TOPICS OF INTEREST
Lufkin Industries Acquires Schlumberger Rod Lift Business
With the acquisition of Schlumberger’s rod lift business, Lufkin gains several products, brands, and key proprietary software.
Artificial Intelligence Optimizes Oil and Gas Production
An AI-based application enabled operators to preempt ESP failures while optimizing production.
Extra-Long Tiebacks for Deepwater Development: A Review of Enabling Technologies
Eni conducted a research project to explore the maturity of new technologies to enable economical development of deepwater prospects with tieback distances longer than 50 km and 150 km, respectively, for oil and gas fields.
Deeper, Longer: The Olympics of Offshore Tiebacks
The motto of the Olympic Games is “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” Latin for “faster, higher, stronger,” which emphasizes the concept of pushing the limits. As an engineer, that approach really speaks to me—and offshore installations, and especially offshore tiebacks, illustrate that concept very well.
Boosting Uncovers True Value of Subsea Assets
This paper identifies potentially significant hidden value of subsea multiphase boosting technology, or aspects of it that have not received adequate attention during the field-development decision-making process.
Aker Solutions and FSubsea Aim for Increased Oil Recovery With FASTSubsea
Aker Solutions and FSubsea have agreed to a joint venture, named FASTSubsea, to help operators increase oil recovery.
High-Voltage Subsea Pump Enables Low-Cost Boosting
Subsea pumps are used for gas/liquid separation, subsea compression, and subsea boosting. Solutions aiming at cost reductions are crucial to make subsea processing projects feasible. A cost- and complexity-reduction solution for the subsea electrical power supply is a critical consideration.
Mature Oilfield Facilities Enhancement: Use of Two-Screw Multiphase Pumps To Stimulate Increased Well Production
In maturing oil wells, oil production is often restricted as reservoir pressure depletes. Two case studies highlight the application of two-screw multiphase pump systems in to extend well life.
Comparison of Multiphase Pumping Technologies for Subsea and Downhole Applications
The selection criteria for multiphase boosting options remain somewhat subjective. A comprehensive literature review into the working principles of the major pump types identified the intrinsic advantages and limitations of each technology for subsea and downhole applications.
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