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Steer clear of trouble: A new downhole tool, created to help drillers stay in the “sweet spot,” claims to be a GPS system for subsurface navigation.

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The fairly recent commercial availability of electrical borehole imaging tools enables operators to economically and effectively maximize their assets, without expensive coring in many cases.

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Coming of age: Borehole imaging technology, which started its evolvement from dip-meter technology in the 1980s, has advanced to become an increasingly effective tool.

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Drink up: Resource plays have uncorked an abundance of new opportunities, and almost all of them demand geologists be familiar with the “Sideways” approach. (Hint: Here a lateral move isn’t a bad thing.)

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The LUSI mud volcano continued to generate spirited debate among geoscientists at a special session in Cape Town to discuss its causes.

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There were many reasons why the recent AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town was a success – but “diversity” may be the word to remember.

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Gas shales have advanced to an economic gas play since the year 2000 thanks to a combination of high gas prices, shale reservoir characterization and advances in drilling and completion technology.

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Strong demand from both old and new unconventional plays is having a huge impact on drilling technology – and on rig availability as well.

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And now, the rest of the story: Production from some big-name field developments in the Gulf of Mexico is finally about to begin.

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Success stories may abound, but a lot of innovative thought already has been required for the complex Woodford Shale play in Oklahoma’s Arkoma Basin.

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