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Integrated Reservoir- Modeling SoftwareCopyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Baker Hughes announced the release of its JewelSuite 6 software, which helps oper...

Managing Production to Weather the StormCopyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. The recent plunge in oil prices has reinforced a number of truths about our indus...

Extending Well LifeSergey Kotov and Hans-Christian Freitag HOUSTON–Unconventional resources have made the United States the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer, hands down. But if developing North American t...

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Innovative Impregnated Drill Bit Design With Enhanced Durability Improves Performance in Challenging Application in Colombia Abstract Vertical wells are drilled in the Colombian foothills with various types of drill bits, including polycrystalline diamond compact bits (PDC), tungsten carbide insert bits (TCI), and impreg...

Innovative Non-Planar Face PDC Cutters Demonstrate 21% Drilling Efficiency Improvement in Interbedded Shales and SandAbstract Traditional polycrystalline diamond cutter (PDC) technology has made tremendous gains over the past decade with corresponding footage and rate of penetration (ROP) improvements in drilling...

Working Smarter On Well Intervention OperationsThis paper describes a new intelligent well intervention performance system. One that contains a variety of sensors and electronics to gather critical downhole measurements, analyze them, and trans...

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Hydraulic Fracturing: An Environmentally Responsible Technology for Ensuring Our Energy FutureSince the late 1940s, hydraulic fracturing technology has been used in more than a million U.S. wells to safely unlock useful oil and gas reserves that would otherwise remain trapped deep within th...

Hydrogen Sulfide ManagementHydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a naturally occurring gas contained in many of the world’s crude oils. It is also formed in the refining process by the degradation of sulfur-containing compounds in crude...

Steerable Drilling Liner SystemsOperators are experiencing and overcoming new challenges that only a few years ago would have precluded them from completing the drilling process in many of today’s wells. Operators recognize that ...

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UltraConnect 35K HPHT System Case HistoryAn operator in the Gulf of Mexico drilled a well with a measured depth (MD) in excess of 29,000 ft (8839 m), where downhole temperature and pressure were expected to reach up to 470°F (243°C) and 3...

TORRENT MST Completion System Saved Up to USD 12 Million in IWS Ultra-Deepwater WellAn operator with a deepwater field development in the Lower Tertiary formation in the Gulf of Mexico chose to use the Baker Hughes TORRENT™ multi-zone single trip (MST) completion system to execute...

Harpoon Cut and Pull Spear was Set Twice and Retrieved Casing in One Trip, Saved USD 650,000An offshore well operator in the Norwegian Sea needed to remove the top section of casing to make way for a planned openhole sidetracking operation in a deviated well. The operator and the Baker Hu...

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AMBIT PLUS 24/7 Production Surveillance ServicesIn unconventional wells, the production stream is highly volatile for the initial 90 to 120 days after first oil. A recent study found that one third of alerts generated by automated production sys...

AMBIT Asset Decision SolutionsAMBIT™ asset decision solutions combine leading technology, accomplished experts, and commercial strategies to balance production rates and costs while improving ultimate recovery and reducing risk...

MultiNode All-Electric Intelligent Well SystemSolutions can be costly and complex Passive inflow control devices (ICDs) can help balance production along the lateral in horizontal wells. But, over time, fluid properties and reservoir condition...

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UNILIN AlcoholsChemical nature and physical properties Based on proprietary technology, UNILIN™ alcohols are fully saturated, long chain, linear primary alcohols. Compared to other commercially available syntheti...

Introduction of Polypropylene Technology from Baker PetroliteBaker Petrolite is a leading manufacturer of low-molecular weight polyolefin polymers; delivering targeted solutions that help you meet your performance and profit goals. We are announcing an initi...

CERAMER PolymersChemical nature and physical properties CERAMER™ polymers are formed by grafting maleic anhydride derivatives onto hydrocarbon polymers in a manner that adds high levels of acid and ester functiona...

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Connexus MagazineA new mobile app for both Android and Apple devices lets you read Connexus magazine on the go.

TechConnect NewsletterTechConnect articles highlight Baker Hughes technology solutions and the value they delivered to our customers around the world.

Geothermal NewsGeothermal News is a summary of articles from around the world relating to geothermal energy production.

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Drill Bits Catalog – Now InteractiveThe Drill Bits Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Baker Hughes drill bits marketing and technical information. A showcase of drill bit technologies, this catalog provides the latest inf...

TECH FACTS Engineering HandbookThe Baker Hughes Tech Facts Engineering Handbook is a comprehensive source of technical information for completions, workovers, and fishing. Sections cover tool joints, drill pipe, drill collars an...

IADC Bit ClassificationIADC Bit Classification    

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Integrated Reservoir- Modeling SoftwareCopyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Baker Hughes announced the release of its JewelSuite 6 software, which helps oper...

Managing Production to Weather the StormCopyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. The recent plunge in oil prices has reinforced a number of truths about our indus...

Extending Well LifeSergey Kotov and Hans-Christian Freitag HOUSTON–Unconventional resources have made the United States the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer, hands down. But if developing North American t...

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Baker Hughes Awarded for Drilling ExcellenceBaker Hughes won the Award for Excellence in Drilling in the Oil and Gas Award’s northeast region competition during a recent gala (top photo). The Baker Hughes entry focused on solutions to improv...

World Oil Recognizes Innovative Technologies Developed by Baker HughesBaker Hughes recently received five prestigious World Oil Awards at the World Oil Awards black-tie gala on Oct. 16 at the Houstonian Hotel. Winning more awards than any other service company out of...

22 Baker Hughes Finalists Lead the Pack at the 13th Annual World Oil AwardsBaker Hughes Also Named Finalist in Third Annual Regional Oil and Gas Awards Baker Hughes earned 22 finalist nominations in the 2014 World Oil Awards competition, more than any other company.  The ...

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