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As the industry continues to cut back on spending because of the downturn, is it worth getting into or staying involved with megaprojects? Kim McHugh, general manager of drilling and completions for Chevron Services Company, and Jake Howard, operations supervisor for Chevron in the Midland Delaware Basin, answer questions on the types of career transitions in the industry and how to handle them successfully. Andy Rogers, vice president of business development at Encana, shares his thoughts on the current state of the industry and provides career advice to young professionals amid the A&D landscape. Industry leaders Janeen Judah of Chevron and Kendra Lema of ConocoPhillips talk about what makes a person good leadership material and the opportunities available in the industry. The past and future decade: Industry leaders Eve Sprunt and Luis Rodriguez speak their minds on a host of industry topics.
Several oil fields are currently under one or more of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) processes Worldwide. Main groups of EOR processes include chemical, solvent (gas), and thermal EOR plus other processes. The goal of this course is to provide attendants with solid understanding of different aspects, types, and applications of current and advanced Enhanced oil Recovery (EOR) processes. The main oil recovery categories include primary, secondary, and enhanced oil recovery. After the reservoir is depleted, secondary and enhanced oil recovery methods will be introduced targeting the residual oil saturation of this field.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced a three-point smart strategy aimed at ending gas flaring in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry in 2 years. Climate Change has brought the oil industry face-to-face with the enormous challenge of providing the world with a source of efficient and reliable energy while at the same time ensuring that CO2 emissions are mitigated.
While oil price and public perception may act as near-term threats to the industry, an industry in flux is an opportune time for new entrants to make their mark. Cairo University’s Ahmed El-Banbi and Science Based Solutions’ Geoffrey Thyne give their perspectives on common public perceptions of the oil and gas industry. Historically, the oil and gas industry has given the public many reasons not to trust us. Changing the way we respond to concerns can make a difference in public perception. The public views the oil industry negatively without being aware of or understanding how many things in their daily lives come from oil.
The Way Ahead spoke with Clay Neff on a number of topics, including his personal experiences, the E&P business environment, as well as his advice to young professionals. This article takes you to three continents -- North America, Asia, and Africa -- each with a story that shows how rooted in geography and how varied energy entrepreneurship can be. Emmanuel O. Egbogah discusses his career, advice for young professionals, and how the industry can impact West Africa.
Lloyds Register Senior Flow Assurance Engineer Oche Ameh explains what flow assurance is and the importance of this field in oil and gas extraction. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced a three-point smart strategy aimed at ending gas flaring in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry in 2 years.
Mozambique has an enormous energy potential, which provides the country with favorable means to fulfill its domestic and regional energy needs for southern Africa and beyond. The latest discoveries of natural gas puts Mozambique in a very privileged position both in the region and in the world. With the busy and intense streets of Seoul and the calm and refreshing nature of its mountainous range, South Korea makes a unique destination that everyone should experience at least once. The Way Ahead interview team spoke with Armstrong on a number of topics, including his personal experiences, the history of Williams and the midstream oil and gas industry, as well as his advice to young professionals. Several giant LNG developments earlier this decade suffered from runaway costs and delivery slippage.
An oil industry veteran and his petroleum engineer daughter discuss how things have changed for women in the industry and what the future holds for the new generation of energy workers. They share what motivated them to start their own company and the inspiration to pursue entrepreneurship. Among the millennial and Gen Z generations who serve as the primary recruiting pool in the coming years, diversity and inclusion is a key requirement when choosing to accept employment offers. Defying all odds a petroleum engineer from Ghana becomes the first female offshore production technician trainee in her country.
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