technology


New tools to prevent pump failure

When artificial lift fails, it costs the operator not just lost production but also the outlay for repair and intervention. Wellhead controllers aim to keep enhanced oil recovery operations humming along smoothly


Going with the flow

On a quiet cul-de-sac on the leafy outskirts of Cambridge, UK, scientists are studying the physical and chemical processes of flow. Their work has consequences that go well beyond the oil and gas industry’s EOR needs


Jet set

Drawing on its experience with jet engines, GE is rolling out a powerful gas turbine that aims to lower costs and save platform space in LNG operations.


Power to the people

In an oversupplied natural gas market, one major contractor is floating a concept that uses offshore oil and gas technologies to provide vital resources such as drinking water and affordable power to coastal communities.