Posts Tagged ‘shale oil’

Reducing Project Capital and Lease Operating Expenses

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018. No comments yet
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For oil and gas production in shale regions, what are some ways technologies can optimize capital costs and ongoing production performance? Emerson’s Tom Bass answers this question with many examples to back it up in a recent article, Wireless Technologies Optimize Pads, in The American Oil & Gas Reporter. Tom opens noting the cost reductions […]

Onshore Direct from the Wellhead Multiphase Flow Measurement

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017. No comments yet
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Indications keep coming in that the oil & gas production business, particularly in unconventional oil & gas production, continues to improve. This RBN Energy article, Ready To Run – Strong Capex Boost By ConocoPhillips Headlines Early 2018 Guidance is one example of this business improvement trend. The article notes how oil & gas producers have […]

Multiphase Metering for Onshore Oil and Gas Wells

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017. No comments yet
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U.S. oil production, led by shale production, “…could pass 9.9 million barrels per day in December 2017”, according to Rystad Energy. Oil and gas producers have continued to find ways to reduce capital expenditures on new production and optimize ongoing operational costs. In an E&P article, Multiphase Metering Advances In Onshore Fields, Emerson’s Lars Anders […]

Optimizing Shale Oil and Gas Production

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. One comment so far
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While the news of an OPEC oil freeze increases prices, at least in the short term, they remain well below their levels of a few years ago. The focus for oil and gas producers remains on optimizing their current producing wells at the expense of new drilling. Emerson’s Michael Machuca shared a whitepaper, Optimizing Shale […]

Increasing Refinery Flexibility to Handle Wide-Ranging Feedstocks

Posted in Refining on Monday, November 2nd, 2015. One comment so far
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The complexity in crude oil refining has grown due to many factors including mix of crude oil feedstocks, government regulations, and increasingly global customer base for refined product. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Improve refinery flexibility and responsiveness, Emerson’s Tim Olsen and Ed Schodowski look at these challenges and how refiners and addressing them. They […]