Reservoir Evaluation

Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Shale Plays

Opinion: The Low Information Value of IP30 Data from Unconventional Wells

Things may not always be what they seem when interpreting IP rate data from unconventional oil and gas wells, says Steve Hendrickson, president of Ralph E. Davis Associates.

September 30, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Drilling

E&P Drilling: Formation Evaluation Returns to the Surface

Hybrid mud logging is a major step change in providing quantitative data in near-real time without increasing personnel. 

September 17, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation

Apache Updates Discovery Offshore Suriname, Starts Another Exploration Well

Apache Corp. said Sept. 14 it has collected reservoir and other technical data on the Kwaskwasi-1 discovery well in Block 58 offshore Suriname as it starts operations on another exploration well.

September 14, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Seismic

New Marine Vibrator Offers A More Efficient and Eco-Friendly Seismic Source

Marine vibrators provide less environmental impact and better data.

September 1, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Technology

E&P Exploration: Geomechanical Modeling Increases Well Delivery Success in India

A better understanding of earth stresses resulted in a dramatic reduction in wellbore instability-related drilling events and NPT for the operator.

August 26, 2020

Earnings , Reservoir Evaluation , Field Development

Hess Reports Discovery of High-quality Reservoirs Offshore Guyana

The Yellowtail wells and upcoming Redtail well will form the basis of another FPSO development, executives say.

July 29, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Eni Expands Gas, Condensate Potential Offshore Vietnam

Preliminary estimates indicate between 7 Tcf and 9 Tcf of raw gas in place along with 400-500 MMbbl of associated condensates, the company said.

July 27, 2020

Exploration & Production , Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Shale Plays , 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 17, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions , Logistics , Well Stimulation

OSIsoft, Tendeka Partner to Streamline Data Flow for Reservoir Monitoring

Tendeka, an independent global completions service company, said July 15 it has joined the OSIsoft EcoSphere, a collection of more than 300 industrial leaders that provide products, applications, and services for the PI system.

July 15, 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