November 2006 ///
Knowing the composition of the gas is important in designing an effective gas lift system.
Voidage replacement ratio identifies potential problems while maximizing production.
As proven by flow-testing of damaged cores, hydrofluoric acid systems have the ability to remove real-world damage from wells.
Using subsea separation, de-sanding and injection, Statoil expects to reach 55% recovery and generate 35 million bbl of additional oil.
Manufacturers have developed many new products to satisfy an operator preference toward fixed cutter bits, but specialized roller cone designs fill niche applications.
Planning, logistics and a diverse team produced an efficiently drilled, HPHT deepwater wildcat.
A reusable, composite mat provided real-time load and strain data on a Gulf of Mexico completion riser in 6,000 ft of water, as well as monitoring an SCR in another field.
Operational and science gains delivered through mainstream high-performance computing within departments, work groups and at deskside are being enjoyed by E&P professionals.
Deployment of a subsea well intervention system from a dedicated vessel has proven to be very cost-efficient. Refinements, such as use of composite cable and coiled tubing, plus an ultra-deepwater version, are on the horizon.
This exclusive report examines whether the seismic sector has to be locked forever in boom/bust cycles, yielding either high profitability or much-dreaded overcapacity.
A collaboration between two well-known firms is bringing a riserless, deepwater system closer to commerciality. Research continues on a companion, wireline-deployed shallow-water version.
This special bound-in supplement describes the winners of this year’s awards in 11 categories.
Early insight into Wyoming coalbed reservoir heterogeneity is provided by Raman spectroscopy.
Overhaul, refurbish, refit or retrofit a rig means different things.
Storing and moving energy are essential to future energy needs.
The election may or may not improve a do-nothing Congress.
A new design for pumping multiphase fluids.
Lower Tertiary play in the GOM; Maybe the Cambrian Explosion didn't explode.
News & Resources
Acquisitions, mergers, ventures and other company news
IEA reported decreases in world oil supply and demand during September to 85.4 million bpd and 84.6 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