Reservoir Evaluation

Exploration & Production , Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Completions

E&P Shale Solutions: Back to the Basics in Determining Well Spacing

Reservoir characterization through production history matching can lead to significant increases in economic return.

July 1, 2020

Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Shale Plays

Experts: No Reservoir Damage for Production from Shut-In Shale Wells

Panelists agreed there are, however, exceptions. And costs could run from thousands to millions of dollars depending on services needed to restart production.

June 15, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions , Subsea

Aker BP Contracts Optime’s New Remote Tubing Hanger Technology

Aker BP will be the first user of the new technology Optime Subsea has developed that removes umbilical controlled tubing hanger operations, the company said on May 29.

May 29, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation

Petrobras Starts Long-term Tests at Albacora Field

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has begun a long-term test in the Forno area in the Albacora Field in the presalt region of the Campos Basin, the company said in a securities filing May 17.

May 18, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Deepwater , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Seismic

SpotLight’s ‘Underground Alarm System’ Reimagines Subsurface Monitoring for Oilfield Operations

The 4D solution offers oil and gas operators keen seismic monitoring of subsurface movements from a single source and a single receiver, SpotLight CEO Habib Al Khatib said in this exclusive interview.

May 4, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions

Acoustic Data Debuts Remote Downhole Monitoring Deployment Solution

The solution enables operators to self-install their real-time wireless downhole monitoring system without requiring specialist engineers onsite.

April 27, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Oil Search Finds Oil, Deems Alaska Drilling Campaign a ‘Success’

The company reported the discovery of oil from a well west of the Horseshoe discovery and hydrocarbon pay from a sidetrack.

April 1, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation

Hilcorp Energy Flows Gas From Texas Gulf Coast Well

Otto Energy CEO Matthew Allen now believes there is potential to significantly improve the “already large gas and condensate accumulation” in the Lightning Field onshore Texas in Matagorda County.

February 25, 2020

Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Innovation Grows Exponentially For Downhole Drilling Tools

The latest in rotary steerable systems, drillbits, expandable liners, LWD and unconventional logging tools is cutting costs and providing valuable downhole data to operators.

February 17, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Exxon Mobil Grows Guyana Oil Find Estimates To More Than 8 Bboe

The new recoverable resource estimate, which jumped by 2 Bboe, excludes the Uaru discovery.

January 27, 2020