Would you like to start a free subscription?
Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
In this presentation, the author discusses/develops the concept of the "convergence" of several technologies that helped develop the present oil/gas industry. From a focus on exploration/appraisal-development, the 1990s saw the convergence of technologies and business processes in the production side of upstream operations.
The discussion then shifts to "where we are today" and the evolution of intelligent wells as production / reserve enhancing tools. Besides new fields, there are also "hidden giants" within known producing areas awaiting optimized development. An example in Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo is presented. The author says in his conclusion that we now have the technologies to unlock the potential of giant fields that can provide $100 billion additional income per year.
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Houston, TX - November 4-5
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2014 World Oil. © 2014 Gulf Publishing Company.