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<td style="color:#000;"> <div id="mp-tfa" style="padding:2px 5px"><b>&lt;a href="Pore%20pressure%20prediction%20using%20seismic"&gt;Pore pressure prediction using seismic&lt;/a&gt;</b>
 
<p>Drilling engineers require estimates of the fluid pressures that they are likely to encounter in any given well to anticipate mud weights required to maintain optimal drilling rates and safety. In addition, the locations of anomalous pore-pressure regions are of interest in exploration because they often correlate with highly productive “sweet” spots in otherwise tight gas sands.
 
<p>Drilling engineers require estimates of the fluid pressures that they are likely to encounter in any given well to anticipate mud weights required to maintain optimal drilling rates and safety. In addition, the locations of anomalous pore-pressure regions are of interest in exploration because they often correlate with highly productive “sweet” spots in otherwise tight gas sands.
<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" title="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic">Learn more....</a>
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&lt;a href="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" title="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic">http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic</a>" alt="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" title="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic">http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic</a>" title="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic" title="http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic">http://petrowiki.org/Pore_pressure_prediction_using_seismic</a>"&gt;Learn more....&lt;/a&gt;
 
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<p><b>&lt;a href="PetroWiki%20news"&gt;PetroWiki news&lt;/a&gt;</b>
</p><p><a href="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" alt="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" title="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/"><b>Guest Editorial: The Six Minds of a Whole New Engineer</b></a> by David E. Goldberg, President, Big Beacon
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</p><p>&lt;a href="<a href="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" alt="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" title="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/">http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/</a>" alt="<a href="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" alt="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" title="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/">http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/</a>" title="<a href="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" alt="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/" title="http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/">http://www.spe.org/jpt/article/8415-8415/</a>"&gt;<b>Guest Editorial: The Six Minds of a Whole New Engineer</b>&lt;/a&gt; by David E. Goldberg, President, Big Beacon
</p><p><a href="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" alt="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" title="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ"><b>Students Take Advantage of Downturn in Oil &amp; Gas Industry</b></a> by David Gonzalez
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</p><p>&lt;a href="<a href="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" alt="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" title="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ">http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ</a>" alt="<a href="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" alt="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" title="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ">http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ</a>" title="<a href="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" alt="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ" title="http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ">http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/students-take-advantage-of-downturn-in-oil-gas-ind/24766/O55YEsb01EmJA3WcS3wTqQ</a>"&gt;<b>Students Take Advantage of Downturn in Oil &amp; Gas Industry</b>&lt;/a&gt; by David Gonzalez
</p><p><a href="http://www.spe.org/news/category/feature" alt="http://www.spe.org/news/category/feature" title="http://www.spe.org/news/category/feature"><b>More SPE featured news...</b></a>
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<p>New pages are continually added to PetroWiki. These new pages always need subject experts to help develop these pages into high quality resources. With so many different roles within PetroWiki that have to do with contributing there is undoubtedly a place that will fit perfectly with your expertise and time. <a href="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" title="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right">Read more about becoming a champion for PetroWiki…</a>
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<p>New pages are continually added to PetroWiki. These new pages always need subject experts to help develop these pages into high quality resources. With so many different roles within PetroWiki that have to do with contributing there is undoubtedly a place that will fit perfectly with your expertise and time. &lt;a href="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" title="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right">http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right</a>" alt="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" title="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right">http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right</a>" title="<a href="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" alt="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right" title="http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right">http://petrowiki.org/Contribute_what_you_know_is_right</a>"&gt;Read more about becoming a champion for PetroWiki…&lt;/a&gt;
 
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<center><b>Featured New Page</b></center>
 
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<center><b><a href="Facility%20operability">Facility operability</a></b></center>
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</p><p>Facility operability is the ability of an organization to operate a facility in a safe and efficient manner. The ultimate goal of facility operability is to design and construct a facility that will remain safe, efficient and cost effective throughout its lifetime use.
 
