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.

Oil & Gas Forecast 2019

February 07, 2019
Sponsored by: PESA
Now in its 93rd year, the World Oil Forecast/Review is one of the the upstream oil and gas industry's most trusted sources of projections and data relating to global E&P activity. Utilizing data collected from proprietary surveys of governments and operators in the U.S., Canada and worldwide, this definitive industry report includes projections for spending and worldwide drilling and production, plus an analysis of political factors impacting the industry, both domestically and abroad.

Frac Hits: Child-Parent Interactions

January 31, 2019
Sponsored by: Frac Diagnostics, MicroSeismic, NCS
In North America’s most active shale fields, infill drilling and hydraulic fracturing of new wells is placing wells at risk of suffering premature production declines. In some areas of the Permian, frac hits have caused child wells to deliver a 30% lower recovery rate than their parents. Some parent wells impacted by frac hits never fully recover and, in the worst cases, permanently stop producing. Understanding the environment that allows contact by a hydraulic fracture emanating from a new well “child” to an old well “parent” is important in determining how to prevent these interactions. We are still in the early stages of understanding the interaction between child and parent wells but in this 60-minute presentation we will discuss the known causes of this issue as well as the tools and analysis that are currently available to help you detect and mitigate frac hits.

Improve Asset Reliability with Predictive Analytics for Oil and Gas Production

January 29, 2019
Sponsored by: AVEVA
Oil and gas producers have been losing on average 3–5% of their production to unplanned downtime over the past years. With the advancement in technology, companies can leverage Predictive Technology to significantly improve business performance through improved asset reliability and reduced unplanned downtime. Whether the asset is an offshore pumping station, compressor or drilling rigs, predictive analytics enables modelling of equipment behaviours using advanced pattern recognition and machine learning algorithms to identify and diagnose any potential operating issues days or weeks before failures happen. Learn how Industry 4.0 and Asset Performance Management solutions, including predictive maintenance, mobility, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), empower companies to: 1) Improve asset ROI through early warning of asset failure before it happens, reducing unplanned downtime and improving asset availability 2) Reduce operations and maintenance costs 3) Extend equipment life and increase asset utilization.

Coiled Tubing Oil & Gas Well Intervention

December 04, 2018
Sponsored by: C&J Energy Services, Gardner Denver
Coiled-tubing (CT) technology dates back to the 1950s and was initially developed for working on live, producing wells. More recently, CT technology has gained acceptance among operators for a wide range of applications and for its ability to reduce overall costs. This webinar will cover modern coiled-tubing technology and techniques, economics, and safety as well as CT equipment and intervention services such as stimulation, wellbore cleanout, logging, perforating, fishing, nitrogen kickoff, sand control, cementing, well circulation and mechanical isolation.

Smart Tubular Solutions: Deepwater Applications

November 28, 2018
Sponsored by: Vallourec
Through a combination of optimized and standardized well design, risk mitigation and cost reduction, operators continue to push the boundaries of deep water exploration both in terms of geographical frontiers and technological advances to confront increased temperature and pressure. This presentation will provide some examples of OCTG well designs of pipe and connections being used to support deepwater projects along with additional critical considerations to ensure the weakest point of the string is understood. By incorporating actual pipe information, we can look to support operators to allow the potential build of a digital well. The digital well is Vallourec’s latest development to support deepwater and critical operations, to improve efficiency and generate the best results.
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