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

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 private equity investment was at least...

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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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Enhanced Oil Recovery: Getting More Out of Your Oil Well

For those of us who work in and around the oil and gas industry, we never get too far from the geology education we received as children – specifically, the study of the remnants of bygone eras that are trapped in the earth’s crust. Extracting...

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Petroleum Engineering Research Institutes and Laboratories

While the geological features being explored by oil and gas drillers and operators are hundreds of millions of years old, the advances made by petroleum engineering research make up an ever-evolving science. 

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Oil Well Goes on Production in Dimmit County, Texas [Video]

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The Importance of Oil and Gas Financial Analysis

The oil and gas industry faces great challenges. Diminishing reserves are forcing companies to operate in remote and hostile environments, while the cost of extracting energy has gone up steadily in recent years.

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