Advanced technologies such as crosswell imaging are being used more often to provide a level of ultra-high resolution information that can reliably support drilling, production and EOR operations.
Many of the biggest players in the oil and gas industry have adopted the latest visualization tools for virtual collaboration, analysis and decision-making. These technologies are not only linking people with data but linking experts with experts for the ultimate in team-based analysis.
As mature reservoirs create more difficult challenges, accurate simulations grow more vital.
Integrated interpretation and modeling improved Oilexco’s reservoir model and reserves estimates for project development.
Management of partially depleted fields offers opportunities for profit.
Lubricant helps to overcome torque and drag, minimize stick and slip concerns and allow drilling a longer section than initially planned.
Weighted fluid helps operator lower time of transition from mud to completion fluid.
Wells flow freely after fluid dissolves blockage in screens.
Tailored solution saves money for operator in sensitive well bore.
Special drilling fluid solution stops excessive mud losses and maintains wellbore integrity in a vuggy limestone formation with substantial natural fracturing.
Energy generated from waste gas restores marginal fields.
The greatest challenge is to develop stranded gas at a cost low enough to justify the investment in the face of market risk.
New technology expands stranded gas development options.
Energy industry compensation plans outpace overall industry.
Although historically dominated by men, the offshore industry is learning to integrate women into its roster.
With the buzz concerning recruiting experienced workers to replenish an aging workforce, it is important to find ways to keep the ones you have.
Shell employees gear up for careers at the operator’s college.