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ShaleTech: Permian Shales

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Best bet in a field of also-rans

Seawater injection: Challenges, mitigation, geographic distribution and best practices

David Fakunle, Baker Hughes

This comprehensive report reviews the problems and solutions for seawater injection projects, as well as their geographic distribution. Some candidates for industry best practices on this subject are suggested.

What’s new in artificial lift?

Joe D. Woods, International Pinpoint; James F. Lea, PL Tech LLC; Herald W. Winkler, Texas Tech University

Part 1—In this first of two monthly reports, the authors highlight innovations in beam/rod pumping, linear lift units, hydraulic piston pumps, hydraulic jet pumps, and more.

Regional Report: Gulf of Mexico

Mike Slaton, Contributing Editor

A deepwater pulse keeps the Gulf in business, as low prices wreak havoc

East Canada stays the course in navigating offshore development

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

While most portions of North America have seen E&P activity shrink to levels that are a fraction of what they were two years ago, work in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia, continues to move forward, due, in part, to long lead times and very promising geology.

Featured Columns ///

Energy issues

William J. Pike


First oil

Kurt Abraham

Slow improvement appears in offing for balance of 2016

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