R&D

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November
Chemical scale inhibitors are an essential component in oilfield management. Selecting the appropriate chemical for the conditions and mode of application is critical to successful treatment. As operators encounter more challenging scaling environments, the need to develop synergistic scale inhibitor blends is more crucial.
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October 31, 2022
Ahmed Al Jaber, chief executive of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), called for maximum energy with minimum emissions to ensure global energy security in his opening address at the 38th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition Conference (ADIPEC).
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October 17, 2022
Equinor has become the first oil and gas operator to utilize a rolling ultrasound scanner to reveal the internal state of concrete structures that are part of offshore platforms.
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October 17, 2022
Schlumberger has entered into an agreement with RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, to accelerate the industrialization and scale-up of its proprietary non-aqueous solvent technology, which enhances the efficiency of absorption-based carbon capture.
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October 05, 2022
Schlumberger announced it has entered into a partnership with Gradiant, a global water solutions provider, to introduce a key sustainable technology into the production process for battery-grade lithium compounds.
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September 30, 2022
Salunda Limited announced an exclusive license agreement with Transocean to make, develop and sell HaloGuard®, the offshore drilling industry’s first safety system that integrates camera and sensor technology with drilling equipment and machine controls.
Webcast

Ways to Increase ESG through new Flaring and Fracturing Technology

October 13, 2022
SICK, Catalyst Energy Services and GD Energy Products
During this 60-minutes workshop, we will discuss the following: 1) "Everything You Need to Know about Flaring in 2022", presented by TJ McIntrye, Upstream Account Director and Irvin Schwartzenburg, Applications Engineer for Flow Products from SICK. 2) "Eco-Conscious Hydraulic Fracturing Has Arrived", presented by Seth Moore, Co-founder, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from Catalyst Energy Services and Tony McLain, Vice President of Sales from GD Energy Products.
News
September 09, 2022
KBR is launching a study to develop a carbon-neutral, green ammonia-based system to power a semi-submersible drilling unit owned by Odfjell.
Article
September 2022
Innovation in hydraulic fracturing equipment design and engineering has resulted in field-proven technology for emission reduction, operational efficiency and cost-savings. The direct-drive turbine for fracturing application has come of age.
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August 29, 2022
Energy services provider Expro is leading industry efforts to meet environmental targets with the development of a digital technology that can help drilling contractors and operators cut an estimated 146 tons of CO2 emissions annually – the equivalent of 58 transatlantic flights.
Webcast

Leveraging Oil & Gas expertise to enhance geothermal projects worldwide

October 06, 2022
Vallourec
Geothermal operators are facing several technical challenges that need to be tackled to ensure that geothermal wells are reliable on the long-run and optimized in terms of heat supply efficiency. The premium solutions (material, grades and services) that have been used for decades in Oil & Gas activities show promising results in enhancing geothermal wells’ reliability and performance. However, specific evaluations need to be performed to guarantee their compatibility. In this webcast, Maximilien De Maisonneuve and François Penven, in charge of the Geothermal division at Vallourec, will introduce how available technologies at Vallourec can help geothermal operators meet challenging scenarios as well as to ensure their projects’ cost effectiveness. These solutions will be illustrated by some real business cases. Finally, the speakers will also shed some light on what the future of tubular solutions could look like for the next generation of geothermal wells.
Article
August 2022
Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “For war, we need three things—money, money and more money.” I believe his quote applies today for our industry: “To prosper, we need three things—technology, technology and more technology.”
News
August 24, 2022
Provider of advanced drilling simulation technology, Drilling Systems, part of market-leading provider of training, technology and simulation solutions 3t Energy Group, has delivered a bespoke well control training lab to Western Texas College with the installation of its cutting-edge simulators.
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August 23, 2022
Recently introduced digitalization and automation technologies are enabling better performance on new build and retrofitted rigs.
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August 23, 2022
A recent ultra-deepwater giant drillships build resulted in two drillships that have the first-ever 20,000 psi well control system equipped with two 20,000 psi blowout preventers.
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August 16, 2022
MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Stena Teknik – Stena’s inhouse R&D division – and Proman – the world’s second largest methanol producer – regarding their mutual cooperation on a project to retrofit MAN 48/60 engines to make them capable of dual-fuel, diesel and methanol operation.
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August 2022
Subsea trees have traditionally required specialized engineering design. To rectify this situation, the service provider has introduced a standardized approach to simplify designs, which has reduced costs and NPT.
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August 09, 2022
ONS announced the finalists for its 2022 Innovation Awards on Tuesday, saying the competition was fiercer than ever.
Webcast

Spontaneous Imbibition — A Forum for a Fresh Look at EOR

August 25, 2022
Stepan Oilfield Solutions and Rockwater Energy Solution
During this 60-minute workshop, we will discuss the following: 1) No Pressure — Learn More About Spontaneous Imbibition presented by Dr. Aaron Sanders, Technical Director of Oilfield Solutions from Stepan Oilfield Solutions. 2) Oilfield Chemistry — the Move from Design to Application presented by Brian Price, Vice President- Technology from Rockwater Energy Solutions
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August 04, 2022
With global costs of corrosion estimated at $2.5 trillion, the project aims to significantly enhance detection and monitoring methods of microbiologically influenced corrosion.
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July 26, 2022
Siemens Energy announced that it is expanding its Innovation Center – Orlando, the company’s largest and first global hub for innovation dedicated to accelerating the development of products and solutions to drive the energy transition through collaboration, rapid prototyping, and testing.
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