Featured Articles ///

Permian producers become "victims of their own success"

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Despite a few recent snags, Permian basin production should continue its upward trend through 2019.

What industry leaders expect for 2019

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

By all measures, most of 2018 has been an improvement on 2017, which was markedly better than 2016.

An Internet of things turns to the right

Mike Slaton, Contributing Editor

Control and automation are long-time centers of gravity for rig innovation. But high tech is redefining both with remarkable advances in safety, efficiency and operational capabilities.

Water management

Mark Patton, Hydrozonix

“Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting”

Formation water reduction technology proves successful in the field

Adam K. Harper, John W. Green, Andreina Dewendt, John M. Terracina, Hexion Inc.

Advanced technology allows operators to reduce formation water, while maintaining oil and gas production.

Featured Columns ///

Drilling advances

Jim Redden

Sleepless in the Gulf

Energy issues

William J. Pike

Permian makes more marks

Industry at a Glance ///

U.S. Rotary Drilling Rigs
International Rotary Drilling Rigs

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