Coiled Tubing Drilling Offers Rising Opportunities for Oil and Gas Recovery Worldwide
In 2019, the Coiled Tubing Drilling (CTD) market was valued at more than $3 billion, with well intervention services accounting for more than 60% of the market in North America and Europe. In the Middle East and Africa, oil and gas companies are investing in well intervention to increase...
Is Thermoplastic composite pipe worth considering for onshore producers? The offshore oil and gas industry has been excited about developments in composite pipe for the past decade. Onshore, it’s easy to assume that managing corrosion and metrology are less challenging. Thermoplastic Composite Pipe inspection appears to be simple compared to...
Panorama aerial view of Port of Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
Port of Corpus Christi Expansion Projects I visited the Port of Corpus Christi in late August for the first time this year, and I was honestly stunned by the level of activity taking place there. From the dredging of the main channel to construction activities taking place in and around...
The U.S. has directed huge investments toward solar and wind power projects in a bid to rapidly develop its renewable energy industry. But this is not the only green potential America is setting its sights on, with a surge in interest in geothermal power over the last few years....
Q&A with Cye Wagner, Chairman of the Board at the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
Cye Wagner now leads the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers is one of the most long-standing oil and gas industry trade associations in America, with a legacy that goes all the way back to 1930. With more than 2,600 current members, the Alliance is also the largest state-based trade association for...
The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system implies a supremely customizable and configurable set of commercial and industrial software applications. The system can be used to support the management of any process chain in the midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. The midstream oil and gas sector requires...
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Permian pipeline connections are beginning to bottleneck, as revealed by Kayrros data. The bottleneck is caused by the pipeline capacity reaching saturation, limiting the flow of oil to storage hubs, which comes at a time when Kayrros sees the output from the basin rising in August 2018. Price differentials...
(Thermo) Plastic Fantastic The advantages of non-metallic pipe – and where it could go next
There are 4,023,360 kilometers laid in the United States. Nearly 25,000 kilometers are planned in the Middle East. The world’s longest stretches for around 10,000 kilometers over China and Central Asia. We’re talking about pipelines, and in total, there are enough to wrap around the equator more than eight...
Ever since coming to office in 2018, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been pushing for greater energy nationalization. AMLO cites over-greedy international energy companies, sectoral corruption, and the need for enhanced national energy security as the main reasons behind the scheme. However, nationalization comes at a...
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For most of the nation’s oil and gas production history, the state of Texas has been the epicenter of activity, providing a far greater share of total US production than any other state. Over the entire decade of the 2000s, Texas crude oil production comprised about 21 percent of...