Drilling , Completions

Weatherford Inks Memorandum of Understanding with Safe Influx

Weatherford International Plc has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Safe Influx, the provider of automated well control technology, the company said on Sept. 23.

September 24, 2020

Business , Unconventional , Crude Oil , Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Will US Oil Production Ever Hit 13 Million Barrels Per Day Again?

Analysts discuss the outlook for the U.S. shale sector as it recovers from the latest downturn, awaiting higher global demand.

September 23, 2020

Business , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions

Report: US Fracking Services Won’t Recover to Pre-pandemic Levels until 2025

A recovery in demand for hydraulic fracturing services will be "slow and painful," says Thomas Jacob, vice president of shale research at Rysta Energy.

September 22, 2020

Drilling , Completions

Hunting Introduces Line of Consistent Hole-Shaped Charges

Titan Division of Hunting Energy Services, a subsidiary of Hunting PLC, the international energy services company, on Sept. 15 introduced its new EQUAfrac Limited consistent-hole shaped charges.

September 15, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Pressure Pumping , Well Stimulation , Water Management , Subsea

2020 Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation

An expert panel of judges has selected the top 25 industry projects that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of finding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.

September 9, 2020


E&P Completions: Reducing Flat Time in the Field

An offline cementing system saves an E&P company eight hours of cycle time and about $32,000 per well.

September 3, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Managing Negative Fracture Interactions with Far-Field Diverters and Liquid Chemical Tracers

The effectiveness of far-field diverters was evaluated by a Permian Basin operator using tracers.

September 1, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Completions

Automating Well Completions

A new system reduces stage-to-stage transition time from 45 minutes to less than 3 minutes while ensuring the safety of personnel.

September 1, 2020

Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Completions

E&P Tech: Leading the Way in Green Completions

The Sand Commander is the only sand extraction and water filtration system that provides an ESG solution for the sand, gas, oil and water components of a well completion.

August 31, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Analysts See Frac Crew, Activity Growth Ahead for US Shale Sector

Most of the growth over the next year or so is expected to come from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale along with notable growth this year from some gas plays, analysts say.

August 26, 2020