The unconventional boom was driven by high volume factory drilling, with wells planned to maximize coverage of the leasehold.
The unconventional world is a capital intensive one yet with low profit margins that discourage operators from routinely investing in the ‘expensive’ formation evaluation technologies. Unfortunately 'cheap' but useful surface solutions have also been largely ignored.
These practices have severely limited formation evaluation leading to
Of the thousands upon thousands of unconventional wells that have been drilled, industry analysts lead us to believe that …