2020 Year   in Review

10 Developments Reshaping Petroleum Engineering

In a year defined by a historically harsh oil-price crash that rippled with collateral damage across the industry, the most-read JPT report of 2020 was about a well so different, it needed a new name.

It was a strange solution, devised to deal with a tight drilling section.

But the level of interest in this single experiment speaks to the promise of innovation and the sometimes amazing problem-solving capabilities of petrotechnicals.

We also saw more evidence this year of how those.....