E&P Magazine - August 2018
Innovation keeps mature assets soaring longer
As I See It
Kaikias, more than just the Greek god of the northeast wind, sees first oil in the GoM.
A company realized that some 50% of the country’s well inventory was idle, so it set out to arrest Malaysia’s production decline rate.
A shift in focus has one North Sea operator getting more out of existing fields.
A compact, powerful motor extends ESP applicability in marginal wells.
Digital proponents promote industrywide adoption of digital technologies.
Machine learning and AI are enabling the discovery of new solutions to help make the petroleum industry safer and more competitive.
Improving completion effectiveness through engineered well construction.
Completions and Production
A recent report suggested companies are shifting their focus to gas projects.
Tailored drilling software and optimization services offer cost-effective options.
An enhanced connector improves structural integrity and fatigue performance on a GoM fixed-platform installation.
As the subsea industry continues to evolve to help meet the demands of oilfield operators, there is a great need for innovative sealing technology.
An enhanced slurry performance can lead to optimized services.
Models and downhole sensors help measure the debris removal effectiveness of the instrumented wireline intervention service.
A Barnett Shale case study demonstrated the value of estimating dynamic Biot’s coefficient from well logs using rock physics.
An automated bit guidance system delivers improvement in directional drilling performance.
Leverage software to reduce risk, improve safety and add value.
As in-basin sand use grows in the Permian Basin, the race is on to deliver sand quickly and efficiently.
Technologies are streamlining frack sand logistics with shorter wait times, reduced costs and smaller pad footprints.
Operating oil and gas sites at a distance is attractive for producers due to the potential safety and cost benefits.
The combination of directional drilling and MWD technologies made horizontal drilling more manageable and wells more productive.
Digital technology opens new possibilities that could transform the future of multiphase flow measurement applications.