Digital Oilfield

Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield

Column: Call for More Upstream Open-source Computing

RED President Steve Hendrickson discusses the need for better and more widely available open-source software in the upstream industry.

February 17, 2022

Methane , ESG , Digital Oilfield

Methane Detection Technologies Preparing Operators for Upcoming EPA Regulations

Continuous OGI cameras are a clear path forward for the industry to demonstrate ESG leadership and regain its credibility as a responsibly sourced form of energy.

February 17, 2022

Field Development , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Pore Pressure and Geomechanics Services Reduce Opex and Help Meet ESG Targets

Understanding the pore pressure and geomechanics of a well prior to and during drilling reduces downtime and provides a safer environment for those at the well site. With remote pore pressure and geomechanics services, users can reduce the number of personnel required on site. 

February 8, 2022

Digital Oilfield , Completions

Data Analytics Tool Improves Well Productivity; Frac Plug Assembly Eliminates Potential Leak Paths

A new data analytics modeling tool and a new frac plug technology were among the latest innovations showcased at the recent SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference.  

February 7, 2022

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Cloud-based Solution Accelerates Well Planning

This case study details how OMV E&P improved well construction planning efficiency and performance for its wells in Austria.

February 7, 2022

Digital Oilfield , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Saudi Aramco Buys 7.4% Stake in Software Firm Cognite

The price for the stake Saudi Aramo purchased was “around 1 billion Norwegian crowns,” or about $113 million, an Aker BP spokesperson told Reuters, valuing Cognite at just over $1.5 billion.

February 2, 2022

Investment , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

Datagration Secures Additional Capital Investment from Quantum, EIV Capital

"Oil and gas companies that do not embrace advanced data analytics today will soon be left behind as much of the industry has woken up to the tremendous power of data," said Jeffrey Harris, who oversees Quantum's Innovation Fund.

February 2, 2022

Digital Oilfield

Solving M&A Data Integration with a Digital Oilfield Gathering System

If data are just as valuable as oil, then best-in-class oil and gas companies are defined by how efficiently they extract and move hydrocarbons as well as how efficiently they extract and move well data.

January 31, 2022

Exploration & Production , Emissions , Digital Oilfield

Inside Saudi Aramco’s ‘Workspace of the Future’

Powered by AI, Saudi Aramco’s new Upstream Innovation Center aims to achieve synergy between technological and human potential.

January 27, 2022

Emissions , Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

LongPath Technologies Advances DOE-funded Methane Mitigation Tech Across the Permian Basin

LongPath's Basin-SCAN technology is engineered to reduce emissions by 60-80% within the system coverage area.

January 27, 2022