Completions

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions , Pressure Pumping

ProPetro Estimates Frac Fleets in Permian Basin Slumps to 20

While a recent rebound in oil prices has some E&P companies restarting activity, ProPetro CEO Phillip Gobe warned current pricing remains unprofitable for service firms.

June 2, 2020

Drilling , Completions

Halliburton Launches Real-Time Wireless Depth Correlation System

The DynaTrac system takes static measurements to determine the position of the bottomhole assembly before and after setting the retrievable packer.

June 1, 2020

Exploration & Production , Completions

Preserving Today’s Oil Wells for Tomorrow’s Production

Pickling as part of the shut-in process can help extend the shelf life of a well.

June 1, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Completions

Cracking the Shale Code

The hard-learned lessons of the past decade can shape shale’s future.

June 1, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Completions , Subsea

Aker BP Contracts Optime’s New Remote Tubing Hanger Technology

Aker BP will be the first user of the new technology Optime Subsea has developed that removes umbilical controlled tubing hanger operations, the company said on May 29.

May 29, 2020

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions

Cold Bore Technology to Begin Beta Testing ‘Frac Action’ Software

Cold Bore Technology said its new Frac Action graphing software allows frac operators, for the first time, to overlay high resolution, real-time stage frac data onto that of multiple previous stages.

May 28, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

E&P Drilling Tech Spotlight: Enhancing Mud Cleaning for Better Wellbore Zonal Isolation

A new high-performance spacer fluid delivers success in mud removal and thermal stability downhole.

May 27, 2020

Completions

Well Integrity: Hydraulic Fracture Program Performance Assessments

The evolution of acoustic imaging has led to significant improvements in downhole imaging.

May 14, 2020

Completions

Maintaining Integrity: Cutting-edge Technologies Ensure Wellbore Stability

One of the most critical elements of the well design process is ensuring the wellbore’s stability throughout its entire life span, from drilling to completion to production all the way through to abandonment.

May 7, 2020

Completions

Reduce Capex by 20% or More Using Microproppants

Shale well production enhanced, decline rates reduced and EUR improved with high-compressive strength microproppant.

May 7, 2020