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NOVEMBER 2010

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  • Management of legacy data aids E&P efforts in Oman

    Nasser Saif Al-Mahrooqi and Richard Turner

    Compiling historical well and field data into a consistent, easily accessible electronic format has saved PDO substantial project time and costs, and has increased user confidence in the data upon which critical decisions are made.

  • Simulation workflow for a fractured reservoir aids CO2 flood planning

    Ahmed Ouenes and Tom Anderson

    Existing technology and methods can quantitatively integrate geophysical, geological and engineering data to develop reservoir models for fractured reservoirs. Such a workflow was used to model the Tensleep reservoir in Wyoming.

  • Simulation workflow for a fractured reservoir aids CO2 flood planning

    Ahmed Ouenes and Tom Anderson

    Existing technology and methods can quantitatively integrate geophysical, geological and engineering data to develop reservoir models for fractured reservoirs. Such a workflow was used to model the Tensleep reservoir in Wyoming.

  • The current state of PDC bit technology

    Federico Bellin, Alfazazi Dourfaye, William King and Mike Thigpen

    Part 3 of 3: Improvements in material properties and testing methods are being pursued to make PDC the cutter of choice for an increasing variety of applications.

  • US fleet stabilizes as activity rebounds

    Steve Berkman and Tory Stokes

    While rig utilization rates continue to climb and newbuilds enter the North American market, other census numbers yield mixed results.

  • West Africa thrives as world’s deepwater crude oil factory

    Pramod Kulkarni

    Majors and a few independents have established an assembly line of mega-projects that span the E&P cycle from exploration to improved recovery.

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