Business , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Analyst: Shale Service Providers to Bear Brunt of Oil Market Crash

The U.S. shale market will carry the biggest burden of budget cuts in the oilfield service market, says a Rystad Energy analyst.

March 31, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions , Water Management , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Midstream

Water Midstream Consolidation Trends Likely to Continue

With returns in question, oil and gas operators look to divest cost-prohibitive operations.

March 30, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions

Completion Technology: The Art Of Diversion

From increasing unconventional oil and gas reservoir access to fortifying well defenses, the time of diverters has arrived.

March 6, 2020

Unconventional , Conventional , Drilling , Completions

Acoustic Imaging Tool Provides 360-degree Downhole View

The approach leverages sound waves to give operators eyes inside their wellbores.

February 24, 2020

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