E&P Magazine - May 2018
Three leading operators explain how they are driving down the cost of developing challenging offshore fields and finding ways to recover more reserves.
Decades of technology advances laid the foundation for the world’s deepest producing oil and gas field.
As I See It
The modern day petroleum industry—making the impossible possible for more than 150 years—embraces the millennia-old challenge of changing for the better.
Taking the leap from concept to placement on the market is not impossible with help from ‘dragon’ investors.
A focus returns to the West African country as its government relaxes hydrocarbon code.
Saudi Aramco’s Nasser downplays emergence of alternative fuel vehicles.
Integrating real-time rig data and reservoir properties requires a holistic approach.
Some of the world’s most prolific basins were discussed at a recent conference.
An independent inks a drillship contract as part of its exploratory campaign offshore Namibia’s storied coast.
Completions and Production
Solar steam production unlocks heavy oil in the Middle East.
The cost of safely removing offshore assets from service has given rise to investment in decommissioning technologies.
New self-service analytics tools allow SMEs to analyze, monitor and predict process and asset performance.
Improvements in AI, sensors and data highways will provide increased operational efficiencies moving forward.
Microseismic analysis shows potential for better returns in the San Andres Formation of the Permian Basin’s Central Basin Platform.
A new design offers offshore operators an economical and reusable solution for field development.
A new optimization platform leverages digital technologies to elevate production performance.
A new active control device design eliminates the need for conventional rotating control devices in deepwater applications.
Understanding what makes super basins work will be key to unlocking the ultimate potential of these areas.
Recent activities point to increasing unconventional resource development outside of North America.
JIPs, new products and advanced research combine to improve spill prevention and oil recovery.
Operators gain production control and increase flow assurance through sand monitoring.
A new valve design and enhanced condition monitoring system lowers total cost of ownership.
Inquiry finds that hydraulic fracturing could be safely managed in the Northern Territory.
New developments in geoscience and regional understanding can help reduce risk.
Smart wireline tools help improve downhole performance with real-time data.
Check out the latest technologies and services designed for the upstream oil and gas industry.
On The Move
Implementing the cloud for hydraulic fracturing must include all the stakeholders.
An expert panel of judges has selected the top 14 industry projects that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of finding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.