Drilling , Completions

Innovation at Forefront of 2023 SPE HyFrac Conference

Engineers from different corporations gathered during the HFTC Plenary Session to discuss different approaches to fracking, including the benefits of fiber optics and geothermal fracking.

February 3, 2023

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions

Tech Over Trial-and-Error: Improving Near-Well Bore Completions

Drill2Frac’s FlowFX solution helps fine-tune completion designs by modeling parameters such as the number of perf clusters and length of stages.

January 27, 2023

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

Baker Hughes Listens Up (and Down): Acoustic Telemetry Aids Deepwater Completions

Bi-directional communications give operators more data about the downhole environment, allowing them to make better decisions in real-time.

January 6, 2023

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions

Solaris' Innovations Help Reduce Completions Downtime

Solaris’ new electrical blender has higher up time than its traditional counterparts, while a mobile bucket elevator speeds up the sand delivery process

January 4, 2023

Deepwater , Drilling , Completions , Subsea

First 20,000-psi Drillship Headed to GoM

Sembcorp Marine delivered 8th-gen ultra-deepwater drillship, which is expected to open up previously inaccessible resources, to Transocean subsidiary.

December 29, 2022

Shale Plays , Completions

Taking Care of Orphans: Diversified Eyes Growth, Innovation of P&A Services

As Diversified expands its P&A operations, the company anticipates exploring innovative approaches.

December 20, 2022

Deepwater , Completions

Halliburton Advances Downhole Completion Technology in Brazil

Halliburton plans to continue updating its Fuzion-EH downhole connector for implementation by Brazil’s Petrobras in 2023.

November 30, 2022

Unconventional , ESG , Completions

E-Frac ‘Better at Being a Neighbor’ than Traditional Systems

Changing capital cost models make e-frac systems within reach for more operators, according to Baker Hughes’ Steve Goldstein.

November 21, 2022

Shale Plays , Completions , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Gulf Coast Sand Acquires Shale Support Assets

The acquisition of Shale Support’s assets establishes Gulf Coast Sand as the largest independent, privately-owned aggregate company along the Gulf Coast, the company said.

August 26, 2022

Business , Exploration & Production , Completions

Comstock Resources Turns to Gas-powered Fracking to Help Offset Inflation

Comstock Resources reported it saved between $12,000 to $20,000 pre fracking stage since switching to natural gas-powered frac equipment.

August 9, 2022