Drilling , Completions , Logistics

Tech Trends (Week of Oct. 25, 2021)

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

October 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

E&P Case Study: Drilling and Logging Platform Proves Successful in Middle East

A new platform provides accurate and comprehensive reservoir evaluation as well as safe, efficient and fast drilling, plus a predictability that helps minimize flat time and maximize value.

October 25, 2021

Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping , Mergers

Privately Held ProFrac to Buy FTS International for $407.5 million in Cash

FTS International said the all-cash transaction with ProFrac will create one of the largest completions focused service companies in the U.S. oil and gas industry.

October 22, 2021

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics

Clariant Opens State-of-the-art Eagle Ford Technology Center

Investment in the new Eagle Ford site will enhance local innovation and industry sustainability efforts in the dynamic North American market.

October 19, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Pressure Pumping , Well Stimulation , Water Management , Subsea

E&P's 2021 'Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation' Winning Technologies

An expert panel of judges has selected the top 20 upstream oil and gas industry projects and technologies that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of finding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.

October 19, 2021

Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Halliburton to Deploy All-electric Frac Solution for Haynesville Shale Producer Aethon

The solution combines Halliburton’s all-electric fracturing spread, featuring the Zeus 5,000 horsepower electric pumping unit, with VoltaGrid’s power generation system to offer increased reliability and real-time emissions tracking.

October 12, 2021

Field Development , Shale Plays , Drilling , Completions

PDC Energy Receives First Approved Permit under New Rulemaking for Weld County Wellpad

PDC Energy Inc. has received approval from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) for its Spinney Oil and Gas Development Plan (OGDP) permit application, the company said on Oct. 6.

October 7, 2021

Completions , Well Stimulation

Optimizing Hydraulic Fracture Completion Designs through Fiber-optic Sensing

A retrievable fiber-optic well logging service visualizes entire well dynamics in real time much more rapidly than conventional technologies, reducing deferred production.

October 4, 2021

Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics

Schlumberger, AVEVA Partner to Advance Digital Solutions for Production Operations

Industry leaders to integrate AVEVA PI System with Agora edge technologies and cloud-based production solutions enabled by the DELFI environment from Schlumberger.

September 30, 2021

Shale Plays , Drilling , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Liberty Achieves 24 Hours of Continuous Pumping Time in Permian Basin

By delivering a full 1,440 minutes of pumping time with zero non-productive time, Liberty crews were able to attain the premier goal of Liberty’s Operation 1440.

September 28, 2021