News tagged with oil and gas companies

Searching for the perfect chemical

Researchers at the University of Stavanger have taken on a nearly impossible task. With support from Total E&P Norge AS, they will attempt to develop new chemicals that combat scaling better than any substance we know today.

dateMar 20, 2015 in Materials Science
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Taking a production well's pulse

Oil companies are having problems finding out how much each of their wells is producing. Researchers believe this can be solved by providing each well with its own frequency.

dateDec 12, 2014 in Environment
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What do we do when a well blows out?

Oil and gas companies are worried about gas discharges at the sea bed. Recent field experiments can now quantify the volumes of gas reaching the sea surface and how they spread in the atmosphere.

dateJun 16, 2014 in Environment
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