Featured Articles ///

ShaleTech: Canadian Shales

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Drilling, LNG prospects face stiff headwinds

A wireless retrofit solution for replacing permanent downhole gauges

Annabel Green, Tendeka; Martin Halvorsen, Statoil

The North Sea’s Troll field, 80 km northwest of Bergen, is Norway’s largest gas reservoir.

What’s new in artificial lift?

Joe D. Woods, International Pinpoint; James F. Lea, PL Tech LLC; Herald W. Winkler, Texas Tech University

Part 1: In this first of two monthly reports, the authors highlight innovations in beam/rod pumping, linear lift units, hydraulic piston pumps, hydraulic jet pumps, and more.

Regional report: Gulf of Mexico

Mike Slaton, Contributing Editor

Future deepwater GOM projects are less vulnerable to low oil prices. Even as the price of oil teeters around $50, the Gulf of Mexico is poised on the brink of a production boom. Repercussions of the price collapse in this offshore market depend less on how low prices go, than how long they stay there.

Featured Columns ///

Drilling advances

Jim Redden

Turn out the lights

Oil and gas in the capitals

Raj Kanwar

Despite lower crude prices, India’s ONGC goes ahead with ambitious plans

Industry at a Glance ///

U.S. Rotary Drilling Rigs
International Rotary Drilling Rigs

Data courtesy of Baker Hughes.

Daily Oil & Gas Prices

Market data is delayed and provided by Barchart.

Oil Production

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TechTalk ///More TechTalk

Connecting marketers to the World Oil audience What is this?

World Oil TechTalk allows marketers to connect directly with the World Oil audience by enabling them to create content and participate in the conversation on the World Oil website. Each TechTalk article is produced by the marketer. More on TechTalk here.

The emergence of Canadian gas divestments

Over the last two years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of gas divestments taking place in Canada’s oil and gas sector.