E&P Plus - November 2020
In this month's cover story, Faiza Rizvi poses the question, "Will Big Data shape recovery?" In the midst of a historic disruption with remote operations becoming the new normal, oil and gas companies are rethinking Big Data analytics to navigate the uncertainties of the industry’s post-pandemic future. This article features interviews with Honeywell, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, ABB, W Energy Software, Schlumberger, IBM and Equinor. (Includes Video)
The Executive Q&A highlights an exclusive video for E&P Plus from Schlumberger’s Hinda Gharbi, who believes shifting industry trends have only accelerated this year. Gharbi, EVP of service and equipment, said the company was already focused on changing industry dynamics. (Includes Video)
As I See It
With financial resources dwindling, oil and gas companies must prioritize greenhouse-gas reduction efforts.
In the midst of a historic disruption with remote operations becoming the new normal, oil and gas companies are rethinking Big Data analytics to navigate the uncertainties of the industry’s post-pandemic future.
By the Numbers
This infographic highlights key statistics related to Big Data and analytics in oil and gas.
Efficiency, responsiveness, innovation and digitalization are among the factors that will shape the future of the oil and gas industry, according to Hinda Gharbi, EVP of service and equipment with Schlumberger.
Confidence in gas prices and low service costs solidify Goodrich Petroleum’s 2021 operations in the Haynesville Shale.
The West African country is depending on seismic data to attract investors and drive further development of its oil and gas resources.
Policy and permitting, the environment and metocean conditions, and infrastructure were among the topics discussed as companies aim to advance projects.
The oil and gas industry needs to position itself strategically to attract investments while working to achieve low-carbon goals.
Achieving further success toward a lower carbon future will continue to require major investments of time, money and ingenuity.
A new digital technology delivers real-time notifications for improved worker safety and productivity in the oil and gas industry.
It can be an opportunity to reevaluate how a company spends its time and what is influencing its productivity as a business.
Extended-reach laterals in the Delaware Basin require robust technological innovation.
Baker Hughes successfully tests and distributes hydrogen-blended gas turbine.
Efforts to extend the life of oil and gas production assets may make it necessary to consider upgrading obsolete controls infrastructure.
Propellant-boosted perforating optimizes performance in SWD and producing wells.
Complete, predictable, end-to-end sucker rod control allows successful rod pumping in challenging unconventional and deviated modern wells.
Development for Southeast Asia looks promising with exploration programs planned for 2021 and 2022.
Smart flow conditioning projects pay for themselves, says Don Lundberg, senior engineer at Fluid Components International.
With the upstream industry navigating challenges due to remote operations, low oil prices and demand destruction, these new technologies, trends and collaborations in the area of data analytics will help companies increase efficiency and optimize operations.
Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the November issue of E&P Plus including an exploratory test offshore Guyana by Exxon Mobil plus a deepwater gas discovery in the Turkish sector of the Black Sea.
Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the November issue of E&P Plus including a Purple Sage Field-Wolfcamp well in New Mexico, a Haynesville Shale producer in Louisiana’s Sabine Parish and an Ascent Resources Utica Shale discovery.
On The Move
Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings.
A willingness to step outside comfort zones will enable the OFS industry to make meaningful contributions to the energy transition.