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The interpreted pressure transient test is a primary source of dynamic reservoir data. Tests on oil and gas wells are performed at various stages of drilling, completion, and production. The test objectives at any stage range from simple measurement of reservoir pressure to complex characterization of reservoir features. Most pressure transient tests can be classified as either single-well productivity tests or descriptive reservoir tests.  
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At the present time, more than 9,000 offshore platforms are in service worldwide, operating in water depths ranging from 10 ft to greater than 5,000 ft. Topside payloads range from 5 to 50,000 tons, producing oil, gas, or both. A vast array of production systems is available today (see Fig. 1). The concepts range from fixed platforms to subsea compliant and floating systems.
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[http://www.spe.org/news/article/navigating-the-oil-and-gas-industry-why-soft-skills-are-necessary '''Navigating the Oil and Gas Industry: Why Soft Skills Are Necessary'''] by  Islin Munisteri, Rita Okoroafor, Asif Zafar, David Sturgess, and Amanpreet Gill
  
 
[http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ '''Students Take Advantage of Downturn in Oil & Gas Industry'''] by David Gonzalez
 
[http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ '''Students Take Advantage of Downturn in Oil & Gas Industry'''] by David Gonzalez
  
 
[http://www.spe.org/news/article/southwestern-energy-approaches-goal-of-freshwater-neutrality '''Southwestern Energy Approaches Goal of Freshwater Neutrality'''] by Stephen Whitfield
 
[http://www.spe.org/news/article/southwestern-energy-approaches-goal-of-freshwater-neutrality '''Southwestern Energy Approaches Goal of Freshwater Neutrality'''] by Stephen Whitfield
 
[http://powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/companies-powersource/2015/01/27/Drones-may-change-search-for-oil-and-gas-field-hazards/stories/201501200012 '''Drones may change search process for gas field hazards'''] by Laura Legere
 
  
 
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This week's featured topic page

Offshore and subsea facilities

At the present time, more than 9,000 offshore platforms are in service worldwide, operating in water depths ranging from 10 ft to greater than 5,000 ft. Topside payloads range from 5 to 50,000 tons, producing oil, gas, or both. A vast array of production systems is available today (see Fig. 1). The concepts range from fixed platforms to subsea compliant and floating systems. Learn more....

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Producing crude oil from algae


Biofuels are an alternative to fossil fuels that are produced from fats derived from living organisms. One source of biofuel that is being explored more thoroughly in recent years is microalgae. The bio substance can be turned into crude oil, which can then be used to create biodiesel, biobutanol, biogasoline, methane, ethanol, or jet fuel.

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