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Baker Hughes Installs World’s First Ultra-Temperature SAGD Production System

Electrical submersible pumping (ESP) systems designed to operate up to 250°C maximize production from SAGD wells. HOUSTON, TX – August 31, 2010 – Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI) has installed the world’s first ultra-temperature electrical submersible pumping (ESP) systems in steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) wells in the Canadian oil sands. …

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The ROGTEC Interview: Paul Gielen, Regional Manager, Caspian Sea area, PPG Protective & Marine Coatings

What is your position in the company and how long have you held this position? My current position is regional manager, Caspian Sea area. As export manager I have been responsible for sales in Turkey, Libya and the Caspian region. Now I will focus fully on the Caspian region and …

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Increasing Recovery Through New Reservoir Management Concepts

Olwijn Leeuwenburgh, Lies Peters, Frank Wilschut, Remus Hanea, Oscar Abbink and Peter van Hooff, TNO Increasing recovery by just one percent could add about 80 billion barrels of oil to global reserves. Oil companies have realized this potential and in response have expressed the goal to raise the recovery factor …

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Friction Reduction in Tight Gas Stimulation

Mike Hurd – Technical Applications Manager, Kemira Oil & Mining Global natural gas use is increasing as an efficient environmental alternative to oil and other liquid fuels. Production of tight shale gas formations is also growing to meet that demand and the related stimulation technology and chemistry required is developing …

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ROGTEC Technology Roundtable – Fracturing

Michael Tulissi: International Technical Director for Fracturing Services with Trican Well Service Andrey Smarovozov: Director, Pressure Pumping, Russia & Caspian (Marketing and BD), Baker Hughes Kevin Mullen: Senior Production Stimulation Engineer for Schlumberger-Russia Igor Kuvshinov: Senior Technical Leader, Halliburton Company What are the most important aspects to consider when designing …

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SMART FIELDS OF SALYM

Salym Petroleum Development (SPD) has equipped its well stock with Smart Field technology that allows real time remote monitoring and control of the produced oil and injected water. From the very first day of operation of the Salym oilfields, SPD has placed high emphasis on regular monitoring for oil production …

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Remote Well Monitoring at Rosneft

А.S. Malyshev, A.A. Pashali, (NK Rosneft OJSC), С.Е. Zdolnik (RN-Yuganskneftegas LLP), М.G. Volkov (RN-UfaNIPIneft LLP) Introduction Many oil companies around the whole world have the same problems in common – declining oil production, cost escalation, complications of the geographical conditions for oil production, deterioration of hydrocarbon reserves and quality, shortage …

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Deriving Business Value from Implementing WITSML

Dr. Julian G. Pickering, Director, Digital Oilfield Solutions Randy W. Clark, President & CEO, Energistics The Wellsite Information Transfer Standard Markup Language (WITSMLTM) enables the upstream oil and gas industry to communicate wellsite information efficiently. The benefits for adopting a standardized approach to exchanging drilling information are intuitive for most …

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ROGTEC talks with Alexander Dementjev, Country Manager of PGS in Russia

Alexander Dementjev Country Manager, Petroleum Geo-Services, Moscow The last year has been extremely tough for the oil exploration sector globally as well as in Russia. How is business for PGS in Russia today? Yes, indeed, all service companies have experienced a serious negative impact due to the economic crisis. Companies …

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Blackbourn Reports: Development of the West Siberian Basin during the Mesozoic and Tertiary: Palaeogeography and Stratigraphy

Graham Blackbourn: Blackbourn Geoconsulting Triassic Beginning at some point during the late Permian, and continuing through the Triassic, dominantly north-south and northeast-southwest-oriented rifting occurred within the area of the West Siberian Basin, apparently in part reactivating Palaeozoic lineaments (Enclosure 2). This followed a period of Permian uplift across much of …

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