Deepwater Drilling is the process of drilling oil wells in offshore locations, i.e., in seas or oceans up to a depth of 150 meters. It is sometimes also referred to as deep wells drilling and offshore drilling. The oil wells are drilled with the help of offshore drilling rigs such as, jackup rigs and barge rigs, which are manufactured to drill in...
Coiled tubing, a continuous length of small diameter steel pipe with a diameter of about 0.75 to 4.5 inches, is coiled or spun in a reel continuously from one end to the other and is different from typical production tubing used in production operations.
Fracking is projected as a menace despite proving its worth as an excellent drilling technique to increase shale production. In this article we discuss the positives of fracking and how it helps to unlock unconventional energy potential.
Government regulations are stringent on well spacing, as the key objective of well spacing is to achieve maximum individual well productivity. This article discusses the challenges and factors that go into well spacing decisions.
Crude characteristics play an important role in refining operations. They decide the type of refinery configurations required for processing, investment outlay, operating economics, etc. In this article, we discuss the types of crude available.
Oil sands, a bituminous mixture are a potential source of hydrocarbon base products such as heavy crude oil, heavy bituminous base oil, etc. Oil sands are a mix of bitumen, water and other solids such as silica sands.
LNG is a liquid form of natural gas. It is converted into liquid form by cooling it below minus 163 degrees Celsius. It is a green fuel of our generation as it helps to protect our environment due to lower emissions.