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Electrifying Change in Oil & Gas: Daniel Energy Partners BBQ Series

Dive into the future of oil and gas with Dave Bosco, VP of Business Development at Accelerated Mobile Power, in our latest episode from the Daniel Energy Partners BBQ series. Uncover how AMP is revolutionizing power delivery in the industry, tackling electrification, and leading with innovative solutions. Gain insights into market trends, the impact of technology on operations, and strategic approaches to business challenges. This episode is a must-listen for industry professionals seeking to stay ahead in the dynamic world of energy.

Innovations in Oilfield Tech: Insights from Daniel Energy Partners BBQ

Explore the forefront of oilfield innovation in this special episode of the World Oil Deep Dive podcast, featuring a collection of enlightening interviews from the Daniel Energy Partners BBQ. Hear from industry leaders as they discuss cutting-edge advancements in oilfield technologies, from enhancing equipment efficiency to eco-friendly solutions. This episode is a treasure trove of insights for anyone interested in the latest trends and developments shaping the oil and gas industry.

Casing and cement evaluation on drillpipe for real-time, single-run savings

Join us in this episode of the World Oil Deep Dive as we delve into the world of oil and gas technologies with Baker Hughes' experts. Hear from Andy Hawthorn, Global Solutions Manager for Smart Services, and Gbenga Osunjaye, Global Product Line Manager, as they discuss groundbreaking developments in casing and cementing evaluation using drillpipe technology. This episode offers a deep dive into how these innovations are transforming wellbore integrity and efficiency in the industry.

New subsea safety system set to unlock millions in suspended reserves

In this episode of World Oil Deep Dive, we sit down with Adam Manlandro, the Global Product Line Manager for Safety Systems at Baker Hughes, to delve into the groundbreaking technology behind the REACH™ Wireline Retrievable Safety Valve. Adam highlights the valve's role in enhancing offshore well safety and efficiency, marking a significant advancement in the industry's approach to deepwater well interventions and safety protocols. Don't miss this insightful conversation with an industry expert.

The FPSO Coalition: Accelerate and De-risk the FPSO Project Cycle

This week's episode is cross-release of a recent episode from The FPSO Coalition Podcast. Join Kiona Y. Meade in conversation with industry experts Greg Trostel, Global Business Development Manager of Floating Production at Rockwell Automation, and Jim Keogh, Global Product Manager for SLB. Together, they explore strategies for accelerating FPSO project cycles, de-risking operations, and ensuring sustainability.Learn how early engagement, digital solutions, and strategic partnerships play crucial roles in shaping the future of FPSO projects. Gain valuable insights from Greg and Jim as they discuss their experiences and the importance of setting clear goals for the industry's advancement. Don't miss this dynamic discussion that's shaping the FPSO landscape.

Optimizing Oil & Gas Operations with APEX Multi-Well Controller

Join us in this episode of World Oil Deep Dive as we delve into the innovative APEX Multi-Well Controller from Flowco Production Systems. Our guest, Dean Lehner, Vice President of Digital Solutions at Flowco, discusses how this advanced technology leverages artificial intelligence to optimize operations for oil and gas operators. Discover how this controller can automate and enhance production, significantly reducing the need for human intervention. Learn about the flexibility, remote features, and compatibility of this system, making it a game-changer for the industry. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation about the future of oil and gas operations.For more information on the APEX multi-well controller, please visit (

Innovations in Oil & Gas: Award Finalists Showcase

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards finalist reception, where we meet the finalists of cutting-edge technologies revolutionizing the oil and gas industry. From predictive drilling to pipeline integrity solutions, these innovations are shaping the future of energy. Hear from the visionary minds behind these groundbreaking technologies and learn how they are driving sustainability, safety, and efficiency in the industry. Don't miss this exciting glimpse into the world of award-winning advancements that are propelling the oil and gas sector forward.For more information on the Gulf Energy Information Excellence awards, please visit

