June 2005 ///
New drilling technologies and reservoir management techniques proved their worth in a completion with a 1,200-ft horizontal section in Nigeria's Niger Delta.
Data from dual downhole sensors indicate that successful vibration mitigation was achieved in three Gulf of Thailand wells, improving BHA component life.
The importance of accounting for two-way traveltime (TWT) uncertainty in reserve estimations is emphasized by a methodology review and case study example.
A cased-hole liner/specialty packer workover solution salvaged a South Louisiana, inland water oil completion and paid for itself in under five months' time.
To satisfy state regulations governing new dehydration units, a volatile organic compound control system has been used cost-effectively in a mature Wyoming field.
World Oil’s 2005 Canadian International Operators’ Guide highlights Canadian operators with international drilling and exploration programs.
Exclusive annual listing shows trade names, generic descriptions, recommended usage and suppliers of more than 2,800 fluid system additives for drilling, completions and workovers.
Behavioral psychology improves rig safety
Response to letters; oil prices and inflation
OPEC producers push to expand capacities
Hurricanes, politics affect US offshore development
News & Resources
Vol. 226 No. 6 Chevron, Total and Schlumberger formed a joint initiative for research and development of thermal simulation technology to improve recovery efficiencies
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OPEC members are producing at their maximum capacities in April,
still adjusting to last year’s hi
Vol. 226 No. 6 Crude oil demulsifiers GE Advanced Materials has launched the Silbreak silicone product, a new demulsifier technology to help the oil industry
Vol. 226 No. 6 OTC spotlights offshore innovation The Offshore Technology Conference announced 14 award recipients for its second annual “Spotlight on New Technology” p
Vol. 226 No. 6 Smith International, Inc., has elected Michael D. Pearce as president of Smith Technologies. He was previously VP of sales for Smith Bits. In 1995, Pearc
Vol. 226 No. 6 KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR
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