E&P Magazine - November 2019
The November issue of E&P focuses on digital transformation. Other features cover basin modeling, cementing advances, fracture fluid optimization, emissions management and decommissioning. This issue also includes an ADIPEC technology showcase. The unconventional report focuses on Oklahoma, and the regional report covers Australia.
As I See It
The oil and gas industry’s efforts to reinvent itself in a digital world are underway.
An Australian operator is putting AI to good use in its flagship facility.
A modeling suite addresses key knowledge gaps to improve the prediction and evaluation of offshore systems for improved spill prevention and more.
Energy companies work to identify opportunities, challenges and methodologies of new technologies.
A SIM system ensures that assumptions made in the design phase are safely controlled and managed throughout the life cycle of the structure.
Experimental nuclear detonations 50 years ago served as early day precursors to the horizontal drilling and multistage fracture stimulation methodology that has boosted U.S. natural gas supply to levels well beyond domestic consumption.
Innovation delivers first deployment of a hybrid energy storage system aboard a floating drilling unit.
Completions and Production
Industry leaders are making responsible energy development a priority.
Along with technical sessions, conference panels and networking events, new technologies will be one of the major highlights of the show.
Economic improvement is driving technology.
New fracture flow diagnostics help operators elevate fracture performance.
A direct line compensator improved safety and reduced conventional rigup time during a two-well offshore intervention program.
As oil and gas fields become depleted, energy companies are looking at how they can extend the life of operating fields, unlocking low-pressure reserves from reservoirs to maintain plateau production rates.
Resin-coated proppant selectively sequesters radium downhole.
Combining technology and engineering produces efficiency in emissions management.
These insights into how best to approach decommissioning and demolition will help companies achieve optimal success.
A Delaware Basin case study demonstrates various techniques to minimize parent and child well interactions.
Utilizing the most modern practices for cementing is one area that offers significant value.
The use of managed pressure cementing delivers success in difficult deepwater wells.
An alternative to the conventional inverse emulsion polymers improves performance in freshwater to high TDS produced waters.
Leasing hot spots, improved drilling metrics and more reveal some silver lining in the cloud hanging over Midcontinent producers.
The energy industry witnessed record production as state governments and operators ramped up operations.
Mobile field operations software ensures accuracy in pressure pumping invoicing.
Technology is applied to injector reactivation to assess flexibility in new workflows for reservoir management.
On The Move
Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings.