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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...


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...


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...