World Oil Deep Dive: The technology shaping the upstream

World Oil's Deep Dive podcast features in depth discussions with the authors of technical articles published in the monthly magazine. Subscribe today, and learn more about the technology shaping our industry's future.

Automating your oil and gas production process

A conversation with Paul Mahoney the President of Production & Automation Technology at ChampionX about the current advantages operators get from automating their production processes. We look at how technological advances are making automation accessible to small and midsize operators. Lastly, we discuss the holy grail of automation, a fully autonomous production process. Spoiler: We're closer than you think.

Live from the International Perforating Symposium (IPS) 2022

This episode is for those of you interested in perforating but who didn't get a chance to attend the IPS 2022 in Galveston, TX. This is the first year back as an in-person event since the pandemic began! We meet and talk with various members of the International Perforating Forum who are involved with organizing the IPS each year as well as exhibitors at the event.

Additive manufacturing for the oil and gas industry

Is additive manufacturing the solution to supply chain issues? What barriers keep us from 3D printing machine parts for the oilfield? Join us for a discussion with two of ConocoPhillips' additive manufacturing experts, Carlo De Bernardi and Enzo Savino; We as discuss the current state of additive manufacturing in Oil & Gas and how the API is working with SMEs to develop 3D printing standards for our industry. 

The Future of Optimization: A holistic approach for bigger benefits

We talk with Yanling Wu, the Product Marketing Leader from Honeywell Connected Industrial, about optimization's future. We discuss case studies highlighting how Honeywell is helping companies in their journey to autonomous operation—resulting in accelerated time-to-value and self-sustaining benefits.  Go deeper: https://www.honeywellforge.ai/us/en/products/advanced-process-controlSend questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.

Can water-based muds perform as well as non-aqueous fluids?

We talk with Travis Vordick from Newpark Fluid Systems about this important question. Newpark has a fantastic case study using the same drillers and rig on the same pad to compare their latest HPWBM and NAF. The results are stunning.His article "HPWBM provides clean solutions, time and money savings in head-to-head tests against NAF" is on page 36 in the May 2022 issue of World Oil.  Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.com Visit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry. Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from the SPE Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition 2022

If you couldn't attend the SPE ALCE in Galveston, TX, this year, this episode is for you. We talk with exhibitors about their latest artificial lift technology and the state of the industry. You'll be amazed at the innovation that's happening in this space. 

How the traditional oil & gas industry can and should help advance the energy transition

We sit down with Sandy Esslemont, the president and CEO of Parker Wellbore, to discuss the oil industry's role in the future of energy. A wide-ranging discussion of how our industry can and should help the energy transition in ways many of us don't think about.

The Future of Offshore Energy - A conversation with Thorbjoern Fors, EVP of Siemens Energy’s Industrial Applications business

Kurt Abraham, the Chief Editor of World Oil, and Thorbjoern Fors, EVP of Siemens Energy’s Industrial Applications business, discuss how the offshore industry is innovating to address ESG concerns.

Everything you need to know about The Center for Offshore Safety

In this bonus episode, we speak with Russell Holmes, Center for Offshore Safety Director. We discuss the history of the COS, its mandate, and how it has made our industry significantly safer for workers and the environment. You'll learn about their processes and how they decide what constitutes "good" practices in the Offshore Industry. You'll also learn how to partner with them to help keep your workers and our industry safe. 

Live from OTC - After Hours!

One of the most enjoyable parts of OTC are the events that happen in the evening after the show. In this episode, you'll get an inside glimpse of a couple of these events.Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up to the minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Electrifying offshore oil and gas production

We talk with Nishant Jha, the director of Well Production Systems at Schlumberger. You can find their full article " Electrifying offshore oil and gas production" on page 61 in the February 2022 issue of World Oil. Oilfield Electrification is a hot topic that is having positive effects both on and offshore. In this episode we learn about the electrification technology that's reducing offshore environmental impact and increasing offshore production capabilities.Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up to the minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro.

Live from OTC 2022

Here's a fantastic "Live" episode! If you didn't get a chance to attend OTC 2022 this episode will give a good feel for what the show was like this year. We speak with companies exhibiting at OTC 2022 to learn about their latest technology and see what they think about OTC 2022.Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up to the minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from ICOTA 2022

We are live at ICOTA! If you missed this show or didn't get to spend much time there you'll want to listen to this episode. We speak with companies exhibiting at ICOTA and talk about their latest technology and about their impression of this years show.Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up to the minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from Floating Wind Solutions - Part 2

Dan Holmes, of Bureau Veritas, leads a roundtable discussion on marine aspects offshore wind industry with guests Alberto Morandi of GustoMSC and Chris Bintcliffe, from Matthews Daniel (MatDan).Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from Floating Wind Solutions - Part 1

Dan Holmes, of Bureau Veritas, leads a roundtable discussion on how the offshore wind industry and market are developing with guests Jonathan Boutrot of Bureau Veritas, Marco Wiedeijk of Principle Power, and David Carrascosa of Saitec Offshore Technologies Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from the 2022 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Couldn't make it to the conference? We have you covered. We talk with exhibitors and presenters at the conference about their impression of the show and about the technology they're showcasing. Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Biocide Guide: Protecting reservoirs and maximizing oilfield production

We talk with Ken Wunch from IFF Microbial Control. Their article " Biocide Guide: Protecting reservoirs and maximizing oilfield production" on page 35 in the November 2021 issue of World Oil Ken walks us through the process for choosing the right biocide. It's more complex than you think!Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

A conversation with Akshay Sagar, the President of Universal Pressure Pumping

Akshay tells us about his career path, the direction he's taking Universal, and the current state of the pressure-pumping market. Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

Live from the Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference (HFTC)

We talk with various companies exhibiting at HFTC about the new technologies they're showcasing this year. We also have a special segment called "HFTC After Hours" which takes you to some of the company-sponsored events to continue the insightful conversations.Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.comVisit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry.

Decarbonizing with digital: Improving drilling and well construction performance, sustainably

We talk with Davy McCullough, from Schlumberger. Their article " Decarbonizing with digital: Improving drilling and well construction performance, sustainably" on page 45 in the September 2021 issue of World Oil is an interesting look at how the digital transformation and ESG performance are tied together.  Send questions and feedback to deepdive@worldoil.com Visit WorldOil.com for more useful technical articles and up-to-the-minute news on the upstream sector of the oil & gas industry. Special thanks to Michael Gaines from NOV for the Intro and Outro. Be sure to listen to his podcast NOV Today.

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