EPL is looking at deep targets in shallow waters to bring new life to a very mature basin.
As interest grows in regulating fracturing operations, many states are seeking to preempt local government restrictions.
Self-moving rigs are becoming the standard as the domestic fleet undergoes a multiyear replacement cycle.
Rigless technology facilitates safe, efficient late-stage intervention.
While overall well counts in China have remained relatively steady, the share of hydraulically fractured wells has nearly doubled.
Designs using optimized impregnated segment block geometry can help maximize bit durability without impacting efficiency.
A permanently installed fiber-optic seismic system enables repeat surveys that monitor compaction.
Hydrates forming in subsurface tree offshore Brazil put scale-removal service to test.
New technology handles chert challenges.
Originally promoted as a cost-saving technology, CWD has emerged as the go-to technique to improve infill drilling in this mature offshore field.
A new approach integrates engineering data and 3-D seismic attributes to identify key performance indicators and create predictive models for well and completion planning.
MRO has never been more complex or more worthy of review as new challenges reveal the limitations of decades-old approaches.
Building effective CI teams generates sustainable results.
New projects and big spending help push deepwater development ever higher.
Application of a holistic approach helps facilitate flow throughout the production process.
Thanks in part to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China is pushing hard to encourage companies to find and exploit its hard-to-reach unconventional gas reserves.
Australia’s energy offerings are plentiful – conventional, unconventional, offshore, and onshore – but cost concerns remain a challenge in meeting future energy needs.