The evolution of acoustic imaging has led to significant improvements in downhole imaging.
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.
A new high-performance spacer fluid delivers success in mud removal and thermal stability downhole.
Eighteen technologies from 14 companies from around the world will be awarded this year, including six companies that will be recognized for the Spotlight on Small Business Award.
Microproppants have been developed to maximize propped reservoir contact, reduce production decline rates and improve stimulation efficiencies.
The solution enables operators to self-install their real-time wireless downhole monitoring system without requiring specialist engineers onsite.
Oilfield service firm Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. on April 23 warned investors it would see a 60% decline in activity this year as shale companies slash spending and halt activity amid an unprecedented decline in oil prices.
Eagle Ford wells saw a reduction in treating pressure after dry friction reducer stages.
Weatherford International Plc revealed on April 21 that its Vero automated connection integrity has successfully completed 100 runs and 33,000 tubular connections in operations worldwide since its market debut. Vero applies artificial intelligence (AI) to minimize safety risks and validate well integrity from the wellhead to total depth.