In the E&P segments, GE Oil & Gas will focus on three mega-trends in 2012: unconventional oil and gas development, enhanced oil recovery, and deepwater drilling.

Taking integration to the next level, model-based technologies aid in heavy oil production and maximize the potential of the digital oil field.

Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing used in 30-year-old, waterflooded oil fields has boosted production per well from 25 to 300 barrels per day.