Oil plays driving increased development.
While productivity is expected to remain flat in 2014, the future looks bright for the big four service companies.
Oil services to see opportunities in the second half of 2015 while opportunities for operators follow later this decade.
The number of Mexican monopolies is set to decline with the country’s passage of energy reform.
After 75 years of Pemex monopoly, Mexico will welcome foreign investors.
Move to pad drilling generates demand for new high-spec rigs.
About a year following the unveiling of a new hydrocarbons law, Croatia will offer onshore and offshore blocks.
Complex wellbores are driving advances in wireline tools and techniques.
The growth of multiclient FTG surveys aids explorers in frontier areas.
With subsea processing technologies firmly established as a viable development solution, the industry’s attention is focused on how to supply the power required to drive the large and complex systems destined for the seabed.
Pilot project in Oman reduces need for natural gas in thermal EOR.
Operators need to strike a balance between protecting their people and assets, managing operational imperatives, and dealing with multifarious threats on the ground.
With growth comes growing pains and increased scrutiny for fracing, but some companies are adjusting and profiting as a result.
Simultaneous acquisition of seismic and EM provides more subsurface information.
Airborne or AUV-deployed optical sensor systems enable oil spill detection in the Arctic.
Ice creates unique challenges in design and installation considerations in the Arctic offshore.
Choosing the right HP/HT steam-resistant elastomer seal was critical in EOR job.
Operator chooses customized solution after it is tested and meets with success.
Conference presentations reflect rosy outlook.
New ice management system helps operators keep Arctic offshore drilling and production facilities safe.
Simulation shows benefits of hybrid completion system for SAGD wells.
Air foam is ideal for sand cleanout, bridge plug drilling, fluid recovery, fishing, and deepening projects in lost circulation zones or pressure-depleted reservoirs.
Companies team up to develop enhanced reservoir intelligence.
Measurements allow engineers to make decisions in real time.
Total circulation losses are prevented in Sumatra, Indonesia.