E&P Magazine - September 2018
This month, E&P's cover story features insights from several operators and service providers who talk about their current production strategies and how they address some of the challenges they face, including parent/child well interactions and long-term production strategies.
As I See It
With just four months left in 2018, operators are looking to exit the year flush with fresh production.
Operators see opportunities for production gains in legacy wells, refracturing and data analytics.
Senior technology leaders at URTeC 2018 discussed how to get improved results in unconventional reservoirs and automation’s effect on the workplace.
The labor force of the future will combine essential domain knowledge with digital savviness.
A Goldilocks solution can lead to greater well density and improved reservoir recovery.
AI can speed up seismic processing and interpretation, but it is still not an exact science. Companies are working to solve the hiccups.
Lost in the news of record-breaking production and impressive rig counts is the increasing rate of decline in production in the Permian Basin.
Completions and Production
Enhanced completion designs and improved economics draw investments to the D-J Basin.
Companies at SPE’s annual technical conference and exhibition will be showcasing new products and services.
Systems provide field measurements of drilling riser and wellhead stress in real time.
Platform enables operators to better optimize maintenance needs.
Challenging reservoirs requiring longer laterals drive demand for improved semipremium connections.
Modularized production systems streamline field installations.
A new packing system cuts maintenance time in half for fracturing operations.
An LWD service provides operators with reservoir insight before, during and after the drilling operation illuminates and maps ultradeep reservoir and fluid boundaries in the wellbore.
Different sand factors affect coating selection and application to achieve effective silica dust control.
New service offers flexibility to switch between electromagnetic and mud pulse telemetry modes.
Expanding the toolbox provides the best technologies for the job.
Biochemical-based treatments are transforming paraffin maintenance into a documented revenue generator.
A subsea CT scanning system enables operators to overcome inspection challenges.
An operator controls proppant flowback by utilizing a new liquid additive.
Seismic is not always a standalone tool in stratigraphic traps.
Appalachia gas production continues its record-breaking climb.
Synchronization of systems offers automation capabilities.