Unlocking the Future of Carbon Capture: Integrated CO2 Transportation and Injection

Tune in to this captivating episode of World Oil Deep Dive, featuring a clip from a recent World Oil webcast. Join industry leaders Charlie Weakly from TechnipFMC's New Energy Division and Glenn Wilson from Halliburton's Pinnacle service as they delve into integrated carbon dioxide transportation and injection solutions. Discover the challenges, technologies, and economic considerations shaping the carbon capture and storage industry, and learn how system integration can unlock client value.For access to the entire webcast, please visit ( upcoming and recorded webinars can be found at (

Fueling the Future: The State of U.S. Oil Production

In this week's episode of World Oil Deep Dive, we delve into the August issue of World Oil magazine's First Oil column by Kurt Abraham. While many may take for granted the role of oil production in our daily lives, this episode uncovers the crucial facts about the U.S. oil industry and its impact on the economy. Drawing on a recent report by USA Facts, a nonpartisan organization, we learn that domestic energy production in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels, with crude oil production more than doubling between 2011 and 2022.Discover which states are leading the charge in oil production and how hydraulic fracturing has revolutionized the industry. From consumption statistics to exciting discoveries both onshore and offshore, this episode provides a comprehensive overview of the U.S. oil landscape. Join us as we explore the vital role of oil production and its implications for the future.For more information, visit (

Foam Cementing: Mitigating risk with millions of microscopic bubbles

In this episode we explore the evolution of foam cementing in the oil and gas industry with Shailesh Dighe, Product Line Director of Cementing Services at Baker Hughes. Discover insights into the technology's resurgence, its role in zonal isolation and sustainability, and Baker Hughes' innovative approaches for safer and more efficient operations.For more information, please visit (

Energizing Change: Parker Wellbore's Strategic Journey into New Energy Frontiers

Parker Wellbore, a prominent drilling contractor renowned for its expertise in traditional oil & gas energy sectors, is strategically diversifying its portfolio and evolving. Adapting their specialized drilling expertise to meet the unique requirements of an energy transition showcases Parker Wellbore's forward-thinking and commitment to expanding their business portfolio in alignment with the growing demand for green energy solutions. While a greener future for the industry is promising, the energy transition has presented a unique set of challenges and has demanded innovative problem-solving efforts.

Energy Policy Challenges and Future Forecasts

In this week's episode, we delve into the insights from Kurt Abraham's First Oil column featured in the July issue of World Oil Magazine. The episode sheds light on the critical energy policy issues facing the UK, the impending offshore wind tower shortage in Europe, the vital role of natural gas in the US agricultural sector, and the surprising revival of Stinger missile production impacting global geopolitics. Tune in to gain insights into these pressing energy-related matters and their far-reaching consequences. (

Hot Drives, Electric Worries, and Energy Realities: Navigating the Road Ahead

Join Kurt Abraham as he takes a drive from Houston to College Station, Texas, amidst a scorching heatwave. News updates from ERCOT's voluntary electricity reduction request spark reflections on grid resilience. Examining the potential challenges of transitioning to EVs, we delve into the clash between climate goals and energy demands.

Water Conformance: Improving your hydrocarbon production, while reducing produced water-related costs and emissions

In this episode, Akshaya Singh, Global Product Line Director, Production Enhancement with Baker Hughes, discusses its new approach to solving water challenges by improving oil-to-water ratios during any stage of your well’s lifecycle. We discuss how operators can tackle increasing water production challenges through new state-of-the-art relative permeability modifiers to improve well economics, increase hydrocarbon production, and reduce carbon emissions.

