Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions

E&P Completions: Fine-tuning Perforations In Refractures

As production on unconventional wells declines, oil and gas operators are looking to revitalize assets through refracturing techniques rather than drill new wells.

February 18, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift

Ambyint Secures $15 Million To Expand AI-Powered Production Optimization

Ambyint, the leader in AI-powered production and artificial lift optimization, revealed on Feb. 4 a $15 million Series B funding round led by Cottonwood Venture Partners with additional investment from Mercury Fund and Ambyint’s management team.

February 4, 2020

Completions , Pressure Pumping

Cold Bore Closes SmartPAD Tech Deal With Two New Permian Fracking Operators

The contracts represent the latest in a growing number of SmartPAD installations with major operators across North American fields over the past 12 months.

January 30, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Frac Plug Evolution: Eliminating Mill-Out Times

The evolution of frac plugs has helped producers go to new lengths while reducing operational time and risk.

January 29, 2020

Exploration & Production , Emissions , Shale Plays , Completions

Electric Fracking To Help Shale Producers Earn Environmental Cred

A recent contract for Evolution Well Services to supply electric fracking services comes as shale drillers are increasingly setting higher environmental targets.

January 28, 2020

Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield , Completions

Frac Data Under Pressure: Flowback Goes Digital

Machine learning algorithms allow post-frac companies to develop automation capabilities to take action for abnormal conditions.

January 28, 2020

Drilling , Completions

Halliburton Wins D&C Contracts For Inpex’s Ichthys Development Project

Halliburton Co. has been awarded seven contracts for drilling and completion services for the next phase of field development of the INPEX-operated Ichthys project in the Browse Basin offshore northern Australia on Jan. 28.

January 28, 2020

Shale Plays , Completions , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Frac Shack Acquires Sand Separation Expert Sandtinel

Frac Shack’s acquisition of the Sandtinel sand separation system allows the company to expand and diversify its services to new and existing customers in the flowback and production industry.

January 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

E&P Completions And Production: Unlocking Value In Well Designs

Improved optimization could enhance the returns sought by oil and gas investors.

January 23, 2020


Top Bakken Producer Turns To Cold Bore SmartPAD To Digitize Completion Operations

Cold Bore Technology Inc., a leader in fracking completion optimization technology that secured its second round of funding by Rice Investment Group back in 2018, said Jan. 22 that one of the largest oil producers in North Dakota’s Bakken Formation has integrated the company’s proprietary SmartPAD technology.

January 22, 2020