E&P Magazine - May 2020
The May E&P cover story focuses on well integrity. Other features cover carbon capture utilization and storage, frontier exploration and marine seismic, HP/HT drilling, production logging and ROV applications. In addition, the digital solutions articles focus on cloud computing, and the operator solutions articles review efficiency management.
As I See It
Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic might be a boon to a new future for the oil and gas industry.
One of the most critical elements of the well design process is ensuring the wellbore’s stability throughout its entire life span, from drilling to completion to production all the way through to abandonment.
The evolution of acoustic imaging has led to significant improvements in downhole imaging.
Companies expect to continue efforts toward carbon capture and storage amid low prices.
Monetize data and optimize efficiency in the age of Industry 4.0.
An emerging e-commerce company that usually supplies critical components for oil and gas drilling operations responds to the safety demands of the COVID-19 virus.
Completions and Production
Regulating production helps stabilize wildly volatile oil market.
The implementation of cloud-based automation services can deliver cost savings and increases in operational efficiencies for oil and gas producers.
A new cloud environment could be the answer to next-generation interpretation in the oil and gas industry.
Customized green treatments are outperforming conventional treatments in sustainability and more effective oil recovery.
Acquire valuable data-driven insights to improve efficiencies and enhance condition monitoring by pairing human intuition with automation.
By establishing a good strategy for emissions management, oil and gas operators can bring an end to the never-ending chase of identifying and fixing leaky systems.
A new perforating system developed to reduce rathole lengths to accommodate gun debris finds additional applications.
A new high-performance spacer fluid delivers success in mud removal and thermal stability downhole.
The development of HP/HT solid expandable systems extends capabilities for oil and gas operators to address the growing extremes of HP/HT wellbore construction.
Production logging is an essential resource for managing well and reservoir performance, but traditional methods only see half the picture.
An innovative method improves spatial sampling and adds complementary azimuths from new multisensor broadband acquisition to enrich existing seismic data.
Subduction zones and associated forearc basins may hold significant undiscovered oil and gas reserves.
Resident vehicle systems can provide offshore oil and gas operators with standby, emergency support and cost savings through eliminating vessel requirements.
Shale well production enhanced, decline rates reduced and EUR improved with high-compressive strength microproppant.
Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry including the release of an all-attitude, solid-state drop gyro surveying system by Gyrodata.
On The Move
Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings.