Gazprom Neft has launched Russia’s largest motor oil production at the Omsk lubricant plant. Construction of the facility began more than three years ago.
Growth in global energy demand encourages oil and gas companies to use secondary oil recovery methods for higher production rates – in particular, hydraulic fracturing.
The BBC pinged my iPhone again this morning – another alert with breaking news from Ukraine. But when I reviewed the headline feed, it was the Science & Environment section that caught my attention.
Highly deviated and horizontal wells present challenges for many types of coiled tubing (CT) interventions. Surface measurements that feed into theoretical and predictive models for critical downhole parameters are reasonably accurate in vertical wells.
Unconventional shale drilling has developed rapidly throughout the last decade. The development of substantial prospects, especially in shale gas plays, requires advanced technologies and prudent well monitoring.
These are changing times for the offshore oil and gas industry in the two eastern Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador (NFL) along the Atlantic coast.
David K. Porter, P.E. is the division vice president, Crystal Engineering business manager at AMETEK, Inc. He has over 25 years experience; the last 13 years were spent in the test and measurement field developing rugged, highly accurate, and easy-to-use instruments.
Oil&Gas Eurasia interviewed five leading top drive manufacturers operating in Russia regarding their products and drilling solutions, including solutions for horizontal drilling.
Russian producers are expanding their use of horizontal drilling and hydrofacking to ferret out hard-to-produce and tight oil, as these previously high cost technologies are becoming more cost-friendly.
Following a decade of futile attempts to enter the Russian market as a rig manufacturer, the U.S.-based NOV has made a breakthrough with a project to build a rig plant in Volgorechensk in the сentral Russian region of Kostroma, largely owing to the Russian government’s full support.