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Oil & Gas Journal

08/04/2014
Volume 112, Issue 8
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  • Regular Features

    • OGJ Newsletter

      International news for oil and gas professionals

    • Journally Speaking

      • Europe's renewable future

        With European offshore hydrocarbon production on the decline, a host of developments promise to breathe new life into several regions.

    • Editorial

      • Contests of fairness

        While sidling toward a sensible-sounding appeal for tax reform recently, President Barack Obama couldn't resist a swerve into populism. "You don't get to pick which rules you play by or which tax rate you pay," Obama said in his weekly address on July 26. "And neither should these companies."

    • SERVICES | SUPPLIERS
    • The Editor's Perspective

    • Watching Government

      • States protest federal barriers

        Louisiana's parish and local governments want a bigger share of revenue from development of federally managed oil and gas resources there. Utah officials simply would like more energy developed in their state.

  • Special Report: Offshore Europe

  • General Interest

  • Exploration & Development

  • Drilling & Production

    • Algorithm provides new EUR estimates for US shale plays

      Since the early 2000s, US shale gas production has grown exponentially and reached a production level of 26 bcfd in 2013, 40% of total US gas output according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). This growth was driven by technological advances in horizontal drilling, multistage hydraulic fracturing, and a favorable price environment.

    • Simplified LWD method improves geosteering, well placement

      With the recent advancements in directional drilling and the use of rotary-steerable systems, more deviated and horizontal wells are being drilled and evaluated around the world, especially in Saudi Arabia. In these complex reservoirs, logging while drilling (LWD) wave-propagation allows accurate geosteering and well placement.

  • Processing

    • GUIDE TO WORLD CRUDES: BP updates assay for Angolan Saturno crude

      Based on a sample taken Feb. 4, 2014, BP PLC has published an updated assay of its Saturno Blend crude oil, which is the marketing name for production from Plutão, Saturno, Venus, and Marte (PSVM) fields in the ultradeepwater area of Block 31 off Angola (OGJ Online, Jan. 31, 2013; Feb. 4, 2009; Nov. 24, 2003; Mar. 17, 2003).

    • Nelson-Farrar monthly cost indexes

      Based on a sample taken Feb. 4, 2014, BP PLC has published an updated assay of its Saturno Blend crude oil, which is the marketing name for production from Plutão, Saturno, Venus, and Marte (PSVM) fields in the ultradeepwater area of Block 31 off Angola (OGJ Online, Jan. 31, 2013; Feb. 4, 2009; Nov. 24, 2003; Mar. 17, 2003).

  • Transportation

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