World Oil webcasts and webinars are in-depth presentations on oil and gas applications, trends and technology. Moderated by a World Oil editor and including technical experts, these events are focused on providing qualified engineers and professionals in the upstream oil and gas industry with the latest information pertaining to offshore and onshore exploring, drilling, completions and production.

ShaleTech™ Hydraulic Fracturing Forum: Fall 2018

October 18, 2018
Sponsored by: NOV, Covia, BJ Services
During this 60 minute live webcast, Moderator, Joe D. Woods, President, International Pinpoint, will lead discussion on these topics: 1) "New Technologies in Hydraulic Fracturing", with presenters, Jeff Orita, Regional Sales Manager, Completion Tools, National Oilwell Varco and Ryan Supak, Sales Manager, Pressure Pumping, National Oilwell Varco. 2)"The Value Proposition of Regional Sand vs. Northern White Sand", with presenter, Lia Sedillos, Vice President Technical Sales, Covia. 3)"Will Machine Learning Drive the Next Shale Revolution?", with presenter, Andrey Bogdan, Ph.D., Technical Advisor for Advanced Analytics and Technology, BJ Services.

Rapid Asset Valuation using SpeedWise<sup>®</sup> Portfolio Analysis

October 10, 2018
Sponsored by: QRI
In this webcast, experts in big data present a new systematic process for the evaluation of oil and gas asset portfolios, where the performance and economic value of the entire portfolio are computed very quickly. The automation of this workflow relies on a proprietary data-driven solution that contains key technological components, including patented mathematical algorithms that analyze information for an entire portfolio of fields, such as decline rates, decline trends, recent well performance, field/well/operator ranking and reserves. The final deliverable is a fully interactive user-interface (UI) with key performance indicators (KPIs) that allows the user to review the history, current condition and expected future performance of the portfolio. This technology has been effectively used in the valuation of oil and gas portfolios for M&A, asset evaluations for A&D, and to prioritize future investments by obtaining a high-level, up-to-date understanding of all assets in a portfolio.

Smart Tubular Solutions: Vallourec in Brazil

October 04, 2018
Sponsored by: Vallourec
Despite significant cost reductions over recent years, the Oil & Gas industry remains inefficient, with non-productive time still a major issue. From our services hub in Rio das Ostras, Brazil, Vallourec designs, tests and implements a wide range of solutions specially developed to squeeze out non-productive time, reduce total cost of ownership and make life easier for our customers. A suite of smart digital solutions provide support from the design phase of a project, through the procurement and supply chain, and directly on the rig.

Artificial Lift Forum: 2018

September 19, 2018
Sponsored by: Materion, Apergy, Clariant
During this 60 minute live webcast, Moderator, Joe D. Woods, President, International Pinpoint, will lead discussion on these topics: 1) “Advanced Bearing Material Technologies Optimize Efficiency and Productivity on Rod Lift Wells’, with presenter, Diane Nielsen, Global Oil and Gas Market Manager, Materion Performance Alloys 2)“Unlocking Energy and Increasing Production through Advanced Artificial Lift Automation”, with presenter, Terry Treiberg, General Manager, Theta Oilfield Services, Production & Automation Group, Apergy Corporation 3)“Artificial Lift Methods in the Oil & Gas Industry Correlate to Paraffin Treating”, with presenter, Ali Yousef, North America Technical Services Manager, Clariant Oil Services.

Bypass Filtration Systems: Extending Engine Life and Reducing Maintenance Costs

September 12, 2018
Sponsored by: DistributionNOW
Safe and cost-efficient equipment maintenance remains a challenge in our industry. Bypass oil filtration technology is designed to significantly reduce oil maintenance costs and extend equipment life in hard-working engines and hydraulic systems. Using a high-efficiency, multi-stage oil bypass filtration system will safely extend the life of your equipment’s oil, while at the same time increasing the time between overhauls. Case studies show that equipment owners and contractors have seen oil drain intervals extended 3–5 times normal, moving to oil changes based on oil analysis instead of OEM recommendations. This webcast will show how bypass oil filters are part of a complete oil management program, explain the benefits of bypass filtration systems for oil and gas applications, and discuss ROI and payback periods of less than 6 months. Legend Energy Services will talk about their experience using bypass oil filtration systems in the field.
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