Hart Energy E&P Plus magazine January 2021 issue

E&P Plus - January 2021

In this month's cover story, E&P Plus uncovers what to expect in hydraulic fracturing trends this year and into the future, including the role of electric frac fleets, the emergence of simul-fracs and the state of the fully automated frac job. 

The Executive Q&A video features the new Weatherford CEO, and the Company Spotlight Q&A article is with the ChampionX CEO. 

In a special report coordinated in partnership with Enverus, an in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changers for 2021. 

Analysts from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East joined Hart Energy to discuss the 2021 oil and gas market outlook in an exclusive video roundtable.

In addition, the 2021 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Showcase features new products and services from nearly 40 companies. 

Cover Story

E&P Plus Cover Story: Charting a New Course

Frac innovations accelerate financial and environmental sustainability efforts for the North American shale industry.

By the Numbers

E&P Plus By the Numbers: US Shale

This infographic showcases the highs and lows of U.S. shale statistics.

Executive Q&A

E&P Plus Executive Q&A: New Weatherford CEO Shares His Plans for 2021

Girish Saligram, who was named CEO of Weatherford in September 2020, talks energy transition and developing mature fields.

Industry Pulse

E&P Plus Industry Pulse: Routes to Reduce Emissions from Oil and Gas Production

The quicker that governments incentivize the industry to adopt technology, the earlier the industry will take the technology down the cost-learning curve.

Analyst Corner

E&P Plus Analyst Corner: The Future of Work in Oil, Gas and Chemicals

With heightening employment cyclicality and layoffs challenging the industry’s reputation as a reliable employer, workforce and business transformation have become a strategic imperative.

Special Report

E&P Plus Special Report: US Shales Scorecard

An in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changer that could push each major North American shale basin into prosperity in 2021.

Digital Solutions

E&P Plus Digital Solutions: AI-powered Gas Leak Detection Technology Improves Workplace Safety

The new AI module provides pattern-finding automation for gas leak detection.


E&P Plus Completions: New Plug Designs Lower Costs

To create a more efficient cleanout operation—not eliminate cleanouts altogether—a dissolvable plug must be economical.

E&P Plus Drilling Automation: The Future of Remote Operations with Managed Pressure Drilling

Focusing on automation can remove operators from controlling the system.

E&P Plus Drilling Automation: Transforming Well Construction with Autonomous Directional Drilling

The well construction domain needs to transform and can do so by leveraging intelligent and autonomous systems.

E&P Plus Industry Perspective: What Can the US Learn from Europe in the Global Energy Transition?

Europe and the U.S. are often referred to as the Old World and the New World, respectively. In the case of the energy transition, the New World stands to learn from the Old, which took the plunge a bit earlier in the game.

E&P Plus Mature Fields: When Poor Integrity Leads to Blowout

A case study reviews well integrity in ageing assets and the remediation efforts required in the aftermath of a land-based well blowout in the Middle East.

E&P Plus Process & Interpretation: Providing Crucial Data Visibility

New software integrates engineering planning with geoscience data for optimal well path designs.

Last Word

E&P Plus Last Word: Why the Outlook for the OFS Sector is Down But Not Out

OFS companies will need to preserve capital and ride out the storm before they can expect to see an uptick in activity