Featured this monthCracking the Cline: A New Shale Play Develops in the Permian BasinThe emerging Cline shale may take the lead as North America’s next unconventional resource. The question is whether it will be commercially competitive across the entire play or only in small pockets.
Challenges and Solutions Surface at SPE Annual Meeting The frontiers of deepwater and pre-salt reservoirs garnered attention at the 2013 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans in October.
SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference: New Technology for Old Plays The third annual Liquids-Rich Basins Conference held in September in Midland, Texas, rewarded attendees with insight into how to economically exploit liquids-rich plays.
Management: Stark Realities of Managing Cybersecurity Risk The oil and gas industry absorbs 40% of all cyber attacks, which could result in business interruption, shareholder backlash, civil litigation, and risk to human lives and the environment.
Offshore Europe 2013 Looks to Next 50 Years The SPE Offshore Europe 2013 conference held in Aberdeen in September examined current and future challenges the North Sea will face in the coming years.
George P. Mitchell and the Barnett Shale Mitchell’s legacy proving up the Barnett shale established him as the "Father of the Shale Gas Revolution."
Guest Editorial Suppliers and operators who collaborate through transparent contracts, joint supply chain optimization, and lean field operations will be the most successful in driving productivity.
Unconventional Water Problems Spawn Many Possible Solutions Alternative approaches and new deployment strategies are being developed to manage water used for fracturing oil and gas wells.
IPTC Will Examine Technological Innovations A preview of the International Petroleum Technology Conference to be held 19–22 January 2014 in Doha, Qatar, highlights six interviews with oil and gas industry leaders.
Annual Survey: Industry Salaries Remain Healthy Petroleum industry professionals continue to report healthy salaries, with an average increase in base pay of 6.5% globally over the past year.