Risk- and scenario-based design concept projects will progress best through cooperative efforts.
Operators in the Colorado Niobrara find success, with the state seeing the effect in higher oil production numbers for 2012.
The technical and logistical challenges facing the marine construction business are mounting by the day, but they have the potential to drive significant change in the capabilities of the equipment available in the market.
An emerging fleet of new and capable players is challenging the status quo.
An expert panel of judges has selected the top 10 industry projects that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of finding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.
Oil production in 2013 will start to catch up to exploration successes in the ultra-deepwater presalt off the coast of Brazil.
Major deepwater oil discoveries attract operators to the region once again, with a renewed focus placed on the increased use of technology as plays become deeper and more challenging.
Shale operators have a new onsite tool in their water management toolbox that uses vibration membrane technology to recycle wastewater.
Acquiring seismic data with an eye toward geology and combining it with nonseismic measurements brings new understanding to frontier areas.
Using less water in SAGD operations benefits the environment – and the bottom line.
Energized solutions in hydraulic fracturing can help operators save water and see performance improvements.
Flow-assurance designs depend on high-quality PVT data. New sensor technologies improve the understanding of the hydrocarbon PVT properties.
The key to providing a solution for land-based unconventional drilling operations is a system that meets the needs of the customer from a measurement and reliability standpoint and also has a very low cost of ownership.
Proper analysis of petroleum systems aids in finding oil and gas and avoiding drilling hazards.
Advanced formation evaluation measurements lead to improved understanding of mineralogy and fluid composition in carbonate reservoirs.
A new LWD formation tester allowed an operator in Gabon to move its entire formation evaluation program to an LWD platform, reducing rig time and improving hole placement.
Tight formations and HP/HT are just two of the many challenges that ultra-deepwater producers will face in the future that will require collaboration to solve.
Operators are finding solutions to their water management challenges in US shale plays.
The country’s independence could result in a host of issues facing the offshore oil and gas industry.
With the UK offshore sector set for a period of record investment, one of the country’s leading oil industry figures says optimism remains strong for the industry going forward, both in its home waters and abroad.