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November
IA helps by driving innovation, filling some skills gaps for engineers, and enhancing data usage and operational efficiency.
Article
November
Digital technologies and a proactive design approach can help reduce containment-loss risks and improve safety in floating production vessels.
Article
November
Digital technology and smart devices have fundamentally changed the way that we manage our lives. These advances are now improving operational efficiency in the chemical management sector of the oil and gas industry.
Article
November
Digitalized machine learning and data analytics elevate values of mature fields
Article
November
Part 2 of this three-part series examines the full lifecycle operations simulations performed using BMT’s SLOOP event domain software, to compare subsea (wet tree) and dry tree concepts. This article argues for using a permanently moored dry tree concept with key performance statistics of DP MODUs and platform rigs.
Article
November
A new, 20,000-psi, subsea production system has been developed and is now being manufactured and factory-tested for installation in the Gulf of Mexico. The system was rigorously qualified by an independent third party to ensure all previous technology gaps were addressed. This story explains the technology’s development.
News
November 28, 2022
Sercel announced on Monday the sale of its 80,000-channel 508XT acquisition system and 24 Nomad 65 Neo broadband vibrators for deployment on a 3D mega-crew seismic survey in North Africa in late 2023.
News
November 23, 2022
Bumi Armada, international offshore energy facilities and services provider, has partnered with OPEX (an ERM Group Company) to drive down carbon emissions on its Armada Kraken FPSO facility, which serves the EnQuest-operated Kraken Field located in the northern North Sea.
News
November 23, 2022
Blue Ocean Seismic Services, the marine seismic survey disruptor, has successfully completed a series of passive and active seismic trials proving the quality of seismic data collection, putting the company on track to commence pre-commercial trials during the second half of 2023.
Article
October 2022
As companies adopt new technologies to make business more effective and efficient, new risks emerge, and old risks evolve. This requires great cybersecurity that has tools and processes built to adapt to change with minimal effort.
Article
October 2022
The latest round of EPA regulations may mandate zero emission devices for well sites, but this issue can be addressed by a variety of automation solutions to meet those standards, while improving profitability.
Article
October 2022
A new modeling system enabled PDC bit designers to increase cutter efficiency and reduce susceptibility to impact damage by optimizing back rake in the nose and shoulder areas. Engineers used the data to update the bit’s torque and efficiency response, resulting in record-high ROP.
Article
October 2022
Centralized real-time, multidisciplinary data capture platform improves drilling performance
Article
October 2022
This first article of a three-part series introduces the basis and results of 30-year lifecycle operation simulations performed to compare a subsea (wet tree) hub and spoke scheme to a dry tree phased approach using Frontier’s concepts to develop major discoveries in the ultra-deep high-pressure Gulf of Mexico.
Webcast

Right information, right time, right decisions - Wellbore on DELFI

December 13, 2022
SLB
Existing data is everywhere, and not often easy to consume. It can be found in different databases, projects, and directories. Interpreting newly acquired data can take weeks. The information needed to make the best decisions is either lost in a sea of data or comes after the window of opportunity for action has closed. SLB is changing the data workflow and digital operations are advancing to help customers make the right decisions, at the right time, with the right information. Digitally assisted operations with Wellbore on DELFI help customers make better decisions during or just after data acquisition, when these decisions count the most. With existing data, Wellbore on DELFI leverages the OSDU™ Data Platform to break down barriers between users and their data. Users quickly analyze data and select relevant wells for automated interpretation, conditioning, and better operational planning.
News
November 20, 2022
Offshore U.S. oil and natural gas installations are “at significant risk” of cyber-attack, according to a federal watchdog that warned of a potential disaster on par with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout.
Whitepaper

Understanding Human Factors, Behavioural Based Safety (BBS) and SOL-X’s Holistic Approach

November 17, 2022
SOL-X
Article
October 2022
In this exclusive interview, Chevron’s V.P. for Subsurface gauges the industry’s efforts to more thoroughly harness digital technology and discusses his own company’s projects to bring digital benefits to all its operations.
Article
October 2022
Using advanced snubbing equipment has enhanced completion and workover efficiencies in developing Vaca Muerta shale resources. The new hydraulic completion units increase performance and enable the operator to push the technical limits of extended lateral well completions.
Webcast

Accurate Wellbore Positioning Using WellDefined Automated Survey Solutions

December 07, 2022
SLB
Join our expert, Mahmoud ElGizawy, to learn how automated survey management solutions can allow operating companies and service providers to access the most advanced directional survey correction algorithms to optimize drilling applications in real-time by providing accurate wellbore positioning data. This allows timely correction to the wellbore trajectory without requiring additional tools or onsite personnel. The automated survey solutions maximize reservoir production by accurately placing the well in the planned spot while avoiding collision with other wells in close proximity.
News
November 02, 2022
(WO) — Oil and gas production will be boosted and net zero targets supported thanks to a new partnership between the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) and an online platform encouraging the innovative use of technology across the U.K. Continental Shelf.
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