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The 7 deadly sins of oil field development

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Planning exploration? Know how your discovery will make money first!

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The 7 deadly sins of oil field development

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The 7 deadly sins of oil field development

The team at Rockflow have seen developments of virtually every ...

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Planning exploration? Know how your discovery will make money first!

It’s easy to think of oil and gas exploration ...

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Negotiations: The art, the science, and the questions you should be asking

Negotiations play a pivotal role in the oil and gas ...

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Exploration: the need for optimism, and how to temper it

Anyone who’s spent a day in the oil and ...

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Article Why Decision Quality is important (and why it so easily falters)

Why Decision Quality is important (and why it so easily falters)

One might assume that the importance of Decision Quality is ...

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Arbitration, litigation, and card games: Why disputes occur and how to resolve them

Although Rockflow is a technical upstream consultancy, a number of ...

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Assurance and agility: Are these two opposing qualities?

Many independent companies in the oil and gas industry are ...

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Assurance as it could be: A not-so-costly investment

Since October 2023, we have had plenty to reflect on at ...

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Subsurface assessment: the critical difference between evidence and assumptions

The foundation of any assessment rests on two elements: quality ...

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Is material balance analysis kryptonite for the modern geocellular model?

In an industry so driven by technology as oil and ...

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How to build a culture of peer-to-peer challenging among your engineers

In any industry, established best practices are essential for ensuring ...

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Delivering technical quality under time pressure

Being able to move quickly is an essential capability for ...

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Why renewing an asset strategy often fail and how to get it right

Over the last 30 years, the oil and gas industry has ...

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The psychological game of unitisation

In the oil and gas industry, so much depends on ...

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Article How to make quality assurance consistent

How to make quality assurance more consistent, reliable, and effective

How would you identify good quality assurance? Can you be ...

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Our trade secret: Why clients keep coming back to Rockflow

We’re going to disclose information based on consulting experience ...

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How assurance can aid businesses to deliver greater value

When people want assurance, they’re often looking for certainty. ...

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What is the role of an Expert Witness?

The Technical Expert’s role, indeed his or her overriding ...

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Is your field development plan ready to progress? How to create the best outcomes?

One oil or gas field in the North Sea is ...

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Myth busting: fresh thinking for the energy transition

In the oil and gas industry, it’s easy for ...

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Article When do you need to hire the services of a technical master in the oil and gas industry? Well, a better question might be: when can you afford anything less than a master?

Technical mastery: What is it? And when should you call on it?

When do you need to hire the services of a ...

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Article Sticky oil, waxy oil

The limitations of in-house specialists: a case of sticky oil

At Rockflow, our team members have backgrounds as explorers, developers ...

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How an advisor can unblock a ‘stuck’ opportunity

Is there a project or investment opportunity that’s lying ...

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Article The art and science of depth conversion

The art and science of depth conversion

Very few would claim expertise in depth conversion. Although geoscientists ...

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How upstream O&G companies can navigate disagreement

When you’re dealing with what lies beneath the surface, ...

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Diagnosis before cure: when to call an upstream doctor

The challenge with every upstream project is finding what the ...

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Deal Due Diligence: what goes wrong and why?

We can all think of deals have gone wrong. Common ...

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Trusted, independent opinions need a competent person

What does it mean to be a "Competetent Person" and ...

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Depth Conversion – the geophysical black art?

Depth conversion: every seismic interpreter needs to do it, or ...

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Honesty and Integrity are the essential characteristics of an Expert Witness

No one would doubt that integrity is an essential element ...

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Lewis Gillhespy joins the Rockflow team

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our team, Lewis Gillhespy, who brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience in Geoscience, Digital Transformation, Project Management, and Commercial M&A within the Energy Industry. Rockflow, one...

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