Innovative Thinkers

November 21, 2023
(WO) — Shutting down obsolete North Sea energy installations is a business opportunity worth more than £20 billion ($25 billion) over the next decade, according to calculations by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).
October 02, 2023
This first-of-its-kind device addresses reservoir fluid uncertainties and allows the operator to enhance oil and natural gas recovery in wells where current autonomous technologies are limited.

Advanced Strategies for Temperature Control in Extreme Conditions: A Comprehensive Guide for Upstream and Midstream Operators During Summer's Record-Breaking Heat

October 04, 2023
Immerse in an enlightening webinar unveiling cutting-edge methods for precise product temperature control, even amidst unprecedented summer heat waves. Embark on a journey through the remarkable achievements of a leading oil and gas subsidiary, demonstrating excellence in maintaining consistent oil temperatures despite challenges in daily processing operations amidst scorching highs. Delve into the transformative impact of Aggreko's advanced cooling solution, seamlessly integrating exchangers and chillers, revolutionizing conventional practices. Through effectively reducing temperatures from 110 degrees Fahrenheit to a more manageable range of around 75 degrees Fahrenheit, they've not only achieved a substantial enhancement in safety measures but also addressed the critical goal of preventing off-gassing from storage tanks. This sustainable enhancement underscores Aggreko’s proficiency in maintaining effective product temperature management. Gain invaluable insights from this success story and embrace adaptable strategies to overcome the unique challenges in your industry.
September 01, 2023
The main scope of this paper is to describe the possible and secure production method of huge quantities of fresh/drinkable water from subsea bottom springs, by separating this meteoric (in origin) groundwater from the saline seawater.
August 14, 2023
Pioneer Energy, Inc. have completed a successful field trial of their new Emission Control Treater (ECT) technology. The pilot demonstrated nearly complete elimination of well pad emissions with autonomous and reliable operations, and an 11.3% increase in crude yield.
August 2023
As the research arm of Aramco, Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) has accomplished much in its 17-year history, rising to new heights of technological innovation and achievement. The future heralds even greater contributions to global energy technology.
July 20, 2023
Greg Shaver, a mechanical engineering professor and director of Purdue’s Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, is part of a national effort researching the reduction of carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and microscopic particle emissions and improving the efficiency of diesel engines on the road today.
July 12, 2023
“Thanks to a $76,000 Early-Career Research Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, my long-term research goals are to create safe, multi-hazard resilient offshore energy infrastructure, such as offshore wind farms, oil/gas pipelines, offshore platforms, and other civil infrastructure threatened by extreme windstorms and structural aging issues,” Sun said.
June 28, 2023
For offshore operators, PHASETREAT WET reduces chemical volume by up to 75%, resulting in reduction in freight, inventory, and offshore movements. In onshore operations, the solution offers additional benefits, including decreased dosages for demulsifiers and deoilers, improved water treatment quality, more efficient oil treatment, and reduction of injection points.
May 11, 2023
Scale-up companies specializing in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS), new energies, oil and gas emissions reduction, digital applications and advanced materials for decarbonization, and nature-based solutions are encouraged to apply.
March 17, 2023
Having been shortlisted earlier in the year, the company was recognized by a judging panel of 30 industry experts for its outstanding commitment to lowering risk, reducing costs, and protecting the environment with its advanced passive integrity monitoring solutions.
March 06, 2023
The AWS Clean Energy Accelerator aims to foster innovation and rapid growth of clean energy technology, which is needed to address the global climate crisis.
February 2023
Fishing operations can be complex and, until now, such tasks have been performed somewhat “blindly,” which runs the risk of turning any job into a time-consuming saga. Now, a new tool has finally brought the oft-reviled challenge of downhole fishing into the digital age.
February 02, 2023
(WO) — The Offshore Technology Conference will recognize Skip Ward, Ph.D. for Individual Achievement, Exxon Mobil’s Liza Development project in Guyana for Company Achievement, and Guodong Zhan, Ph.D. for Special Citation, as the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Achievement Awards.
January 03, 2023
LongPath is the only continuous and quantitative monitoring solution to receive approval by meeting Colorado's Regulation 7 emissions monitoring requirements for oil and gas methane leaks. They also meet the continuous-monitoring criteria outlined in the EPA's proposed supplemental methane rule standards of performance for oil and gas facilities.
January 02, 2023
The invention features an adjustable design that is easy to use and transport so it is ideal for oil rig workers and other professionals. Additionally, it could accommodate different sizes and types of vices and a prototype model is available upon request.
December 26, 2022
Independent oil and gas companies are recognizing Africa's tremendous promise and are finding ways to thrive here — and make a positive impact.
December 21, 2022
Milestones include recognition of the initial industry and government sponsors and partners, selection of keynote speakers for the Strategic Program of the Congress, updates on registration timelines and pricing and the appointment of two new Board Members to the Canadian Association of the World Petroleum Council.
December 16, 2022
The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to display wind direction at a parked truck when hydrogen sulfide gas is being released at an oil or gas drilling location.
December 13, 2022
MOSAIC's intelligent framework will enable timely access, collaboration and decision support to Apache stakeholders and management in crucial decision-making activities and reserves reporting.
November 30, 2022
Government and industry gathered on Nov. 30 to discuss energy security, the energy transition to net zero and challenges to maintaining investment in the North Sea during a forum hosted by industry regulator the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA).
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