Issue: November 2012
Use of a new diverter in Saudi Arabia has greatly impacted engineering practices and enabled treatment volumes optimization. The system lowers total diverter and acid usage per net pay, achieving consistent post-stimulation production performance.
Straddle-pack selective stimulation via coiled tubing improves production from Ekofisk chalk reservoir
Six non-productive zones of the first three wells were treated, using 28% hydrochloric acid. This resulted in a production increase in the three wells of close to 6,600 bopd, with increases in wellhead pressure averaging 60 psi.
In-spite of our best efforts, hydraulic fracturing sometimes creates results that are different than our expectations.
Pilot program confirms technical, economic value of reusing produced water for fracturing in Permian basin
By using electrocoagulation technology to treat waste water at a fracing site, operators can reduced their use of freshwater and reduce water transport and disposal costs
Arctic exploration and development are hot commodities today, though some operators and governments say more stringent safety measures are needed
New products for subsea production include a 5,000-psi helico-axial pump and an integrated production bundle. In the intervention sector, new developments include an auxiliary HP accumulator and a well intervention vessel
As the gap between available and active rigs continues to close, the average rig fleet age is now younger.
In his introduction to United States Geological Society (USGS) Bulletin 268, Stanford University Professor J. C. Banner noted a peculiarity in the samples of Miocene-age forams that he extracted at a ranch in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Doubling down builds hefty pots
Bridging the FPSO supply gap
It’s the economy…and more
Halliburton’s Jet Research Center: Testing perforating flow for extreme environments
Coming to the U.S.: An unconventional fuels boom?
Gastech pointed to several trends in global gas picture
Oil and power in Ecuador
Will the U.S. resume its “proper” place as Number One oil producer?
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