The year 2014 has been a period of not only great profitability for the global upstream industry but also a time of considerable volatility.
China is the predominant player on both the demand and supply sides of the global oil and gas industry.
With oil prices softening, the pressure to get more out of each well, and longer life out of every bit, will only increase.
Multi-zone play chugs on amid lower prices
Sand generates respirable dust comprising crystalline silica, which is a concern for the hydraulic fracturing industry.
Increased onshore drilling activity means an increased risk of spills that can occur at the well site—spills that can harm the environment and pose safety issues.
As the quantifying of environmental impacts becomes increasingly important for the oil and gas industry, a report from Golder Associates commends Italy’s environmental performance.
Not satisfied with their efforts on a national, federal scale, environmental and other anti-industry activists have begun to focus on the local level, in their attempt to block the U.S. shale oil and gas revolution
Precarious present, uncertain future
When your well speaks, listen
Taking safety to the next level
Horizontal wells: A standard for today
Bifurcation and belt-tightening for offshore drillers
How robust is Norway’s petroleum industry?
A new era dawns in U.S. Congress for E&P industry
SEG stimulates debates on data, technology and mammal monitoring
Hydraulic fracturing helps the geothermal industry build up steam
New EU Directive recognizes regime model for safe offshore operations
New products and services
Deeper, faster, safer, cheaper—the demands on drilling rigs are huge, unrelenting and, sometimes, even contradictory.