Drilling , Completions

Halliburton Introduces Cerebro Force Drill Bit Sensor

In-bit sensors deliver performance measurements to maximize drilling efficiency and lower well construction costs.

August 5, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

E&P Completions: Expanding the Scope of Particulate Diversion

New materials and data tools are delivering solutions for new challenges across every segment of the industry.

August 3, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

E&P Completions: Improving Diverter Effectiveness through Lateral Characterization and Near-Wellbore Modeling

Adapting diverter designs on a stage-by-stage basis to account for variations in rock properties can vastly improve diversion effectiveness.

August 3, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

E&P Last Word: DUCs and Shut-ins—Cost Savings Today, Low Performance Tomorrow?

A study looks at the impact of DUCs and shut-in wells on future rates of oil and gas production. 

July 31, 2020

Exploration & Production , Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Shale Plays , Completions

E&P Shale Solutions: Back to the Basics in Determining Well Spacing

Reservoir characterization through production history matching can lead to significant increases in economic return.

July 17, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions , Logistics , Well Stimulation

OSIsoft, Tendeka Partner to Streamline Data Flow for Reservoir Monitoring

Tendeka, an independent global completions service company, said July 15 it has joined the OSIsoft EcoSphere, a collection of more than 300 industrial leaders that provide products, applications, and services for the PI system.

July 15, 2020

Drilling , Completions

Weatherford Inks Well Completion Contract with Iraqi Drilling Company

Weatherford International Plc has signed an 18-month contract with the Iraqi Drilling Co. (IDC) on July 13 to provide services and project management for the drilling and completion of twenty wells in the Al-Nasiriyah field in the Dhi Qar province in southern Iraq.

July 14, 2020

Restructurings , Shale Plays , Completions

Hi-Crush Becomes Latest Frac Sand Supplier to Enter Bankruptcy

Houston-based Hi-Crush entered into a restructuring support agreement with certain noteholders for a prearranged plan, which, if implemented, will result in the elimination of approximately $450 million of unsecured note debt.

July 13, 2020

Investment , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics , Well Stimulation

Energy Tech Ventures: The Digital Frontier

Capital investment in digital technologies is helping evolve the energy industry.

July 13, 2020


Weatherford Signs Four-Year Contract with Eni

Radio frequency identification-equipped downhole casing isolation valves aim to increase operational safety and reservoir performance.

July 9, 2020