Artificial Lift

Completions , Artificial Lift , Logistics

Aquaterra Energy Secures Five-Year Riser Analysis Gig in Middle East

Combined with other recent project wins in the Middle East, Aquaterra Energy will now deliver an estimated £1 million ($US1.37 million) of riser analysis work over the five-year period.

April 15, 2021

Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift , Well Stimulation

ChampionX Adds Autonomous Control for Rod Lift Wells with New XSPOC 3.1 Software

This release provides a number of powerful updates to the XSPOC platform, including advancements in setpoint optimization for rod lift wells and AI-driven autonomous control to better optimize production assets with less resources and time.

April 15, 2021

Completions , Artificial Lift , Enhanced Oil Recovery

ChampionX Secures North Sea Non-Toxic Chemicals Deal

New non-toxic corrosion inhibitors economically extend asset lifecycles and deliver environmental gains.

April 8, 2021

Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift

Upwing Energy Achieves Carbon Neutral Certification

Innovative artificial lift technology will help oil and gas companies meet environmental and production goals.

February 26, 2021

People , Drilling , Completions , Artificial Lift

ChampionX Appoints Mohammed Al-Khalifa as First General Manager for Saudi Arabia

ChampionX has appointed Mohammed Al-Khalifa to the newly created role of general manager of Saudi Arabia to spearhead the region for further growth in 2021, the company said on Feb. 2.

February 2, 2021

Artificial Lift

Tenaris Introduces LaserShield Protective Coating for Sucker Rods Couplings

Tenaris has introduced its LaserShield protective coating for sucker rods couplings on Jan. 28.

January 29, 2021

Investment , Drilling , Artificial Lift , Subsea

Equinor to Invest $345 Million to Improve Recovery Rate at North Sea Field

Equinor and its license partners have decided to invest NOK 3 billion (US$345 million) in the North Sea Statfjord Øst field to improve recovery by 23 million barrels of oil equivalent, the company said on Dec. 22.

December 22, 2020

Artificial Lift

Weatherford Smart Rod-Lift Solution Redefines Production Strategy for 200-well Field

Weatherford International Plc revealed its smart rod-lift solution, comprised of production optimization software, automation, and skilled engineers, boosted uptime 42% and increased production 37% for 40 reciprocating rod-lift wells in Sumatra, Indonesia on Nov. 5.

November 6, 2020

Business , Artificial Lift , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Newly Independent Lufkin Industries Acquires Schlumberger’s Rod-lift Business

The divestiture of the rod-lift unit to Lufkin Industries follows several other asset sales made so far this year by Schlumberger as the oilfield services giant works to restructure itself into a leaner customer-aligned structure.

November 2, 2020

Exploration & Production , Artificial Lift

E&P Case Study: Inline Static Mixer Improves Chemical Results

The Tellerus inline static mixer cuts chemical costs by 40% to 80% and extends the life of protected equipment by, in some cases, more than a decade. 

September 22, 2020