[INFOGRAPHIC] HPHT Hotspots World Map & Developments 2014




In oil and gas technology, the term ‘HPHT’ (High Pressure High Temperature) was first coined in the 1990 Cullen Report published in the aftermath of the Piper Alpha platform disaster.

Generally used to describe wells of a hotter or higher pressure than most, HPHT wells have become increasingly commonplace in a world of dwindling conventional reserves.

In this infographic we highlight some key facts about the wells that are pushing the boundaries of hydrocarbon technology to the limit.

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