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JPT Technology Applications

Chris Carpenter, JPT Technology Editor Frac-Pack Solution In low-permeability reservoirs or formations with drilling-induced damage, highconductivity frac-packs can e...

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JPT Technology Update

The rapid growth of unconventional oil and gas production in the past decade is largely a result of advances in horizontal drilling techniques that allow longer laterals to r...

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StageWatch Technology Applications

Chris Carpenter, JPT Technology Editor Fracture-Analysis Service Baker Hughes introduced its StageWatch fracture-analysis service to collect the sound reservoir data need...

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Fully Integrated In-Well and Subsea Systems Provide Optimal Recovery from Subsea Fields

Low recovery rates from subsea fields are a key industry concern. To meet this challenge, fully integrated in-well and subsea production systems were designed to reduce costs...

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Seize the Opportunity

Reprinted from September 2014 Hydrocarbon Engineering Magazine. Strategies have been developed to overcome desalting challenges of heavy crudes, including new chemical te...

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Video: Baker Hughes STEM event sparks student interest in oil and gas industry

More than 20 middle and high school students spent a day last week at the Baker Hughes Drill Bit Facility in The Woodlands, Texas, to learn about the oil and gas industry and...

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Expandable liner hanger and packer exceed expectations for first deepwater well in Red Sea

Originally appeared in World Oil® AUGUST 2014 issue, pgs 43-50. Posted with permission. When a wildcat is drilled in deep water, the challenge is magnified by the distort...

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Presidential characterization

Innovative Thinkers - Melanie Cruthirds, News Editor The beginning of an exciting new professional chapter is already underway for Nathan Meehan. As the recently confirme...

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Long-term Zonal Isolation in shale basins lead to improved service delivery

Copyright 2014, Well Servicing. Reprinted from the Well Servicing Magazine with permission Recent industry-changing events have brought to light the importance of long te...

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Integrated sustainability concepts enhance site remediation and restoration

Phytoremediation used in Oklahoma project to control migration of groundwater plume Article originally published in the January/February 2014 issue of Drilling Contractor...