Patexia. Contest

CONTEST

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Problem

Patexia seeks market research on the North American based market characteristics and features of expandable tubular technology, and its applications within the oil and gas industry.

An ideal submission will come from a Patexia member with either first-hand industry experience in the field or have an academic/research background covering the subject matter.

The following types of questions will be asked:

  • qualifying questions must be answered correctly in order for a user to be eligible for a prize
  • market consensus questions are the basis for the prize determination
  • survey questions are about your first-hand industry experience and/or academic/research background and will be used to evaluate your answers to the market consensus question

Please review the Contest Rules. For more information on how to submit to this Contest type, please read the Intro to Market Research page.

Qualifying Questions

  1. Who invented expandable tubulars?
  2. What are expandable tubulars used for?
  3. Who are the key players in the expandable tubular market?

Market Consensus Questions

  1. [$500] What is the share of expandable technology (e.g. liners, tubulars, etc.) used in cased holes and open hole solutions (vertical or horizontal) in North America?
  2. [$500] How big is the annual market for North American based companies, taking into account: revenues, systems completed, and a company’s annual budget spent on expandable related products?
  3. [$500] What is the share of the North American market between the different expandable products (e.g. liners, tubulars, etc.)?
  4. [$500] Which expandable products are the most popularly used or discussed?
  5. [$500] How are the products sold/invoiced (such as individually, in groups of services, within a product suite, etc.) and which products are sold within those categories?
  6. [$500] Are customers more sensitive to the price of the product or to the quality/reliability of the product?
  7. [$500] What is the impact from competitors in the market space (i.e. new entrants other than the top 4) in terms of ability to lower margins, push to differentiate product offerings, etc.?

Survey Questions

  1. General Comments
  2. How many hours did you spend on this contest?
  3. Can you provide us with more information regarding your qualifications (e.g. number of wells drilled, number of years on drilling site, other first-hand industry experience, etc.) to enter this contest?
  4. Can you provide us with more information regarding the resources and databases you used for this contest?
  5. How did you hear about this contest?
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Questions

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1Do you want to add your resume? You will be able to attach your resume to questions 2 - 13 as a reference. T/F
2Do you know who invented expandable tubulars? Please name them. T/F
3Do you know what expandable tubulars used for? Please describe. T/F
4Do you know who are the key players in the expandable tubular market? Please name them. T/F
5Do you know what is the share of expandable technology (e.g. liners, tubulars, etc.) used in cased holes and open hole solutions (vertical or horizontal) in North America? Please describe. 0
6Do you know how big is the annual market for North American based companies, taking into account: revenues, systems completed, and a company’s annual budget spent on expandable related products? Please describe. 0
7Do you know what is the share of the North American market between the different expandable products (e.g. liners, tubulars, etc.)? Please describe. 0
8Do you know which expandable products are the most popularly used or discussed? Please explain. 0
9Do you know how are the products sold/invoiced (such as individually, in groups of services, within a product suite, etc.) and which products are sold within those categories? Please describe. 0
10Do you know if customers are more sensitive to the price of the product or to the quality/reliability of the product? Please explain. 0
11Do you know what is the impact from competitors in the market space (i.e. new entrants other than the top 4) in terms of ability to lower margins, push to differentiate product offerings, etc.? Please describe. 0

Additional Notes

Market Research

This is a Market Research contest attempting to understand the expert consensus around a particular topic from people with either first hand knowledge or extensive research background in the field.

This contest will close on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 11:59 PM PST.

Please review the Contest Rules. For more information on how to submit to this Contest type, please read the Intro to Market Research page.