Finding new cost-saving, quicker subsea solutions for deepwater projects are part of the quest for most oil and gas companies.
The latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows the number of drilled but uncompleted wells is falling.
Coupling two different specialized drilling techniques can produce significant benefits.
Activities assessed in the draft rules include deep-penetration and high-resolution seismic, electromagnetic, magnetic, gravity and remote-sensing surveys as well as geological and geochemical sampling.
One-dimensional models are acceptable for many modeling scenarios.
Yo-yoing third-quarter commodity prices undercut momentum for the oilfield services sector and pushed the long-awaited recovery into 2017.
When compared by vintage, both the Marcellus and the Utica have had improved overall EURs and IP rates since 2012.