Featured Articles ///

Offshore advances: Overcoming the insurmountable

Mike Slaton, Contributing Editor

Innovation tackles a wide array of technical challenges, particularly for the deepwater sector.

HPHT expandable liner hanger designed for superior pressure integrity

Edward Royer, Robert Turney, TIW, A Dril-Quip Company

As operators search for reserves in challenging HPHT environments, new technology is required to support these projects. An innovative expandable liner hanger, which offers a gas-tight metal-to-metal sealing system, is capable of superior hanging capacity for installing casing strings of various lengths.

Oil majors reluctant to place bets on aging North Sea, as output descends

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Since the 1960s, the North Sea has remained a highly sought-after region for oil and gas E&P.

Disruption and commoditization of the proppant industry

Michelle Stribling, PropTester Inc.; Brian D. Olmen, KELRIK Consulting LLC

The U.S. upstream industry’s shift to quantity over quality has resulted in an oversupply of sand and proppants, resulting in price deflation, a situation complicated by operators’ preference for supplies to have closer proximity to wellsites.

Featured Columns ///

Executive viewpoint

Senator Ted Cruz

Texas – and America – benefit from our energy renaissance

Drilling advances

Jim Redden

Catching up with the times

TechTalk ///More TechTalk

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LAGCOE C-suite conference program

For the first time ever, LAGCOE 2019 will include a program dedicated exclusively to c-suite and executive decision makers. This program will be limited to 100 attendees to ensure a collegial, confidential and professional environment for learning and networking.

A Coupling to Boost Well Efficiency

Carolyn Curran, Diane Nielsen, William Nielsen, Richard Cash, Materion Corporation, USA, explain how an advanced sucker rod coupling is optimizing every aspect of rod lift well efficiency and productivity.

Simplify Automation of Multi-Well Pads

When you have many different systems, brands and vendors working together in your oilfield, it can complicate your operations.

The Latest 3D Asset Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

JP Global Digital’s Smart Digital Twin is the industry’s most advanced 3D tool for cost-efficient and accurate asset management.

Industry at a Glance ///

U.S. Rotary Drilling Rigs
International Rotary Drilling Rigs

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