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Applications of Nanotechnology in the Oil and Gas Industry

2018-09-21T00:55:22+00:00

Applications of Nanotechnology in the Oil and Gas Industry Written and Edited by Sriniketh Sukumar Nanoparticles augment nature. It provides us with the unique opportunity to rearrange structures and systems of substances on an atomic level. Materials optimized in this way are called nanomaterials, and are typically less than 100 nanometers in size [...]

Applications of Nanotechnology in the Oil and Gas Industry 2018-09-21T00:55:22+00:00

Applications of Electrodynamic theory in Reservoir Engineering

2018-09-08T17:52:37+00:00

Applications of Electrodynamic theory in Reservoir Engineering Written by Kittipong Limchuchua Edited by Sriniketh Sukumar Electrodynamic theory is a fundamental theory used to describe how electric and magnetic forces interact in our universe. Even though most applications in petroleum engineering rely on the principles on fluid mechanics, Electrodynamic theory contributes several interesting applications [...]

Applications of Electrodynamic theory in Reservoir Engineering 2018-09-08T17:52:37+00:00

Downhole Data at the Speed of Light

2018-02-20T20:22:24+00:00

Fiber Optics with Apache Oil Written by Sriniketh Sukumar A past SPE general meeting featured an insightful presentation on the implementation of fiber optics technology adopted by Apache oil company, in completions and production operations. What is Fiber Optics? Fiber optics is an information transmission technology that uses the principle of “total internal [...]

Downhole Data at the Speed of Light 2018-02-20T20:22:24+00:00

SPE Gulf Coast Student Paper Contest: First Place Technical Summary – Master’s Division

2018-02-11T18:46:40+00:00

Wave Propagation Models Capture Pressure Diffusion Behavior in Heterogeneous Unconventional Reservoirs Written By: Hanyu Li Hanyu Li is a first-year Masters student at Texas A&M University. He has recently been elected to serve as the 2016 - 2017 Graduate Representative for the Texas A&M Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Summary Pressure Transient Analysis [...]

SPE Gulf Coast Student Paper Contest: First Place Technical Summary – Master’s Division 2018-02-11T18:46:40+00:00

How Big are Blowouts ?

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

A Blowout Analysis Written By: Narendra Vishnumolakala Along with the increasing demand for hydrocarbons and other sources of energy, the methods for satisfying our energy needs have become more complex. In the case of oil and gas, exploration and production has gone to deep waters and wells are drilled several miles under the ground. Nonetheless, [...]

How Big are Blowouts ? 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

LNG – TWL Issue 2

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

LNG:The Future of Energy Written By: Narendra Vishnumolakala  Put simply, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a mixture of volatile hydrocarbon gases condensed into liquid form. This commodity has been gaining traction around the world for to a variety of different reasons – but is primarily due to transportation cost. Its popularity and demand has grown with [...]

LNG – TWL Issue 2 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

Drilling Automation – TWL Issue 1

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

Drilling Automation: Not a Theory Anymore Written By: Narendra Vishnumolakala Put simply, automation is the replacement of human labor by machines. Since the Industrial Revolution, there have been innumerable technological advances used to help humans work more efficiently. From the simple use of pulley systems to highly sophisticated Human-Robot Interactions (HRI), many industries have been [...]

Drilling Automation – TWL Issue 1 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

SPE Info Meeting – 9/30/14

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

Chesapeake Energy - DFIT Explanation Company: Chesapeake Energy Speaker/Representative: Julian Carillo – Completions Manager Company BG: 2nd largest producer of Natural Gas in country, $17.5 billion revenue (2013), 5300 employees (2013) Meeting Overview: Technical Presentation on DFIT’s in Completions Designs Use of Diagnostic Fracture injection tests in completions design DFIT – help with calibration of rock mechanics [...]

SPE Info Meeting – 9/30/14 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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