For new wells in mature fields featuring stratified pressure regimes, including CO 2, a combination of underbalanced drilling and drilling with casing has proved successful.
A combination of perforation design and acid soluble cement improves the performance of limited-entry fracturing as an effective stimulation method.
Successful application of multilaterals and intelligent well systems by Petroleum Development Oman onshore shows that the technology is not just meant for deepwater subsea wells.
Able to reduce costs while improving performance, the practice of drilling shallow gas wells with a coiled tubing rig should gain favor rapidly among operators.
Has everything really been tried? Considering the whole acquisition package, what's old might be worth another look.
Exclusive annual listing shows trade names, generic descriptions, recommended usage and suppliers of more than 2,400 fluid system additives for drilling, completions and workovers.
Systematic thinking tunes rig
EOR - Not sexy, but it works
High prices do not guarantee Middle Eastern prosperity
Sakhalin showing its promise
High-speed mountains; AUV seismic
Acquisitions, mergers, ventures and other company news
OPEC’s revised world oil demand growth figure for 2006 was trimmed down to 1.4 million bpd.
New product and service offerings from company press releases.
Personnel changes and promotions in the petroleum industry
International news in the oil and gas industry.