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Decline in Leasing Activity not as Steep as Permits, Rigs

Like most companies in the oil patch, Drillinginfo must adapt and recalibrate its strategies to current economic conditions. Much like our customers, we look to the data collected from sources across the industry to understand trends and adjust plans accordingly. Recently, we examined a series of market indices including rig…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Oilfield Raster and LAS Data

This is the beginning of a multi-part part series on using well log data effectively from a geological perspective. Additional sections will come out over the next few months as I describe each technique for building the best geologic interpretation. (Sorry – no petrophysics in this series – maybe we…

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Russian Oil Sanctions Resonate Around the Globe

Despite recent visits by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Secretary of State John Kerry to Russia, the international community appears unlikely to soon lift sanctions imposed on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. Effect on Russia Exports? Russia is one of the largest hydrocarbon producers in the world. Although…

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Exploring Proppant Concentration in the Bakken with DI Transform

While the price of WTI crude oil was in the process of dipping below $44 in March, most operators were tasked with decreasing costs as much as possible. Even with the current recovery hovering near $60, it’s probably not the best time to suggest spending an extra $1 million dollars…

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Pioneer’s Position in the Eagle Ford

Yes, give a driller a dollar and he’ll spend it on drilling. And yes, the recent oil boom created a lot of incentive to explore and produce more and more oil and spend more and more cash to experiment and determine how to maximize the amount of oil the new…

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