E&P Magazine - September 2019
In the September issue of E&P, the cover story focuses on production. This month's features cover seismic advances, multilaterals/extended reach, proppants, production chemicals and subsea valves. This issue also includes an SPE ATCE technology showcase. The unconventional report focuses on the Eagle Ford, and the regional report covers the Arctic.
As I See It
A two-week G-Camp visited noted geology sites throughout the American Southwest.
Drones are capable of increasing operational efficiency if companies successfully manage captured data and minimize flight risks.
Well stimulation service providers wait to flip the switch on replacing legacy equipment.
A new process reduces costs and lost time associated with MODU drilling riser inspections through the use of life-cycle condition-based monitoring.
Completions and Production
To maintain production, operators must drill new wells or optimize production on their existing ones.
ATCE brings thousands of E&P professionals together, features more than 300 technical presentations and offers 80-plus conference sessions.
Large and small producers that are looking to automation can benefit from the broad expertise of specialists instead of creating systems in-house.
Operators need a comprehensive evaluation of their completion program to select the optimal wellsite and last-mile equipment.
Operators can change how they plan power consumption via a process power simulator.
A new diagnostics tool establishes a communication link between rig equipment to help rig personnel achieve higher levels of safety and reduce risk.
An analysis of efficiencies and permeability shows benefits of Northern white sand.
A new concept combines electromechanics and electrohydraulics in a compact unit for deepsea applications.
Operators and service companies work together to push the limits of technology while drilling better quality wellbores and more productive wells.
Operators are applying new PDC bit technology to combine sections and drill record wells.
Leading-edge technologies are creating a more precise picture of a promising petroleum frontier.
New chemistries and technologies allow operators to consolidate operational water footprint and costs.
Salt imaging has significantly improved throughout its evolution.
Emulsion breaker performance is improved by understanding fluids and system dynamics.
While few parts of the Arctic are seeing an uptick in exploration activity, most countries are making slow progress.
Novel use of a friction reduction system in fishing applications enables time and cost savings versus traditional methods.
On The Move
Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings.