Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil said on Aug. 12 its average hydrocarbon production excluding the West Qurna-2 project in Iraq rose by 2.8%, year-on-year, in the first half of the year, amounting to 2.352 million barrels per day.
Oil production, excluding the project, totaled 42.6 million tonnes for the half year, up 1.3% year-on-year.
The company also said its natural gas production was 17.4 billion cubic meters in January-June, 8% higher year-on-year.
NGL Energy Partners LP said Aug. 6 that it has signed a new long-term produced water transportation and disposal agreement with a leading independent producer operating in Eddy and Lea Counties within the Delaware Basin.
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U.S. hydraulic fracturing firm ProPetro Holding Corp. plans to run between seven to eight fleets this quarter, up from an average of four fleets in the second quarter, executives told investors on an earnings call on Aug. 5.