E&P Plus - January 2021
In this month's cover story, E&P Plus uncovers what to expect in hydraulic fracturing trends this year and into the future, including the role of electric frac fleets, the emergence of simul-fracs and the state of the fully automated frac job.
The Executive Q&A video features the new Weatherford CEO, and the Company Spotlight Q&A article is with the ChampionX CEO.
In a special report coordinated in partnership with Enverus, an in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changers for 2021.
Analysts from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East joined Hart Energy to discuss the 2021 oil and gas market outlook in an exclusive video roundtable.
In addition, the 2021 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Showcase features new products and services from nearly 40 companies.
Frac innovations accelerate financial and environmental sustainability efforts for the North American shale industry.
By the Numbers
This infographic showcases the highs and lows of U.S. shale statistics.
Girish Saligram, who was named CEO of Weatherford in September 2020, talks energy transition and developing mature fields.
The quicker that governments incentivize the oil and gas industry to adopt technology, the earlier companies will take the technology down the cost-learning curve.
With heightening employment cyclicality and layoffs challenging the industry’s reputation as a reliable employer, workforce and business transformation have become a strategic imperative.
An in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changer that could push each major North American shale basin into prosperity in 2021.
This special section highlights the latest hydraulic fracturing technologies and services from nearly 40 companies and how these tools aim to address operator challenges.
The new AI module provides pattern-finding automation for gas leak detection.
Soma Somasundaram, president and CEO of ChampionX, shares details about how the company battled through 2020, its ESG efforts, digital technologies and current R&D projects.
To create a more efficient cleanout operation—not eliminate cleanouts altogether—a dissolvable plug must be economical.
Focusing on automation can remove operators from controlling the system.
The well construction domain needs to transform and can do so by leveraging intelligent and autonomous systems.
Europe and the U.S. are often referred to as the Old World and the New World, respectively. In the case of the energy transition, the New World stands to learn from the Old, which took the plunge a bit earlier in the game.
A case study reviews well integrity in ageing assets and the remediation efforts required in the aftermath of a land-based well blowout in the Middle East.
The Marine Well Containment Co. recently added a 20,000-psi capping stack and subsea coolers to its portfolio to help contain compromised deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
New software integrates engineering planning with geoscience data for optimal well path designs.
The Midland Basin, located within the eastern region of the Permian Basin, has seen a steady amount of new E&P activity since 2011.
Despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19, oil and gas companies are investing in low-carbon technologies, in line with the broader energy transition taking place across the industry.
Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world including a new gas condensate find in the Norwegian Sea by ConocoPhillips plus Equinor’s latest oil discoveries offshore Newfoundland, Canada.
Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. including a Marcellus discovery announced by Chesapeake Energy in Pennsylvania’s Bradford County plus the two strongest Haynesville Shale wells drilled to date in North Louisiana.