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Weatherford, Equinor Extend Completions, Slot Recovery Agreement

Weatherford’s technology will provide Equinor with simplified downhole architecture, cost savings and remote monitoring.

E&P Highlights: May 28, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including production start up at a field using an innovative emissions reduction technology.

The ‘Necessary Evil’ of Four-mile Laterals

While extended length lateral wells can lead to massive profits, the risk might not always be worth it. At Hart Energy’s SUPER DUG, Diamondback Energy, SLB, NOV and others weighed the risk and rewards of drilling three- and four-mile laterals.

Avangrid to Upgrade Eversource’s Massachusetts Electric Grid

Avangrid will convert Eversource’s 115 kv line into a 345 kv line that will run from the Bourne Substation to the West Barnstable Substation in Massachusetts.

Blankenship, Regens: More Demand, More M&A, More Regs

In 2024, the oil and gas industry is dealing with higher interest rates, armed conflicts in Europe and the Middle East, rising material costs, a decrease in Tier 1 acreage and new policies and laws.

Wintershall Adopts Halliburton Landmark’s UEM Subsurface Tool

Wintershall Dea is looking to implement the Unified Ensemble Modeling solution in its drilling campaign at the Maria Field in the Norwegian Sea in 2025, allowing real-time static and dynamic data.

Quantum’s Wil VanLoh on Turning ESG into E$G

Wil VanLoh, founder and CEO of Quantum Energy Partners said private companies need to change their mindset on ESG because they’re building a product to sell to public companies — and may be missing out on cost savings.

Fear Not, the Robots Have Reached Oil and Gas

Wood’s Iris Edge and ENVision software provide a new and more accurate way to not only discover emissions leaks, but also manage them.

E&P Highlights: May 20, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including development of the Belinda Field in the North Sea to new contract awards and service company acquisitions. 

AI Highs: Corva Predictive Drilling Powers Oilfield Efficiency

The energy sector is buzzing with talk of artificial intelligence, and Corva is capitalizing on its ability to synthesize complex data to optimize drilling operations with predictive drilling software.