Mud Logging: A Key to Successful Wells

A report from the US Energy Information Administration predicts that global energy consumption will grow by 28% in the next few decades. Fortunately, with the right tools, data, and technology, well producers and owners can learn more about the...

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Oil and Gas Investing: Avoid Being Taken for a Ride

It’s both exciting and nerve-wracking to stand in a pasture in South Texas watching roughnecks rig up the head on a nodding-donkey so we can start producing from our first well in a new field (well, new for Sierra Pine but an established field...

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Secondary Recovery Method: Waterflooding

It is not enough to recover every last hydrocarbon from a geological reservoir. The recovery method has to make economic sense for the business. Secondary recovery methods are used once the primary production pressure has declined to a level...

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Exploring the Potential of Natural Gas Condensates

Certain temperature and pressure conditions in reservoirs and gas fields allow natural gas to condense to a liquid form. The condensation doesn’t happen just in reservoirs; with the correct temperature and pressure, the phenomenon can also be...

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Transforming the Oilfield: Oil & Gas Companies Embrace Innovation

“Lower longer” is the prevailing term for oil and gas prices in what has become the “new normal” in the oil and gas market. A single dollar drop in global trade could cost exporters billions. Over the last decade, uncertainty has intensified...

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Buying an Oil and Gas Property [Video]

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The old saying is true: “You make your money when you buy a property.” You can rarely go back to a seller and demand your money back for an oil and gas property that didn’t produce enough or produce at the...

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Data Visualization of Reservoir Analysis: Reinventing Upstream O&G

Subsurface data is the bedrock of upstream oil and gas. The giant companies that set the tone for the industry (known as supermajors) rely heavily on huge amounts of data to make decisions on acquisition drilling and completion operations. But...

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Horizontal Drilling: Dominating the US Oil and Gas Market

Of the current drilling options available, horizontal wells are among the highest-producing options. As such, horizontal drilling is steadily rising in popularity within the upstream oil and gas U.S. market.

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List of Top Oil and Gas Private Equity Firms

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Private equity firms increased their investment in oil and gas companies in 2017. Private Equity investment has played a substantial role in the U.S. oil and gas production surge. The recent wave of...

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NAPE Expo 2018: An Optimistic Oilfield!

We’ve written about the NAPE Expo in the past, and focused more on how different types of attendees can make the most of one of the premier upstream oil and gas conferences (read more about that here). The latest NAPE Expo gave us a glimpse of...

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