The goal of all oil companies must be not only to find new reserves but to maximize what they can extract from existing mature assets.
The introduction of subsea gas compression technology has been one of the biggest offshore stories of 2012 so far, representing a technological leap forward by the upstream industry that could hold huge potential for further improving field recovery rates.
Norway's sustained effort to revitalize and rejuvenate its offshore sector is having some outstanding results. But it is the exploration potential of the Barents Sea, dubbed by many to be the 'New Norway,' that is really focusing the attention of the industry.
Emerging solutions provide aid to alternative oil recovery.
It is always difficult to strike a balance between developing subsea technologies for challenging harsh environment frontiers while also trying to supply ‘off the shelf’ kit for smaller-scale or standard projects.
A simple conversation could revolutionize China’s natural gas industry.
In ‘Truthland,’ one Pennsylvania farmer attempts to set the record straight.
A compensation survey indicates that the oil and gas industry is robust.
A privately held E&P has combined its Granite Wash, Cleveland, Marmaton, and Tonkawa assets with an international super-independent's legacy western Anadarko basin position.
Acid-soluble cement plugs were used in three wells drilled in the highly karstified area of the Kashagan field at the northeast end of the Caspian Sea.
Borehole seismic imaging is a technology that has long been proven in the oil and gas industry, both for exploration purposes and enhancing production and field development projects. But there is still room for improvement.
An innovative water treatment system can reduce organic concentrations through oxidation and potentially lower heavy metals and salt concentrations.
Choosing the right meter for the job optimizes production.
Achieving a reliable post-stack seismic inversion represents an important objective in subsalt exploration.
Rock physics templates provide great utility as both a calibration method and a visual, multiscale integration platform.
Tailings ponds in Canada’s oil sands development area are a focus for environmentalists and regulators, requiring new technology and regulations to reduce fluid tailings and reclaim them.