Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta.
The company on Thursday completed the evacuation of all 240 personnel at its Pelican Lake and Woodenhouse operations, it said in a statement.
Range Resources revealed another royalty sale on Oct. 21 that brings total asset sales by the Appalachia shale producer to more than $1 billion.
Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co. reported a 32% slump in quarterly profit on Oct. 21, hit by a slowdown in shale drilling in North America, its biggest market.
McDermott International said Oct. 21 it has entered into an agreement with certain of its secured lenders under which the company will have access to up to $1.7 billion of additional financing.