Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for pipeline operators. Pipeline integrity is not just about preventing incidents, but is a holistic approach to the prevention, detection, and mitigation of commodity releases. This paper discusses advanced technologies and tools that enable greater pipeline integrity, particularly computational pipeline monitoring (CPM) methodologies…

Baker Hughes REAL Connect Service Connects Wells to Long-Lasting Hydrocarbon Flow Paths for Enhanced Recovery Service redirects frac fluids to untreated perforation clusters and reservoir zones Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its REAL Connect™ service, which leverages superior diverter systems, advanced engineering techniques, and experienced wellsite personnel to help improve hydrocarbon recovery…

In 2015, Alberta-based Producers have three compelling drivers to address aging or deteriorating wells. The first and most important is that on April 15, 2015 the Alberta Energy Regulator is introducing its Inactive Well Compliance Program (IWCP). The goal of the IWCP is to address 20 percent of compliance problems each calendar year resulting in…

Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. Fluke has achieved the number one or number two position in every market in which it competes. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use, and rigid standards of quality. The 65 years designing…

Innovative PosiFrac® Toe Sleeve Is a Game-Changer for the Industry TAM International, Inc., an independent oilfield services company providing inflatable and swellable packers, introduces new technology as part of its PosiFrac® product line. The TAM PosiFrac® Toe Sleeve (PTS) assembly is designed for cemented or uncemented completions where a casing pressure test is desired to…

Neo Oiltools’ drilling technology NeoTork mitigates slip-stick and vibrations Neo Oiltools announced the launch of its ground-breaking down-hole torque management tool, NeoTork. NeoTork automatically manages torque generated from the drill bit and mitigates axial and torsional vibrations. As a result it brings down drilling time, reduces cost of drilling operations, while improving drilling performance. “It is during…

For many organizations, the delivery of high-speed Internet to remote locations can be challenging. Each area presents various obstacles that can make it difficult to provide a reliable connection. Ideally, companies would like to use a fibre connection, but the heavy costs and logistics involved can make it unfeasible, especially for those requiring temporary connection.…