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Word to the Wise: Take a closer look at your lookbacks

This year’s severe winter may have pushed Spring Break-up a little later, but for those who manage drilling programs one thing that can’t be pushed is drilling lookbacks. This week, we're looking at the three most common barriers to effective drill program evaluation. Each week, XI Technologies scans their unique combination of enhanced industry

Celebrating Canadian E&P accomplishments in the last year

Canada’s energy industry is not only the most carefully managed, regulated, and environmentally responsible in the world, it’s also one of the most innovative. Canadian E&P companies are continually at the forefront of developing new, more efficient, cost-effective, and low-impact techniques and technology for resource exploration and exploitation. Even though drilling activity in the

Breaking Down the 3 Most Common Barriers to Effective Drill Program Evaluation

As software technology advances, so do the expectations for reporting and drilling analysis. Operators continue to develop more sophisticated ways to monitor drilling performance, through benchmarking, performance dashboards, KPIs tracking, technical-limit research, and optimization planning. But as with many evolving processes, work is often being done in isolation both within companies and across the