Issue: July 2006
These wells will eventually become commercially common.
Operators are embracing the latest developments and uses for expandables.
A new option for challenging wells emerges from Russia.
Employee recruitment and retention does not focus solely on compensation issues.
Part 3: The proper solution is benefit analysis.
Horizontal-reach technology overcomes downtime, riser wear.
A challenging float-over project paves the way for additional installations.
High prices, creative licensing and new technologies boost activity and spending.
A serious GOM deepwater development problem required multiple solutions.
Satisfying field test milestones, ultra-fast data transmission is ready to go commercial.
Gathering, processing and interpreting data must be cost-effective.
Organization, new technologies and a practical design approach carry the day.
A small fish that resulted from a DP disconnect was recovered uniquely.
Deepwater Technology: The K2 project: GOM challenges solved from a drilling engineer's perspective
Shallow-water flows, 10,000 ft of salt and hurricanes were among the challenges.
Petroleum Technology Digest: Hydraulic diaphragm electric submersible pump improves completion design, lowers lifting costs
Hydraulic diaphragm ESPs, used in place of conventional beam pumps in Kentucky strippers, have resulted in reduced well servicing and fewer days of lost output.
A wise man will heed these drilling proverbs
Mathematical illiteracy reigns; pollution fights global warming
An EU-Russian gap on energy issues grows
China's thirst for oil prompts an expansive search
Remote sensing pinpoints volcanic eruptions; oil droplets aid geologic timing
Acquisitions, mergers, ventures and other company news
EIA’s latest estimate of 2006 world oil demand is 84.9 million bpd.
New product and service offerings from company press releases.
Personnel changes and promotions in the petroleum industry
International News in the Oil and Gas Industry.