From the Editor: On the Road AgainMay 31, 2006
As you read this, chances are that you are attending the 68th EAGE Conference & Exhibition in Vienna. Opportunities in Mature Areas
– the theme of this year’s EAGE conference for Earth sciences and engineering – is important in a number of ways. Not least of which is to enhance and extend fields’ economic life to help ensure a long future for many oil provinces considered to be entering or past their prime. The conference promises to highlight new technical models, introduce leading edge technology and make available new technical skills and methods that will help developers to achieve these goals.
North Sea ROV OperationsMay 31, 2006
Remote operated vehicle been a continually growing and gas industry worldwide, North Sea. ROVs began as the offshore services onboard a back up for divers. The that the field development deeper, and that it would development concepts.
Seismic Inversion – A Critical Tool in Reservoir CharacterizationMay 31, 2006
The principle objective of seismic inversion is to transform seismic reflection data into a quantitative rock property, descriptive of the reservoir. In its most simple form, acoustic impedance logs are computed at each CMP. Compared to seismic amplitudes, inversions show higher resolution and support more accurate interpretations.
Improved Environmental Performance from Hydrocarbon Gas Blanketing Can Deliver Increased Revenue and Reduced CostsMay 31, 2006
Oil and Gas Production using floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) systems continue to become more popular worldwide, however it is also becoming increasingly evident that globally pressures to reduce environmental emissions are becoming more demanding.
Homo LudensMay 31, 2006
We are a fun-loving bunch, us humans. Since we started populating the planet, we have felt the need to amuse ourselves, to take time off from our daily chores. Even when the daily chores involved hunting and protecting your family from vicious predators, we found time to play games. They were, of course, simpler and more primitive, often involving sticks and stones, or scratching symbols into rock. We use what we have. These days we have a mind-blowing array of games to choose from, and the gaming industry pushes more product and generates more revenue than any other form of entertainment. Let’s look at some of the more innovative gaming experiences out there.