R&D/innovation

Duo launches center of excellence aimed at promoting and expanding nonmetallic materials’ role in construction.
A look behind-the-scenes reveals what it takes to protect innovative ideas in the fast-moving US shale sector—key lessons learned, pitfalls to avoid, and how to do it the right way, as told by two of the operator's intellectual property (IP) protection leaders.
Ease of use and crowd-pleasing economics are driving US shale producers toward wet-sand completions. Chesapeake Energy is among the latest converts and explains why it wants to use wet sand on every new well.

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