Well Integrity: Hydraulic Fracture Program Performance Assessments

The evolution of acoustic imaging has led to significant improvements in downhole imaging.

May 14, 2020


Maintaining Integrity: Cutting-edge Technologies Ensure Wellbore Stability

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.

May 7, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

Enhancing Mud Cleaning for Better Wellbore Zonal Isolation

A new high-performance spacer fluid delivers success in mud removal and thermal stability downhole.

May 7, 2020


Reduce Capex by 20% or More Using Microproppants

Shale well production enhanced, decline rates reduced and EUR improved with high-compressive strength microproppant.

May 7, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Completions , Subsea

OTC Reveals 2020 Spotlight on New Technology Award Recipients

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.

May 4, 2020

Completions , Well Stimulation

E&P Tech Watch: Ceramic Microproppants Increasing Productivity

Microproppants have been developed to maximize propped reservoir contact, reduce production decline rates and improve stimulation efficiencies.

April 28, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions

Acoustic Data Debuts Remote Downhole Monitoring Deployment Solution

The solution enables operators to self-install their real-time wireless downhole monitoring system without requiring specialist engineers onsite.

April 27, 2020

Public Capital , Earnings , Drilling , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Patterson-UTI Sees 60% Decline in Activity as Oil Prices Crater

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.

April 24, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions , Well Stimulation

E&P Fracture Fluids: Friction Reduction with Sand Transport

Eagle Ford wells saw a reduction in treating pressure after dry friction reducer stages.

April 24, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Completions

Weatherford Vero System Completes 100 Runs, 33,000 Tubular Connections

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.

April 22, 2020