How does the oil and gas industry discover new reserves in offshore locations?
Through marine seismic surveying. The ship in picture can generate sound waves through the firing of…
Understanding oil and gas terminologies - well completions
What does it mean to "complete" a well? For sure, if we're going to complete the well,…
How to read contour lines on topographic maps
In the oil and gas industry, before moving a drilling rig to location. It is important to study the…
Patents will lead to Modern Metal Oil Drum
December 26, 1905 — Henry Wehrhahn of Brooklyn, New York, receives two 1905 patents that will…
Artificial lift of oil and gas from reservoirs
Schematic showing artificial lift of oil and gas from reservoirs with very low pressures using progr…
What is Single Zone Completion?
Single zone completion is one of the types of upper completion which allows producing only one zone.…
Multiple zone completion
Multiple zone completion is one type of completion which allows operators to selectively produce or…
This illustration shows main components of oil well cement.
Cement head - A device fitted to the top joint of a casing string to hold a cement plug before it is…
Full Opening Safety Valve
Full Opening Safety Valve or TIW valve is a ball valve designed for high pressure condition and it c…
List of acronyms in oil and gas exploration and production ( from M to Z )
From M to Z