ProFrac's Innovation Journey: Matt Wilks on Revolutionizing the Energy Sector

In this captivating interview, we sit down with Matt Wilks, Executive Chairman at ProFrac Services. Matt shares remarkable insights into ProFrac's journey of innovation and its transformative impact on the energy sector. Through vertical integration and cutting-edge technologies, ProFrac has been solving long-standing industry challenges, such as intermittent turbine performance and grid reliability. Matt delves into the exciting potential of wet sand usage in fracking and how ProFrac ensures top-notch equipment quality and customer satisfaction. Join us as we explore ProFrac's vision for a sustainable and future-ready energy landscape.

Oil States: From Innovative Valve Technology to Floating Wind Solutions

Join the insightful discussion in this podcast episode as World Oil's technical editor, Craig Fleming, and host Jim Watkins interview experts from multiple teams at Oil States International about their cutting-edge valve technology and their foray into the floating wind market. They delve into the value and benefits of Oil States' valve technology, including significant grease reduction and prevention of post-job damage tickets. The conversation then transitions to their latest innovation, the Floating Wind Platform Design (FTLP), aimed at mid-water depths. Discover how Oil States has applied their expertise in tension leg platform (TLP) technology to create a stable and cost-effective solution for the growing floating wind market. The episode also touches on their deep-sea minerals systems and their successful deployment of a sub-sea vacuum cleaner system for harvesting poly-metallic nodules. Don't miss this fascinating exploration of Oil States' diverse portfolio and their contributions to multiple energy sectors.

Revolutionizing FPSO Asset Performance: Unleashing the Power of Unified APM

Join Ben and Pal as they dive into the groundbreaking collaboration between SLB, Rockwell Automation, Sensia, and Cognite, revolutionizing asset performance management (APM) for FPSOs.In this episode, discover how FPSO owners and operators are demanding game-changing solutions to streamline the production process and ensure maximum uptime. The coalition's innovative unified APM not only guarantees uptime but also empowers system optimization through cutting-edge asset and process digital twins.We discuss the strategic implementation of remote and autonomous operations and inspection, providing real-time data to fuel the APM's continuous improvement. Ben and Pal describe the incredible results for FPSOs, including unwavering equipment uptime, optimized system performance, identification of untapped potential, and the ability to maintain their license to operate while achieving exceptional performance with minimal environmental impact. Tune in now for a fascinating exploration of the future of asset performance management in the FPSO industry.

Transforming FPSO Performance: Collaboration, Digital Innovation, and Sustainability

In the first episode of our mini-series on FPSOs, we talk with SLB's Matt Mohajer and Rockwell Automation's Greg Trostel discuss the collaboration between SLB, Rockwell, Sensia, and Cognite to transform FPSO asset design, construction, and operation using digital technologies. The collaboration aims to enhance operational visibility, reliability, and predictability while reducing failures and downtime. The episode explores the market opportunity for digital FPSO evolution, the industry's shift towards openness and collaboration, and strategies for sustainable FPSO development. It also addresses FPSO operators' challenges and how the coalition plans to tackle them.

Innovating Sustainable Solutions for Well Construction

In this episode, we have a conversation with Saurabh Kapoor, the Product Champion for EcoShield at SLB. EcoShield is an innovative cementing solution designed to enhance the durability of oil and gas wells while minimizing carbon emissions. Saurabh shares insights into the development of EcoShield, including the rigorous lab and field testing it underwent, and explores its potential for various applications. Join us as we delve into the remarkable features and advantages of EcoShield, representing SLB's commitment to sustainable practices.

Data Analytics and Engineered Solutions in Hydraulic Fracturing - Live at HFTC

In this episode, recorded live at HFTC 2023, Jim Watkins talks with Cam Hornor and Jesse Street from Universal Pressure Pumping. We discuss the importance of creative problem solving at the wellsite, specifically in pressure pumping. They explain how their team analyzes data from frac and cementing jobs to identify anomalies, troubleshoot issues, and provide insight to customers. Cam and Jesse share specific examples of how they have helped customers improve their operations and achieve better results. We also discuss the importance of building strong relationships with their E&P partners, including by providing additional services and resources beyond what is expected.

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