Featured this monthRobotic Roustabouts for Tomorrow’s Subsea FieldsRobotic submarines, capable of operating by themselves thousands of feet under water for months and perhaps years at a time, are under development to become the vanguard of tomorrow’s subsea oil and gas fields.
A Long-Term View From Multiple Angles SPE’s technical directors think the industry needs multidisciplinary, data-driven ways to adapt to what is ahead, focus on what is critical for decision making, and take a long view as another generation takes over.
Talent & Technology – Taking a Balanced Approach to the Technical Skills Gap The industry continues to face a shortage of skilled workers with 10 to 20 years of experience, which affects staffing for midlevel management jobs and, subsequently, senior level management positions.
Guest Editorial With the shift of offshore developments to harsher environments and deeper water, the traditional method of estimating expected availability and production performance figures, using extrapolated data from previous experience, is increasingly insufficient.
Kuwait Unveils Upstream Opportunities The inaugural SPE Kuwait Oil and Gas Show and Conference in Kuwait attracted more than 3,000 delegates representing major oil and gas companies from all over the world.