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Live from OTC - After Hours!

Monday, June 20, 2022 12:08 PM

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

Monday, June 13, 2022 11:00 AM

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

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 12:00 PM

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

Saturday, May 21, 2022 8:11 AM

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

Thursday, April 7, 2022 10:22 AM

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

Monday, April 4, 2022 10:20 AM

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

Thursday, March 31, 2022 10:34 AM

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

Monday, March 28, 2022 8:38 AM

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

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 9:30 AM

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)

Monday, February 21, 2022 9:53 PM

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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 11:05 PM

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.

ESG: Faster, larger, better?

Thursday, January 27, 2022 4:47 PM

We talk with Shane Hackenberg from Joliet Electric Motors, LLC. JEM's article " ESG: Faster, Larger, Better?" on page 26 in the January 2021 issue of World Oil is a primer on considerations for selecting the proper electric motor size when transitioning to e-frac then we get into some interesting discussion of the state of e-frac at the beginning of 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.

Maximizing recovery: Leveraging Artificial Lift to recover more production from existing wells

Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:38 PM

We talk with Phil Chuck from SPM Oil & Gas. SPM's article " Maximizing recovery: Leveraging Artificial Lift to recover more production from existing wells" on page 57 in the August 2021 issue of World Oil answers the question "Can the right stuffing box extend well by four months?" Phil talks us through an interesting case study.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.

Understanding the subsurface remains critical to sustainable energy project success

Monday, October 18, 2021 9:44 PM

We talk with Denis Saussus, the CEO of Ikon Science, about his article " In a time of change, understanding the subsurface remains critical to project success" in the September issue of World Oil.We discuss the importance of understanding the subsurface in the development of sustainable energy projects. Carbon Capture, Offshore Wind, and Geothermal applications all need detailed, integrated subsurface data analysis. Listen and find out why. 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.

Improving the bottom line in the Permian

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 8:02 PM

We talk with CONNOR DOCHERTY from SPM Oil & Gas, a Caterpillar Company about his article " Improving the bottom line in the Permian" on page 57 in the April 2021 issue of World Oil.In this episode, we learn that one way to reduce frac fleet costs in the Permian is to decrease the rate of seat replacements by utilizing new carbide technology. 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 OTC

Saturday, September 4, 2021 5:38 PM

The Offshore Technology Conference came back this year as a hybrid event. There were both online and live components to the the conference. The number of international exhibitors and attendees was down considerably due to Covid-19 travel restrictions and concerns over the rapid spread of the Delta variant. Still it was good to see companies displaying the innovations they've been working on during this last downturn. In this episode we stop by several exhibitors to hear from them firsthand about their latest and greatest technologies. 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 URTEC

Monday, August 16, 2021 2:01 PM

In this special episode we speak with companies attending URTEC (in person) to find out how the show is and what they've been up to in the last year and half. You'll be surprised at the innovations that were made while the industry was going through it's biggest crisis in the last 50 years! 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.

Essential Digital Twins in Upstream Oil & Gas Operations

Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:17 PM

We talk with Stuart Morstead, VP of Honeywell Connected Industrial, about how Honeywell's white paper about how digital twin technology is being used in our industry to improve equipment efficiency, reduce downtime and enable condition-based maintenance and energy efficiency of equipment and processes. You can download the white paper here (https://www.honeywellprocess.com/en-US/online_campaigns/connected_plant/Pages/upstream-oil-and-gas.html). 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.

New World Oil Podcast - Sneak Peek

Monday, June 7, 2021 7:54 PM

This is a special preview episode of our upcoming podcast called "Engineering Your Oil & Gas Career". In the very first episode we speak with Jay Forrester, a 40 year veteran of the Oil & Gas industry. If you know a veteran Oil & Gas Engineer who would like to share his accumulated wisdom with the upcoming generation of engineers, please send me an email at jim.watkins@worldoil.com (mailto:jim.watkins@worldoil.com) and we'll get them on the show.

The Last Barrel - CCUS: Game Changing Technology

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:16 PM

This week we hear from Craig Fleming, Technical Editor of World Oil, He reads his monthly column, The Last Barrel from page 72 in the March issue of World Oil. Here's a link to the article https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/gulfpub/wo_202103/index.php#/p/72 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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