Featured Articles ///

Cybersecurity, data security and privacy: Seven questions E&P company boards need to ask

Sheryl Falk, Winston & Strawn LLP

The wealth of data that E&P companies hold makes them vulnerable to a range of risks requiring ongoing board oversight.

Developing a smart workover and intervention strategy, using automation and advanced data analytics

Cio Cio Mario, Rini Saputra, Sera Saifuddin, Triyono Triyono, PT Saka Energi Indonesia; Sabrina Metra, Praprut Songchitruksa, Rajeev Ranjan Sinha, Karthick Vadivel, Schlumberger

Selecting wells for workover or intervention is time-consuming, resulting in fewer well reviews per year and longer intervals between the pre-planning and execution stages. This article presents a solution that uses automation and advanced data analytics to turn months-long manual well selection into a minutes-long process that supports economic production gains.

New approach extends electrical submersible pump life

Xiaonan (Lawrence) Lu, Laszlo Soos, Dr. Sunder Ramachandran, Joseph McManus, Baker Hughes

An integrated service strategy, combining advanced system design and targeted chemical treatments, extends ESP run life and lowers replacement costs.

DOE/NETL methane emissions research moves forward

Jared Ciferno, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. NETL continues to research methane emissions from oil and gas field operations, based on well types, while also developing a machine learning-based methane detection algorithm to detect leaks from a drone.

Featured Columns ///

Oil and gas in the capitals

Mauro Nogarin

Latin America’s E&P moves at reduced rate

What's new in production

Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, P.E.

Appreciating depreciation

Industry at a Glance ///

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