Happy Thanksgiving from the Oilfield

The Thanksgiving holiday is all about eating, watching football and spending time with family. This is also one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, made possible by the hard-working men and women of the oil and gas industry. 

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How Oil and Gas Companies Evaluate Petrophysical Software [Video]

[Click to watch: SPRI Petrophysical Software]

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Geological Interpretation Software: A Short Review

A staggering number of geological interpretation software packages are on the market. The pricing options and features are almost as diverse as the number of programs available to oil and gas operators, geological service companies and oil and...

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Oil and Gas Reserve Reports: Q&A [Video]

[Click here to watch the video on YouTube]

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Petrophysical Interpretation Software and an Old Truck

Someone told me a story years ago about the “good old days” of prospecting for oil and gas leases. One of the bigger outfits would send surveyors all over West Texas to evaluate properties, shoot seismic and eventually make a recommendation about...

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Challenges Faced in Drilling for Oil in Dimmit County

On September 16, SPRI Oil & Gas, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sierra Pine Resources International, Inc., spudded the Korn 2H well in Dimmit County, Texas. SPRI landed the well in the San Miguel formation, between the Austin Chalk and Olmos...

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Pressure Volume Temperature: PVT Analysis

Pressure volume temperature (PVT) analysis is the process of determining the fluid behaviors and properties of oil and gas samples from an existing well. 

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Seismic Interpretation: Understanding Geological Data

The American Association of Petroleum Geology (AAPG) defines seismic interpretation simply as, “the science (and art) of inferring the geology at some depth from the processed seismic record.”

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Oil and Gas Global Network NAPE Interview with Mark LaCour

If you work in the Oil and Gas industry, then you might have heard about the Oil and Gas Global Network (OGGN). The OGGN is a new media company that hosts three oil and gas related podcasts: Oil and Gas This Week, Oil and Gas HSE and Oil and Gas...

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Reservoir Performance: Predicting the Sustainability of a Reservoir

As with any business, the better you get at predicting the future, the greater the opportunity for success. While no one, not even the top financial institutions or oil majors, can predict the commodity price of oil a year or two down the road...

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