R&D is essential to the future of the industry, but oil and gas companies do not have to foot the bill alone.
Bruce Vincent is pro resource plays but questions the lexicon.
A new system could vastly increase channel count without decreasing efficiency.
New technologies will shorten the turnaround time in seismic oil exploration and development.
Access to precise production data allows operators to better manage the cost of moving the production stream.
Production can be improved when appropriate technology is combined with a formal problem-solving process.
Understanding fluid movement, or containment, at the reservoir level is critical to effectively managing a subsurface asset.
Advancements in multilateral technology provide additional reservoir access for both new and older wells.
E&P activities continue worldwide despite increased risks. Improved processes and tools make niche capabilities such as seismic acquisition quality control more achievable than ever and help raise awareness of risk factors.
Recent exploration successes have brought more players than ever to the North Sea.
Hydrajetting advances improve Saudi Aramco’s gas well performance.
With its enormous presalt discoveries awaiting exploitaiton, Brazil will be the site of active deepwater development for years to come.
New rig technology has the potential to improve oil recovery from aging North Sea fields.
An industry consortium seeks answers to difficult downhole questions.
Increasingly long and deviated extended-reach and multilateral wells are becoming more mainstream, but they continue to present significant challenges for operators.