Brett Creeser

2020-05-26T10:33:25-05:00May 11th, 2020|

We had an in-depth conversation with Brett Creeser of Guidon where we discussed the story of a Shale entrepreneur that had never been told; Guidon. Darcy Partners founders: Hossein Rokhsari and Jeremy Sweek Guidon: Chief Operating Officer, Brett Creeser

Gabriel Collins

2020-05-20T15:40:57-05:00May 11th, 2020|

Energy experts looked at the fundamental factors that define the oil and gas demand on a macro level in the future and had a discussion around electric vehicles as one of the solutions being promoted on the carbon emission problem. Darcy Partners founders: Hossein Rokhsari and Jeremy Sweek Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy Energy Expert: Gabriel Collins

Executive Roundtable on April 9, 2020

2020-06-03T16:34:45-05:00April 14th, 2020|

Summary of Executive Roundtable to Discuss COVID-19 and Commodity Price Related Issues Specific to the Upstream Industry On Thursday, April 9th we hosted the fourth in a series of virtual roundtables targeted at bringing together the senior leadership from across the industry to discuss the impact and share best practices on how to deal with the [...]

Executive Roundtable April 2, 2020

2020-06-03T16:37:08-05:00April 7th, 2020|

Summary of Executive Roundtable Discussion on COVID-19 and Commodity Price Related Issues Specific to the Upstream Industry Request Approval to Participate OR Suggest a Topic for an Upcoming Agenda On Thursday, April 2nd, we hosted the fourth webinar event in a series of virtual roundtables. These events are designed to bring together senior leadership from across [...]

Executive Roundtable March 26, 2020

2020-06-03T16:37:26-05:00April 1st, 2020|

Darcy Partners Host Third Series of Virtual Roundtable Discussions with Top Oil & Gas Executives on COVID-19 and Commodity Price Related Issues Specific to Upstream Industry View Slideshow | Request Approval to Participate OR Suggest Topic for Upcoming Agenda On Thursday, March 26, 2020, Darcy Partners brought together senior leadership of the oil and gas industry [...]

Oilfield Chemicals: Asking for a new recipe

2017-07-25T14:31:14-05:00July 25th, 2017|

CONTEXT – A MAJOR E&P SPEND Production of oil and gas relies on the constant and heavy use of chemicals for flow assurance or asset integrity purposes. According to IHS, production chemicals market reached $25 billion in 2014. With an expected growth rate of approximately 4%, this means the production chemicals market will be more than $30 [...]

Five Innovation Themes In Completions For 2017

2020-02-05T00:20:38-05:00January 26th, 2017|

This story was originally posted for subscribers of on January 12, 2017 In a related update published last week, we described how the brute force enterprise of nano-darcy E&P is becoming more elegant. Elegance is achieved as sub-surface understanding moves closer to a realistic picture of the reservoir. Enhancing sub-surface understanding is where leading innovators in shale are focused today. They [...]

E&P In A Nano-Darcy World – A Brute Force Enterprise Finding Elegance

2020-02-05T00:20:38-05:00January 11th, 2017|

This story was originally posted for subscribers of on January 6, 2017. On a conference call in 2011, the always eloquent Clay Williams of National Oilwell Varco (then CFO, now CEO) said: The unconventional shale model is utterly unlike drilling a generation ago, which saw fleeting glimpses of precious darcy reservoir rock here or there, elusive four-way closure, a rare [...]

INNOVATORS WANTED: Artificial lift

2020-02-05T00:20:38-05:00December 30th, 2016|

CONTEXT: Unconventional reservoir production is characterized by initially high flow rates at high producing pressures from natural and induced fractures. However, production slows to about 70% of initial production within the first year and the sandface pressure decreases owing to a limited drainage radius. When this pressure becomes less than the saturation pressure, a multiphase fluid [...]