Featured Articles ///

Regional report: Australia/Papua New Guinea

Kurt Abraham, Emily Querubin, World Oil

Considerable potential remains in this gas-prone region

Uniform fracture growth using engineered solid particulate diverters

Mohammed Omer, Jian Huang, Francisco E. Fragachan, Weatherford

To rectify uneven fluid and proppant partition into each placed cluster, numerical models were used to investigate the effectiveness of a particulate diverter system to optimize stimulation strategies under specific downhole conditions.

Engineered nanoparticles mitigate frac hits: Reaching more in-place hydrocarbons increases production

Stephen Gornick, Yusra Khan Ahmad, John Southwell, Nissan Chemical America Corporation

An innovative treatment method uses pressure and surface-modified nanoparticles to mitigate frac hits and create a favorable fluid-flow environment.

Featured Columns ///

Water management

Mark Patton

Water and sustainability

Oil and gas in the capitals

Dr. Anas Alhajji

The Partitioned Neutral Zone: Geology, economics and politics

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L.E.K. Consulting: Best practices in advanced data science - lessons for the oil and gas industry

Delivering sustained business value from digital technologies--particularly AI--requires good problem formulation, data readiness, expertise availability and organizational enablement.

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