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Energy’s Struggle with Rapidly Changing Roles, Responsibilities, and ReputationCopyright 2014, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Almost every aspect of modern society is supported or influenced by energy—and ye...

Water treatment system enables flowback reuseIt has been more than a decade since the oil and gas industry cracked the code that launched the North American shale boom. Along the way, breakthrough technologies have helped operators overcome a...

Lowering friction takes CT to TD in extended-reach lateralsThe past two decades have seen impressive advances in drilling and completion technologies, allowing E&#;P companies to extract oil and gas from deep, tight reservoirs that conventional wisdom cons...

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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...

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...

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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MultiNode Active Flow Control DeviceThe MultiNode active flow control device (AFCD) functions as part of the MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system to reduce or increase flow paths in production and injection zones. The syste...

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...

MultiNode Surface Control UnitThe MultiNode surface control unit (SCU) monitors and controls downhole components of the MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system. It provides both the electric power necessary to actuate th...

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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 MagazineConnexus emphasizes oil and gas industry and customer achievements while highlighting the contributions of Baker Hughes technology and people. Published semiannually, each issue will bring you stor...

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...

Drill Bits CatalogThe Drill Bits Catalog is a comprehensive reference guide for Baker Hughes drill bits marketing and technical information. Sections include general drill bit information; cutter technology; hardfac...

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...

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Energy’s Struggle with Rapidly Changing Roles, Responsibilities, and ReputationCopyright 2014, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Almost every aspect of modern society is supported or influenced by energy—and ye...

Baker Hughes Awarded for Drilling ExcellenceBaker Hughes was recently awarded regional Oil and Gas Awards for Excellence in Drilling for both the West Coast and Southwest competitions. For the third year, the Oil and Gas Awards judging commi...

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...

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Baker Hughes Awarded for Drilling ExcellenceBaker Hughes was recently awarded regional Oil and Gas Awards for Excellence in Drilling for both the West Coast and Southwest competitions. For the third year, the Oil and Gas Awards judging commi...

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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Our interactive map application of Baker Hughes' US rotary rig counts is available for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Baker Hughes' Rig Counts are an important business barometer for the drilling indus...

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