Completions

Digital Oilfield , Completions

Tech Trends (Week of Aug. 9, 2021)

This weekly section highlights the latest upstream technologies designed to improve efficiencies.

August 9, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Completions

Completions Advances: Protecting Personnel and Equipment in the Continually Evolving Oil Field

As companies strive to reduce completion times and well costs, new techniques such as simul-frac may be explored. Protecting people and equipment is paramount, and smart emergency nitrogen systems can safeguard both.

August 9, 2021

Completions , Well Stimulation

Hydraulic Fracturing: Catching up on FDIs

The industry continues its work on identifying and understanding fracture-driven interactions.

August 8, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Completions , Mergers

NexTier to Acquire Leading Permian Pressure Pumper Alamo in $268 Million Deal

NexTier Oilfield Solutions expects the addition of Alamo Pressure Pumping’s focus on the Midland Basin to establish NexTier as a leading completions provider in the Permian Basin.

August 5, 2021

Shale Plays , Completions

Academia and Industry Embrace Nuance in Fracturing

Improving operational efficiencies in hydraulic fracturing by moving to subtle understanding of fissures and proppant.

August 5, 2021

Shale Plays , Completions

Halliburton And VoltaGrid Electric Solution Reduces Emissions for Chesapeake Energy

Halliburton’s all-electric fracturing spread combined with VoltaGrid’s power generation system reduced emissions for Chesapeake by 32%.

August 4, 2021

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping , Well Stimulation

Shale Producers Talk Development Plans, ESG and Completion Designs

Leaders from Devon, Pioneer, Chevron and ConocoPhillips discuss the latest in unconventional development and how recent acquisitions have enabled greater efficiencies.

August 2, 2021

Energy Transition , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Completions

Tech Trends (Week of Aug. 2, 2021)

This weekly section highlights the latest upstream technologies designed to improve efficiencies.

August 2, 2021

Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Hydraulic Fracturing Pressure Pumping Roundtable: Powering Through

Pressure pumpers that survived a rough 2020 are in recovery mode, some say, as conditions improve with a continued efficiency drive toward a lower carbon world.

August 2, 2021

Deepwater , Completions

Wireline-deployed Milling Services Enlarge a Tubing Hanger in Deepwater Congo

A case study details how a company enlarged a hardened tubing hanger while also preserving its mechanical integrity. 

July 29, 2021