Schlumberger and Baker Hughes Lead the Pool of Honorees for Hart Energy’s Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation

The Meritorious Award program honors engineering excellence and achievement in the upstream petroleum industry. It recognizes new products and technologies that demonstrate innovation in concept, design and application.

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Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 28, 2014

E&P magazine editors will present the traditional medallions and plaques to 2014 winners of Hart Energy’s Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation on Monday, May 5 - opening day of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston's Reliant Park - and on Tuesday, May 20 at Hart Energy’s DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas. The magazine’s May 2014 issue will also showcase the winners' technologies. The Meritorious Award program honors engineering excellence and achievement in the upstream petroleum industry. It recognizes new products and technologies that demonstrate innovation in concept, design and application.

“E&P and its predecessors have consistently honored technical innovation that allows our industry to overcome seemingly impossible challenges,” said Mark Thomas, editor in chief, E&P. “The Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation reflect the best of the best in technological advancement.”

The honorees are as follows:

Geosciences:

  •     PGS, towed-stream EM (electromagnetics)

Drilling operations:

  •     Schlumberger, MicroScope HD high-definition imaging-while-drilling service
  •     Halliburton, FlexRite multibranch inflow control system
  •     Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, ONYX 360 rolling PDC cutter
  •     Baker Hughes, SeismicTrak seismic-while-drilling service
  •     Baker Hughes, Hughes Christensen IRev infinite revolution impregnated bit
  •     Lloyd’s Register, BOP risk model

Completions:

  •     Schlumberger, Moment Tensor Inversion
  •     Schlumberger, ELEMENTAL degradable alloy
  •     TEAM Oil Tools, ORIO XL Frac Sleeve

Production operations:

  •     GARP Services LLP, gas-assisted rod pump
  •     Schlumberger, PIPESIM steady-state multiphase flow simulator

Field development:

  •     Schlumberger, InSitu Viscosity reservoir fluid viscosity sensor

Systems integration:

  •     Baker Hughes, WellLink Vision mobile application
  •     Liquid Robotics Oil and Gas, a joint venture with Schlumberger, METOC Wave Glider

HSE:

  •     Baker Hughes, Bifuel Fracturing Service
  •     Schlumberger, CoilScan real-time CT pipe inspection system
  •     Det-Tronics, FlexSonic acoustic gas leak detector

The expert panel of judges included engineers and scientists from operating and consulting companies worldwide – no service companies. They applied their expertise in areas in which they focus. Judges were excluded from categories in which they or their companies have a business interest.

About Hart Energy
For 40 years, Hart Energy editors and experts have delivered market-leading insights to investors and energy industry professionals. The Houston-based company produces magazines (such as Oil and Gas Investor, E&P and Midstream Business); online news and data services; industry conferences (like the DUG™ series); GIS data sets and mapping solutions; and a range of research and consulting services. For information, visit hartenergy.com.


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