October 2020 E&P Plus

E&P Plus - October 2020

In this issue:


COVER STORY:

ESG Takes Root 

Achieving real results, not satisfying buzzwords

There’s little doubt sustainability will be part of doing business in oil and gas fields going forward. Now, how do companies go about quantifying their efforts? This article features interviews with Kristian Johansen, CEO of TGS; Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Oilfield Services; and Tracy Turner, CEO of CP Energy Services. Read more

Includes video!


EXECUTIVE Q&A:

Baker Hughes CEO talks OFS companies and the road ahead in a new energy world 

In this exclusive interview with E&P Plus, Lorenzo Simonelli discusses the digital transformation, offshore technology, LNG, the energy transition and more. Read more

Includes video!


WORLD VIEW:

Another step closer to real-time hydraulic fracture design

With the commercialization of a sealed wellbore pressure monitoring system, Devon Energy and Well Data Labs say more operators have access to improving the efficiency of their fracture clusters. Read more


BY THE NUMBERS:

Carbon emissions and ESG

In a new addition to E&P Plus, this month's "By the Numbers" infographic highlights key statistics on ESG and carbon emissions in the U.S. Read more


INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT:

The future of additive manufacturing

In this exclusive Q&A with E&P Plus, Andreas Graichen, group manager for digitalization and industrialization of additive manufacturing with Siemens Energy, discusses the Siemens AM Monitor—a 2020 Offshore Technology Conference Spotlight on New Technology award winner. Read more


REGIONAL REPORT:

South America’s pending success to overshadow harsh 2020

Upstream activity will fuel the region as a leader on the road to recovery. Read more


FEATURES THIS MONTH:

Reservoir Testing

Drilling Automation (Includes Video)

Drawdown Optimization 

Diverless Technology

Powering the Oil Field

As I See It

E&P As I See It: A New Industry Workforce

Oilfield jobs have taken a stunning hit, but the drive toward digitalization and a low-carbon future will create new opportunities for the industry’s workers.

Cover Story

E&P Plus Cover Story: ESG Takes Root

There’s little doubt sustainability will be part of doing business in oil and gas fields going forward. Now, how do companies go about quantifying their efforts?

By the Numbers

E&P Plus By the Numbers: Carbon Emissions and ESG

This infographic highlights data on carbon emissions and ESG in the energy sector from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Agency and Deloitte Insights.

Executive Q&A

Baker Hughes CEO Talks OFS Companies and the Road Ahead in a New Energy World

Lorenzo Simonelli discusses the digital transformation, offshore technology, LNG, the energy transition and more.

World View

E&P World View: Another Step Closer to Real-time Hydraulic Fracture Design

With the commercialization of a sealed wellbore pressure monitoring system, more oil and gas operators have access to improving the efficiency of their fracture clusters.

Analyst Corner

E&P Analyst Corner: Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic Gas Market

Although some demand may be permanently lost, the gas market is still expected to follow a growth path. 

Digital Solutions

Realizing the Value of Data in Oil and Gas

With integrated analytics operationalized and simplified at scale, energy companies can adopt a true data-driven approach. 

Operator Solutions

Improving Recovery in Natural Gas Wells with Artificial Lift

Downhole compressor technology drives adoption of artificial lift for natural gas wells.

Features

Baker Hughes VP of Drilling: Remote Drilling Is Here to Stay

Paul Madero, vice president of drilling services with Baker Hughes, explains why remote and autonomous drilling operations will enable better wells and better production.

Bringing New Levels of Flexibility to Well Testing Operations

Live downhole reservoir testing enables dynamic data acquisition in Asia, the Middle East, North Sea and Africa.

Diverless Technology: Enhanced Capability for Single Well Step-Outs and Tiebacks

Subsea connection advances facilitate diverless shallow-water tieback.

Drawdown Management in Unconventional Reservoirs

A real-time workflow evaluates flowback data and improves well performance. 

E&P Innovation Spotlight: The Future of Additive Manufacturing

The Siemens Energy AM Monitor’s machine learning algorithms impartially evaluate the recoating during the printing of a 3D-printed component.

The Business Case for Oilfield Electrification

Electrification opens a world of opportunity to improve operations, including lower LOE, de-risking, ESG benefits and more. 

Regional Report

E&P Regional Report: South America’s Pending Success to Overshadow Harsh 2020

Upstream activity will fuel the region as a leader on the road to recovery.

Tech Watch

E&P Tech Watch: Smart Glasses Provide Immersive Experience

Onsite technicians can send, receive, or open and view documents on smart glasses as well as receive real-time expertise, which reduces downtime and HSEQ risks.

Activity Highlights

E&P Plus: October 2020 International Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Apache’s recent discovery offshore Suriname plus additional reservoirs in Guyana’s Stabroek Block.

E&P Plus: October 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Chesapeake Energy Marcellus Shale discoveries plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Occidental Petroleum in New Mexico’s Eddy County.

Last Word

E&P Last Word: The Intersection of Sustainability and Digital

Meeting the challenge of sustainable operations requires embracing innovation and driving high performance.