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  • EC technology round-up

    Jonathan Shackleton

    Oil and gas will continue to provide more than half of Europe’s energy requirements well into this century. However, to remain competitive, it is important that the industry continues to invest in new technology that extends the producing life of existing fields and new marginal fields. Described herein are five technologies funded by the European Commission’s (EC) ENERGIE program that are helping the oil business to stay profitable in maturing fields: 1) an advanced method for predicting flow paths; 2) new drilling turbines that improve efficiency; 3) well-stream monitoring for improved safety; 4) integrity monitoring of flexible risers and pipelines; and 5) an innovative compact separator.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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