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Glass-Reinforced Epoxy Effective Alternative to Alloys in Gas Wells
The complete paper describes an operator’s experience in confirming glass fiber-reinforced epoxy (GRE) as an effective alternative to high-grade corrosion-resistant alloys (CRA) to extend tubing life in high-velocity gas wells.
Future of Nonmetallic Composite Materials in Downhole Applications
The complete paper highlights examples of nonmetallic materials selection and qualification for upstream water-injection and producer and hydrocarbon wells and presents suggestions for future progress.
High-Density Polyethylene Liner Safeguards Against Corrosion and Wear
The complete paper presents the results of evaluation of laboratory and demonstration trials of HDPE liner to mitigate premature failures and prolong the run life of production tubing.
Smaller Companies Attempt Life-Saving Measures To Stem Economic Suffering
Oil companies large and small have pulled out the stops to stay on solid ground. Devon, Diamondback, and Parsley post latest cuts in production.
Global Upstream Industry Moves Into Survival Mode
As the fallout deepens from the coronavirus pandemic and the global collapse in oil and gas prices, oil- and gas-producing regions around the world are feeling the pain.
SPE Talks To: Mathias Carlsen
In this episode, we discuss the state of shale EOR in the US and what hydrocarbon producers need to know about seperator oil shrinkage.
2020 Will Be Year of New Directions and Complex Choices for Oil and Gas Industry
Amid weakening confidence and volatile market conditions, greater efficiencies and decarbonization are at the center of the industry’s agenda.
Built on Several New Tools, Marathon’s Digital Oilfield is Maturing
Marathon Oil says its shale fields are producing more oil and gas with less hands-on work from company personnel thanks to a growing arsenal of digital technologies and workflows.
Equinor Opens Digital Support Centers in Bid to Create $2 Billion in Value
Two new centers in Bergen, Norway will lean on emerging digital technology to oversee much of the Norwegian operator’s offshore operations.
Three Trends Shaping Global Production: US Well Spacing, Argentine Shale, and Middle East Conventionals
For the next several years, supplies of crude will depend on several macro factors. Some are easier to forecast than others.
Shell, Bluware Team up on Seismic With Video Game Tech
Video games have been seen as a big waste of time for years by parents around the globe. But now, the oil and gas industry sees the underlying technology as a big time saver.
Shaking up the Seismic Business with a Simple Idea
Understanding the behavior of subsea reservoirs traditionally takes months and millions of dollars. A new company says it can do this with a very targeted way in less than a week, for only thousands of dollars.
With Over 200 Shale Well Installs, This Slug-Smoothing Lift Technology Is Boosted By Schlumberger JV
Slug flow has made the life of an unconventional production engineer a bit complicated, but a new downhole technology may smooth things right out by solving some big artificial lift problems for the shale sector.
Want To Make Deepwater More Profitable? Shell Says Listen to the Facility Staff
One of the oldest deepwater platforms in the Gulf of Mexico has become a profit-leader for the oil major during this downturn and is now a model for the company’s other floating assets.
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22 July 2020
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