Entries by Todd Janik

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Though much of Texas’ coast is still reeling from the initial blow of Hurricane Harvey, it has been subsequent flooding that has brought massive and wide-reaching devastation to the Greater Houston Area and beyond. The painful sting of loss and ruin knows no race, gender, creed, or social status – it is a universal hurt […]

URTEC 2016 – Making Data Great Again

  Our experience at URTEC 2016 was one for the books! Amazing exhibits, papers, and technical talks topped off by networking with industry thought leaders from around the globe—what a conference! It was an honor meeting so many amazing, forward-thinking folks with a passion for innovation in the O&G world– their optimism and dedication to […]

Top Engineering Processes Based on Value

Process  /ˈpräˌses,ˈprōˌses/ noun – a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end. Without a doubt, a Petroleum Engineer’s playbook is massive. Processes, operations, procedures, or whatever you want to call them, are collected by the hundreds from the first day a rookie engineer steps foot into the office. With […]

Decrease Costs: Offset Frac Monitoring

Let’s get right down to it:  As a Petroleum Engineer working in 2016, one of your daily priorities is to determine that every procedure carried out is money well-spent. Bad economics are a reality in the industry and such an emphasis on cutting cost has impacted many business units –some teams are at a complete […]