas industry by providing aerial geologic modeling to address reservoir-related challenges and making inspections safer.
Middle East-North Africa Region Readies for Shale Revolution Oil-rich but gas-short countries in the Middle East-north Africa region are exploring unconventional resources, particularly for shale and tight gas, and assessing their potential for long-term growth.
SPE Bestows 2013 International Awards at Annual Meeting Members who made outstanding contributions to SPE and the petroleum industry will receive special distinction at the 2013 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.
Selling New Proppant Demands Focus on the Old Bottom Line Oxane Materials’ advanced ceramic proppant travels farther during fracturing in larger quantities, thereby leading to smoother, higher flows of oil and gas.
Q&A – Rod MacGregor The chief executive talks about the technologies used, challenges, and key lessons learned from the Middle East’s first thermal enhanced oil-recovery project in Oman.
Guest Editorial Digital oilfield solutions can be leveraged as a whole to provide aggregate value at the business portfolio or corporate strategy levels and to contribute to a company’s intellectual capital.
Management: Addressing Gaps in Water Treatment Technology The rise in production through unconventional methods and enhanced oil recovery has identified shortcomings in current water-treatment technology.
New Uses Keep Emerging for A Deceptively Simple Pump The rapid growth of progressing cavity pumps is an example of how new uses continue to emerge for older technology.
Talent & Technology: The Elements of a Soft Competency Matrix In response to the need for emotional intelligence and soft skills, the SPE Soft Skills Council proposes a competency matrix as a tool to identify skills gaps at various stages of one’s career.