Technology Drives Today’s Petroleum Industry*

01/16/2006
When people think of the oil and natural gas industry, many envision an old, dirty, staid industry using technology from decades ago. The images they see on television or in the movies show oil gushing madly out of a well or drilling rig with a few men in dirty clothes throwing a chain around a drill pipe. Most people do not realize how outdated these images are.Oil and gas is a very technology-dependent industry; many techniques developed by the industry are now used in other industries, including the space program. In fact, techniques used to produce oil and gas on the ocean floor have been compared to those used to land a rocket on another planet. Technological innovations have made it...
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