Exploration & Production , Completions

Unlocking Value In Well Designs

Improved optimization could enhance the returns sought by investors.

January 6, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations , Digital Oilfield , Completions

E&P Last Word: Antiquated Processes Are Slowing Down Well P&A

State regulators need to adopt mobile technologies to speed up the plugging and abandonment process.

December 31, 2019

Company Profiles , Unconventional , Drilling , Completions

Gulfport Sees Gains With ‘Aggressive’ Drilling, Completions In Scoop

Increased stage spacing and proppant loading plus use of 100-mesh sand have proven favorable for Gulfport in the Scoop.

December 9, 2019

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions

Shale Players Search For ‘Happy Median’ In Permian Basin, Eagle Ford

Longer laterals and wider spacing are among the trends being seen, expert says.

December 5, 2019

Executive Oil Conference , Drilling , Completions

Frac Sand: Playing Nice, Improving Permian Basin ‘Sandbox’

Using better technology, including frac sands, and working hand-in-hand with other operators makes Permian Basin operations more efficient.

December 1, 2019

Unconventional , Completions

3Q 2019 Completions Chart

Our Completions Chart looks at well completions in major North American unconventional plays by operator. The number of wells reported is sorted by play and by operator, and there is a tab that summarizes all plays by operators. 

November 26, 2019


'World’s First’ Digital Completions Tech Delivers Real-Time Results

Cold Bore’s SmartPAD completions system is first to deliver real-time, sensor-driven tracking of operations data with analytics, President Brett Chell says.

November 18, 2019

Exploration & Production , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Drilling , Completions , Lease Sales

Oklahoma Producers Still Standing

Leasing hot spots, improved drilling metrics and more reveal some silver lining in the cloud hanging over Midcontinent producers.

November 14, 2019

Completions , Pressure Pumping

Halliburton Releases New Imaging Technology To Identify Fracture Networks

Provides real-time data to enhance reservoir understanding and optimize completions.

November 12, 2019

Technology , Completions

A Clean Approach To Radioactive Waste Management In Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

Resin-coated proppant selectively sequesters radium downhole.

November 1, 2019