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Lowering Oil and Gas Production Costs Raises the Need for Special Expertise

Date: October 20, 2017
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October 20, 2017 (Houston) Rising demand for effective strategies that lower the cost of oil and gas production is driving an industry-wide search for special expertise in production optimization. The deep staffing cuts that rocked the industry over the last three years have trimmed balance sheets, but they also have created a shortage of production troubleshooters, highly technical engineers with multidisciplinary skills in production data interpretation and optimization strategies.  

One company that has recognized the need and is adapting to fill it is the Letton Hall Group, a boutique firm in production measurement and analysis. In August this year, the company tapped Slavko Tosic, a veteran from ExxonMobil’s global operations and production optimization group, and named him as their new Chief Operating Officer. In the following month, they added Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides, a renowned expert and professor of Petroleum Engineering. The company is betting that production optimization achieved through innovative reservoir engineering practices informed by well executed measurement, modeling, and data analytics will become the industry reference solution for lowering production costs per barrel.

Underscoring the logic of their action, Tosic sees measurement as critical to production optimization. “A basic requirement for any reservoir or production optimization process is to make measurement a priority,” he says. Why measurement? According to Tosic, all paths to improvement go through measurement. “The value-adding opportunities of new technology, more effective operations, and more efficient methodologies are all discovered, implemented, and maximized through production measurement.”

Company CEO, Eric Toskey, summed up the move by saying, “The fit between production measurement and reservoir and production optimization is obvious. Combining these expertises provides our clients with the technical and business information and resources they need to unlock barrels and lower costs.”

Tosic and his colleague, Robert Webb, will discuss how to use production measurement to improve production practices at the Northside Gulf Coast Section meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers on November 13, 2017 in a talk titled, “How a Priority on Measurement Pays Off.”

About the Letton Hall Group:

The Letton Hall Group is an independent, deep knowledge team of experts in oil and gas flow.  Through innovations in technology, the Letton Hall Group leverages measurement data to realize its clients’ business objectives. 

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