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Journal of Petroleum Technology 71 (03): 60–63.
Paper Number: SPE-0319-0060-JPT
Published: 01 March 2019
... fertilizer, primarily in the form of ammonium nitrate and urea, transformed agricultural production, resulting in complete avoidance of the “Malthusian catastrophe.” This was the first dramatic contribution of the petroleum industry for the betterment of the human condition. For sheer impact, in touching the...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 71 (03): 24–26.
Paper Number: SPE-0319-0024-JPT
Published: 01 March 2019
... far and what they liked about petroleum engineering. Here are some of their answers. Feeling Lucky Carter Clemens, BP I lucked into the petroleum industry; I did not know much about it before choosing it as a major at the University of Texas. It has allowed me to live and travel to distant countries I...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 70 (08): 74–78.
Paper Number: SPE-0818-0074-JPT
Published: 01 August 2018
...Adam Wilson This article, written by Special Publications Editor Adam Wilson, contains highlights of paper SPE 187048, “Shift-Work Fatigue in the Petroleum Industry: A Proactive Fatigue Countermeasure,” by Koos Meijer, KM Human Factors Engineering; Martin Robb, SPE, Human Factors Applications; and...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 70 (07): 14–15.
Paper Number: SPE-0718-0014-JPT
Published: 01 July 2018
..., making it possi- ble to perform analyses that were incon- ceivable 5 years ago. The New Workforce is Coming The global petroleum industry has expe- rienced thousands of layoffs in the past 3 years. Workflow software, in conjunction with automated processes in the cloud, can assist the new workforce in...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 69 (05): 46–48.
Paper Number: SPE-0517-0046-JPT
Published: 01 May 2017
... utilization of the nature and the impact of the footprint that we leave behind must lead us to a fundamental shift in the way we manage our individual and professional lives. The petroleum industry in concert with the rest of the world is finding that sustainability presents both risks and opportunities for...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 69 (05): 14–15.
Paper Number: SPE-0517-0014-JPT
Published: 01 May 2017
...Don Gawick Guest editorial Through the past 2-plus years, the petroleum industry has experienced its deepest downturn since the late 1980s. It feels like, in the words of baseball legend Yogi Berra, “It’s déja vu all over again.” Like other market cycle downturns, a dramatic drop in the price of...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 68 (08): 89–90.
Paper Number: SPE-0816-0089-JPT
Published: 01 August 2016
...Adam Wilson This article, written by Special Publications Editor Adam Wilson, contains highlights of paper SPE 177759, “How the Petroleum Industry Can Learn From the Ebola Crisis of 2014,” by Andre Willemse, International SOS, prepared for the 2015 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 65 (01): 133–136.
Paper Number: SPE-0113-0133-JPT
Published: 01 January 2013
... of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME). These include the following: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society Association for Iron and Steel Technology Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal Petroleum Industry Recipients Since...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 64 (12): 14–16.
Paper Number: SPE-1212-0014-JPT
Published: 01 December 2012
... very much welcome. When the Schlumberger brothers completed their first logging operation they had no concept of how this would revolutionalize the petroleum industry, which was still very young. Technology has progressed since the first log was made by hand, and now a whole bundle of logs can be run...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 64 (10): 132.
Paper Number: SPE-1012-0132-JPT
Published: 01 October 2012
...Luigi Saputelli Technology Focus The petroleum industry is being pushed to meet global environmental challenges as well as to develop cost-efficient energy resources for the centuries to come; however, the process to develop new technologies appears not to meet expectations. SPE has invested...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 64 (07): 18–21.
Paper Number: SPE-0712-0018-JPT
Published: 01 July 2012
.... But in 1859, oil was discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania with a well drilled by Edwin Drake. The rest is history. That was 150 years ago. A small but increasing number of people around the world believe we are on a similar course, except this time it is the petroleum industry that might be...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 63 (09): 68.
Paper Number: SPE-0911-0068-JPT
Published: 01 September 2011
... engineers with an indication of given areas of the completion/reservoir that are under- or overinjected. Also, in recent years, the upstream petroleum industry has been honing its ability to drill and complete increasingly-longer higher-angle wells along complex well paths. In addition, live-well-deployment...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 62 (01): 18–19.
Paper Number: SPE-0110-0018-JPT
Published: 01 January 2010
...Steve Jacobs Guest editorial The petroleum industry has a long record of achievement in developing technologies that have made a significant difference—breakthrough technologies. Over the course of the past 30 years I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to evaluate a wide range...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 61 (01): 78–80.
Paper Number: SPE-0109-0078-JPT
Published: 01 January 2009
... overwhelming majority at 79% of the total. work life balance Upstream Oil & Gas North America petroleum industry talent Advancement petroleum industry dual-career couple middle east latin america caribbean Europe Russia perception attraction factor respondent student career advancement...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 59 (10): 58–166.
Paper Number: SPE-1007-0058-JPT
Published: 01 October 2007
... expert in the petroleum industry who served as chair- man of the University of Oklahoma School of Petroleum Engineering for 15 years. He earned a BS degree from Iowa State University and an MS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma as well as a PhD degree in economics there. After...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 59 (06): 10–12.
Paper Number: SPE-0607-0010-JPT
Published: 01 June 2007
...Abdul-Jaleel Al-Khalifa There is a heated debate about the fate of the petroleum industry between two schools of thought —the pessimists and the optimists. The pessimists strongly advocate that oil production has started or will soon begin unavoidable decline. They cite many examples of mature...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 59 (05): 36–39.
Paper Number: SPE-0507-0036-JPT
Published: 01 May 2007
.... computer network Upstream Oil & Gas data security disaster-recovery procedure information security Ernst vendor partner itsecurity issue field management donald gauci company network assessment requirement july 2007 petroleum industry june 2007 Workshop Drilling activity vendor 36...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 59 (05): 20–22.
Paper Number: SPE-0507-0020-JPT
Published: 01 May 2007
... in petroleum engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He believes the petroleum industry has engineers with the unique skills to support this urgent need. And the needs are staggering. One- third of the world lacks safe drinking water. One-half of the world lacks sufficient food. We must solve the...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 58 (07): 50.
Paper Number: SPE-0706-0050-JPT
Published: 01 July 2006
...Ron Dusterhoft As I write this, my third and final opportunity to select technical papers for this feature, I find myself in Baku, Azerbaijan, the birthplace of our modern-day petroleum industry. This is an amazing place, where the history of our industry collides with the present. It is still...
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Journal of Petroleum Technology 58 (06): 12–14.
Paper Number: SPE-0606-0012-JPT
Published: 01 June 2006
... offer in the industry. Some students had their job offers rescinded. The image of the petroleum industry took a beating in the process. Even after layoffs began and only a few students got job offers, an unusually large number of students were graduating as petroleum engineers. Just as students can't...

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