In oil fields, microscopic organisms produce hydrogen sulfide that can corrode steel pipes and tanks. While this often poses a costly challenge to operators, these populations are actually a valuable source of information that can optimize oil and gas operations.
Information revealed by microbial life helps operators make informed decisions that reduce costs and make the oil extraction process cleaner. By studying microbial presence through molecular biology, we can discover
DuPont Microbial Control research scientist and “microbial detective,” Geert van der Kraan, shares the clues that microbial life leaves behind to help make the extraction process cleaner in a recent TED Talk.
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2 - 3 Sep 2020
- Beirut, Lebanon
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14 Sep 2020
- Bergen, Norway
The SPE Norway Subsurface Conference brings together the E&P industry to expand industry technical knowledge, connect with innovators and leaders and address technical challenges facing upstream oil and gas professionals.
14 - 16 Sep 2020
- Muscat, Oman
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- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 Jul 2020
- Austin, Texas
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28 - 30 Jul 2020
- Bogotá, Colombia
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