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Goodbye Manual Control: Vital Energy’s Automation Program Boosts Production

Production, ESP efficiency soared when the company automated decisions with AI at the edge.

Where, When and How to Refrac—Weighing All the Options

Experts weigh in on strategic considerations when deciding how to rejuvenate production from a tired well.

Are 3-mile Laterals Worth the Extra Mile?

Every additional foot increases production, but it also increases costs.

Enverus Inventory Rankings: Pinpointing Shale’s Best Remaining Runway

The Montney Shale steals the spotlight in Enverus’ play rankings, while the Eagle Ford draws plaudits for its resilience.

E&P Highlights: July 10, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including TotalEnergies exiting South Africa to focus on opportunities in Namibia.

Vitol Grows LNG Bunkering Fleet by 3 Ships

LNG trading company Vitol Group is emphasizing the environmental benefits of using LNG as a shipping fuel with the acquisition of three bunkering vessels to fuel ships.

Nuclear in a Box: Mobile Nuclear Reactors May Answer Permian’s Power Ask

A top Permian producer has signed up for a small-footprint nuclear plant. A top pressure-pumper has invested in the developer. Industry members say interest in Permian nuclear is hot.

Give Us a Signal: Tech Firm Ups E&P Coverage in Remote Plays

As E&Ps struggle to transmit information over public networks in out-of-the-way oil and gas basins, tech firm Digi is working to improve its reception.

E&P Highlights: July 1, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including the Israeli government approving increased gas export at the Leviathan Field and Equinor winning a FEED contract for the all-electric Fram Sør Field.

The New Wildcatters: Geothermal Developers on the Hunt for Heat

The U.S. is poised for a geothermal boom using existing oil and gas technology. Does the industry have what it needs to scale?

Drowning in Produced Water: E&Ps Seek Economic Ways to Handle Water Surge

Strained disposal limits push beneficial reuse to the forefront for produced water management. 

Cracking the Fracking Code: Efficient Approaches to Optimize Wellbores

Technology and process innovations improve operational efficiencies even as companies scramble for greener fracking solutions.

Securing Tomorrow, Protecting Today: Prioritizing Energy Needs and Environmental Responsibility

Population is rising, energy demand is increasing and geopolitical conflicts are escalating. These factors make energy security a critical concern, as it is fundamental to national security, economic growth and myriad societal factors.

Surge of Longer Lateral Drilling to Enhance Reservoir Recovery

With energy demand growing, operators look to supply hydrocarbons by drilling longer wells.

E&P Highlights: June 24, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including TotalEnergies working with Nigeria to reach FID on the Ubeta gas field and Chevron signing production sharing contracts for two blocks offshore Equatorial Guinea.

TGS to License Tanzania’s Offshore Subsurface Data

TGS, in an agreement with Tanzania’s Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority, reserves the right to license all of the country’s offshore data, acquire future seismic data and reprocess existing data.

TGS Gaining Ground on Subsurface Insights in the Permian

TGS released the Dynamic Matching FWI volume for the West Kermit 3D seismic survey, which spans 1,054 sq km across the Delaware Basin in Loving and Winkler counties, Texas.

TGS, PetroAI to Develop Earth AI Models for Well Performance, Design

PetroAI’s platform for E&Ps will use TGS’ subsurface, production and well data, which allows for “accurately” quantified exploration and development trade-offs.

Permian Operations at Risk as Wastewater Equation Remains Unbalanced

Wastewater injection is a growing cause of induced seismic activity in oil- and gas-producing regions in the U.S., and without proper management solutions, operational capacities are at risk.

Valeura Purchases FSO Offshore Thailand

After initially leasing the Aurora FSO, Valeura Energy decided to purchase the vessel for $19 million.