Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

06.05.2014 Baker Hughes Comprehensive Gravel-pack Solution Improves Efficiency and Reduces Risk

Baker Hughes announced the commercial release of its patent-pending TORRENT™ openhole gravel-pack solution, designed to help operators improve packing efficiency, reduce HSE risks and streamline operations in high-cost offshore environments.

06.05.2014 Metrolog Introduces iScope for Real-time Monitoring of Well Testing Operations

Sercel announced today that its subsidiary Metrolog has launched iScope, an industry-first downhole monitoring system for fast, efficient and frequent retrieval of pressure and temperature data during well testing operations.

05.05.2014 Baker Hughes Introduces a Single-trip Cut and Pull Spear

Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of the Harpoon™ cut and pull spear, which is designed for casing removal during plug and abandonment (P&A) and slot recovery operations.

30.04.2014 Emerson’s Wireless Condition Monitoring and Prediction System Reduces Plant Downtime and Maintenance Costs for SABIC Teesside

Emerson Process Management’s wireless condition monitoring and prediction system is being used at the SABIC Olefins plant in Teesside, UK, to detect potential problems with pumps before they disrupt normal operations.

30.04.2014 ERIELL Group Once Again Broke Its Own Record in the West Siberia’s ARCTICGAZ Project

ERIELL Group has achieved a new record level in the ARCTICGAZ project having drilled a 1,117 m-long horizontal borehole through the productive horizon with a total penetration of 5,202 m.

21.04.2014 Russian “Wall-E” Robot Guards Environmental Safety of Oil Professionals

So far, the traditional method of reservoirs’ sludge cleaning – manual, using portable systems – remains the key option for storage sites. This method requires the presence of personnel inside the tank during the works, causing irreparable harm to his health.

21.04.2014 Rimera Develops Hydraulic Protection for Complicated Upstream Conditions

Specialists of Rimera R&D Center together with experts from the Alnas plant developed a piston hydroprotection GTPA5 (5th grade – 92 mm).

21.04.2014 PetroEngineering Development Saves Diesel Fuel

A technology for boosting the generating capacity of diesel generators developed by PetroEngineering reduces their fuel consumption, too.

The proposed solutions target remote locations that cannot link to industrial 6 kV grids.

21.04.2014 Fluke’s New Temperature Calibrator – High Precision in Monofunctional Instrument

Fluke Corp. introduces its two monofunctional calibrators for modeling the temperature sensors of technological processes.

18.04.2014 Weatherford Announces Reveal 360 Technique

Weatherford Petroleum Consultants AS announced the preview launch of Reveal 360 at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition 2014. Reveal 360 is a new, patent pending imaging technique that removes the blind spots from wireline wellbore images.