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Mexico opening gives digital services new region for growth

Mexico opening gives digital services new region for growth

Category: News   Date: January 12, 2016

Technologies that have proved useful in the northern Gulf of Mexico could migrate south (Image credit: sshepard) Related Articles UK subsea trade body looks to Mexico in “challenging” North Sea situation 5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery Mexico’s decision to end a 77-year state monopoly on oil production is starting to

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Carbon the key to improving EOR

Carbon the key to improving EOR

Category: News   Date: December 9, 2015

Carbon capture could provide a breakthrough in EOR techniques (Image credit: pixonaut) Related Articles 5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery Wood Group Intetech completes acid gas reinjection project for MOL Group in Iraq Improved methods of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) will make the single largest contribution to lifting the technically recoverable

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ABB assembles subsea power parts to test stamina of data-rich system

ABB assembles subsea power parts to test stamina of data-rich system

Category: News   Date: November 24, 2015

Subsea systems must be strong and durable to justify deployment. (Image credit: allianoi) In September 2013, Swiss-based technology group ABB entered into a joint industry program (JIP) with Norwegian operator Statoil to develop solutions for transmission, distribution and power conversion systems to power and control subsea pumps and gas compressors. Statoil is leading the $100

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Digital oil: tools to aid operators amid tightened margins

Digital oil: tools to aid operators amid tightened margins

Category: News   Date: October 30, 2015

Image credit: porcorex Related Articles 5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery The two-day Conference dealt with the latest developments in data-driven production, and how firms are applying the latest techniques to improve the productivity, efficiency and reliability of their existing assets and operations. The concept of digital oil, or intelligent energy,

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GoM projects to favor electric flowlines, low dosage inhibitors for hydrate prevention

GoM projects to favor electric flowlines, low dosage inhibitors for hydrate prevention

Category: News   Date: October 30, 2015

Credit: Tomasz Wyszołmirski Related Articles Forget falling oil prices: deepwater production in GoM has only just begun Operators identify skills shortage in flow assurance Flow assurance tools used by the top operators More than half of the projects starting up in the Gulf of Mexico over the next two years will be using subsea tiebacks,

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Portable Flowline Remediation System can halve daily operations costs

Portable Flowline Remediation System can halve daily operations costs

Category: News   Date: October 30, 2015

Credit: MsLightBox The Flowline Remediation System is used for the hydrate remediation, or unblocking, of large volume flowlines on the seabed through mudmat-based equipment. “The FRS is a modular equipment the size of a standard offshore box, 20 feet by 8 feet by 8 feet, hence able to be deployed and recovered from a light

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Aerospace tech eyed for drill, flow optimization

Aerospace tech eyed for drill, flow optimization

Category: News   Date: June 9, 2015

Credit: National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Automation measures in the on-stream period, such as fiber optic cables, can boost production levels by as much as 15{157e9e7102f993fdcdb49a514d57e19b1f7a504cd9dfa4238ab6a9a4dbf85dae}, David Brower, Founder of high tech firm Astro Technology, told Upstream Intelligence. Oil and gas companies are examining technology from the aerospace industry in a bid to increase the use

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5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery

5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery

Category: News   Date: June 9, 2015

Credit: Tuomas Kujansuu BP recently announced at OTC that using big data could help the organization pump another 85,600 barrels.  50{157e9e7102f993fdcdb49a514d57e19b1f7a504cd9dfa4238ab6a9a4dbf85dae} of oil and gas companies will have advanced analytics capabilities in place by 2016. As GE recently outline at OTC – Big Data could help oil companies pump 80 billion more barrels of oil

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Big data needs big value to attract independents

Big data needs big value to attract independents

Category: News   Date: June 9, 2015

Credit: kentoh Related Articles Rosetta Resources uses data visualization to optimize production Data-driven production optimization: are we there yet? Schlumberger launches new well integrity data service A recent study by GE and Accenture said only 31{157e9e7102f993fdcdb49a514d57e19b1f7a504cd9dfa4238ab6a9a4dbf85dae} of oil and gas companies regard big data as a top priority. This is on a par with the

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Rosetta Resources uses data visualization to optimize production

Rosetta Resources uses data visualization to optimize production

Category: News   Date: June 9, 2015

Related Articles Data-driven production optimization: are we there yet? Schlumberger launches new well integrity data service Flow assurance tools used by the top operators Programs that focus on the science of taking large amounts of data and displaying them on the screen are becoming increasingly useful, both for exploratory analysis and for answering specific questions.

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