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

Shale Plays , Technology , Completions , Well Stimulation

A Comparison Of Proppant Crush Strengths

Permian Basin production rates are compared for Northern white and in-basin proppant types.

January 20, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions

E&P Technology Showcase: Headway In Hydraulic Fracturing

Innovators in the hydraulic fracturing space to highlight technological advances at upcoming SPE conference.

January 14, 2020

Shale Plays , Drilling , Completions , Pressure Pumping , Water Management

Anadarko Basin’s Wastewater, Frac Sand Woes

Oil and gas experts examine current practices to better mitigate water-related issues in the Anadarko Basin. Meanwhile, direct-sourcing sand gains ground.

January 14, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions , Water Management

Key Frac Ingredients Moving In Different Directions

The dialing in of optimal completion designs by operators is keeping sand and water providers busy right-sizing their logistical response.

January 13, 2020
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IndustryVoice: Maximizing Last Mile Performance While Lowering Delivered Cost

Frac efficiency gains are driving last mile operators to deliver more sand to the well head for less.

January 6, 2020

Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield , Completions

Data Under Pressure: Flowback Goes Digital

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

January 6, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Eliminating Mill-Out Times

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

January 6, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Plugs Evolving To Meet New Demands In The Field

Modern frac plugs have enabled the successful completion of extended-reach wells.

January 6, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Proppant Flowback Control Additive Leads To Improved Production

A liquid additive is helping wells in the Permian Basin outperform offset wells.

January 6, 2020