E&P Magazine - November 2018

Cover Story

Changing The Way Landmen Work

AI and data advances are streamlining the lease acquisition process.

Industry Collaboration Increases Data Value

E&P data consortiums are the key to unlocking value with analytics.

Savings Await Companies Ready To Embrace Digitalization

Application-specific software supports well design, engineering teams and their processes.

The New Cambrian Data Explosion

The oil and gas industry is evolving to manage the pace of change.

The New Oil

Operators and service companies are refining Big Data for even greater value.

As I See It

Brave New World, Indeed

Ensuring the wildcatter spirit lives on in the next generation requires an ‘all of the above’ approach.

Industry Pulse

Finding ‘Spare’ Change

Digital tools provide new life for aging offshore assets.

World View

Sweet Success In The Eagle Ford

With a premium position in what it believes to be the sweetest of the Eagle Ford’s sweet spots, ConocoPhillips has found the winning combination with science, experimentation and optimal well placement.

Market Intelligence

About Those Frack Hits

The debate continues over well interference as the industry moves toward full field development.

Exploration Technologies

Dead Sea Again?

Once again the majors are abandoning the GoM for greener pastures. Can it rise again?

Drilling Technologies

Spinning Blockchain, Getting Paid

A first-of-its-kind cloud-based platform facilitates 24/7 access to offshore well construction and activities.

Completions and Production

Evaluating The Future Of The Artificial Lift Market

Companies are taking innovative approaches to traditional systems.

Special Report

ADIPEC 2018: Innovative Technologies For Industry’s Toughest Challenges

Companies at ADIPEC 2018 will be showcasing new products and services designed to meet industry challenges.

Shale Solutions

Optimizing Well Productivity Through Numerical Modeling

Cloud-based reservoir modeling and simulations enabled an operator in the Wolfcamp Shale to improve well completion design.

Preventing Fluid Loss In Troublesome Zones

A low-density, direct-emulsion fluid delivered wellbore stability in the Delaware Basin.

Offshore Solutions

Vital Gas Safety Improvements Secured Through Wireless Technology

A wireless hydrocarbon gas detector gives brownfield asset operators the opportunity to make significant improvements to personnel protection.

Operator Solutions

A Chemical Balancing Act

Optimized chemical dosing is part of an essential strategy in mitigating subsea flow assurance problems.

Improving EOR Performance In Unconventional Oil Reservoirs

Advanced completion technology prevents excessive production of gas after breakthrough occurs.

Features

Accelerating Hydrocarbon Discovery In New Zealand’s Offshore Frontier

A multiclient program offers new insights into the Pegasus Basin.

Advancing CO2 EOR As A Form Of Carbon Capture In The Permian

Additional EOR pilots have been initiated in the Delaware and Midland basins.

Digital Tools Enable Improvements In Pump Maintenance

New technologies can help alleviate the challenges a changing workforce faces.

Marginal Fields—Friend Or Foe For Operators?

A new modular system combines the advantages of a platform with the rig-run benefits of a subsea development.

Materials, Design Extend Fluid End Life

A new design and changes in metallurgy shift wear from expensive pump fluid ends to sacrificial consumable components.

New Design Answers The Call For More Horsepower, More Speed

A new land rig design offers shale drillers 2,000-hp drawworks and reduced footprint.

Putting AI And Cloud Technologies To Work In The Digital Oil Field

Systems enable predictive maintenance for ESPs.

The Future Of Methane Management

Several opportunities exist to reduce GHG emissions in production operations.

Unconventional Report

Oil, Gas Production In The Rockies Continues To Climb

Laramie and Weld counties are seeing increasing permitting activity.

Tech Watch

Optimizing Production Through Intelligent Tracers

A new system provides real-time production data.

Tech Trends

Tech Trends

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry.

International Highlights

International Highlights

Check out the latest activity highlights from around the world.

On The Move

On The Move

Check out the latest new hires, promotions and other company news.

Last Word

Be A Trailblazer

Removing key barriers enables faster technology adoption in the oil and gas industry.