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TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS: High-Build Rotary-Steerable System

Copyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Baker Hughes released its AutoTrak eXact high-build rotary-st...

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Formation Evaluation Technology Highlights the Baker Hughes Contribution to Delta House

Baker Hughes has contributed to LLOG Exploration Offshore’s innovative Delta House project by providing drilling and evaluation services for the subsea wells that will tap reser...

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Directional Hybrid Drill Bit Pushes Performance Standards

Copyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. It is inspiring to look back to 1909 when Howard Hughes Sr. a...

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New Prices, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Next Wave of Unconventional Resource Development

Copyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. A few months ago, discussions about sustainability in the oil...

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TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS: Completion-Design Software

Copyright 2015, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Baker Hughes introduced its Completion ArchiTEX (CTX) 3D comp...

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Energy’s Struggle with Rapidly Changing Roles, Responsibilities, and Reputation

Copyright 2014, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Reprinted from the Journal of Petroleum Technology with permission. Almost every aspect of modern society is supported or influen...

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Water treatment system enables flowback reuse

It 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 ...

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Lowering friction takes CT to TD in extended-reach laterals

The 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 conven...

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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 enhance prod...

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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 reac...

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