</p><p>Facility operability is the ability of an organization to operate a facility in a safe and efficient manner. The ultimate goal of facility operability is to design and construct a facility that will remain safe, efficient and cost effective throughout its lifetime use.
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<p>PetroWiki was created from the seven volume <i><a href="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" alt="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" title="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx">Petroleum Engineering Handbook</a></i> (<i>PEH</i>) published by the <a href="http://www.spe.org" alt="http://www.spe.org" title="http://www.spe.org">Society of Petroleum Engineers</a> (SPE). PetroWiki preserves the <i>PEH</i> content in unaltered form (page names that start with PEH:), while allowing SPE's membership to update and expand content from the published version. Pages that do not have PEH: at the beginning may have started with content from the PEH, but have been modified over time by contributors to the wiki.  
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<p>PetroWiki was created from the seven volume <i>&lt;a href="<a href="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" alt="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" title="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx">http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx</a>" alt="<a href="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" alt="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" title="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx">http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx</a>" title="<a href="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" alt="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx" title="http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx">http://store.spe.org/Petroleum-Engineering-Handbook-Volumes-I-VII-Print-Set-P126.aspx</a>"&gt;Petroleum Engineering Handbook&lt;/a&gt;</i> (<i>PEH</i>) published by the &lt;a href="<a href="http://www.spe.org" alt="http://www.spe.org" title="http://www.spe.org">http://www.spe.org</a>" alt="<a href="http://www.spe.org" alt="http://www.spe.org" title="http://www.spe.org">http://www.spe.org</a>" title="<a href="http://www.spe.org" alt="http://www.spe.org" title="http://www.spe.org">http://www.spe.org</a>"&gt;Society of Petroleum Engineers&lt;/a&gt; (SPE). PetroWiki preserves the <i>PEH</i> content in unaltered form (page names that start with PEH:), while allowing SPE's membership to update and expand content from the published version. Pages that do not have PEH: at the beginning may have started with content from the PEH, but have been modified over time by contributors to the wiki.  
</p><p>Content in PetroWiki is <a href="PetroWiki%3AModeration">moderated</a> by at least two members with subject matter expertise. This helps to ensure that the information found in PetroWiki is technically accurate. <a href="PetroWiki%3ADisclaimer">Disclaimer</a>
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</p><p>Content in PetroWiki is &lt;a href="PetroWiki%3AModeration"&gt;moderated&lt;/a&gt; by at least two members with subject matter expertise. This helps to ensure that the information found in PetroWiki is technically accurate. &lt;a href="PetroWiki%3ADisclaimer"&gt;Disclaimer&lt;/a&gt;
 
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Unlike some other online wikis, PetroWiki content is <a href="PetroWiki%3ACopyright">copyright</a> SPE. For information about using content from PetroWiki, see <a _fcknotitle="true" href="PetroWiki%3APermissions">PetroWiki:Permissions</a>.</div></td>
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<ul><li><font color="#FF4500"><b>Share your knowledge with others and help update PetroWiki at the same time!</b> <b>You can't "break" the wiki.</b></font>  
 
<ul><li><font color="#FF4500"><b>Share your knowledge with others and help update PetroWiki at the same time!</b> <b>You can't "break" the wiki.</b></font>  
 
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<ul><li> Adding links to good papers in OnePetro and elsewhere is a great way to enrich existing content pages.
 
<ul><li> Adding links to good papers in OnePetro and elsewhere is a great way to enrich existing content pages.
</li><li> Creation of pages about specific fields are welcome.  Knowing the basics of the reservoir and how the field was developed over time can provide valuable information to others. (See <a href="Prudhoe%20Bay%20field">Prudhoe Bay field</a> and <a href="Kuparuk%20River%20field">Kuparuk River field</a> as examples)
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</li><li> Creation of pages about specific fields are welcome.  Knowing the basics of the reservoir and how the field was developed over time can provide valuable information to others. (See &lt;a href="Prudhoe%20Bay%20field"&gt;Prudhoe Bay field&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="Kuparuk%20River%20field"&gt;Kuparuk River field&lt;/a&gt; as examples)
 
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<i>Content categorization - SPE has finalized a technical &lt;a href="Taxonomy"&gt;taxonomy&lt;/a&gt; that is being used in PetroWiki, OnePetro, and other SPE content.</i></div></td>
 
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