Eagle Ford operators and service providers are adjusting well spacing and asset approaches to better guard against frac hits.
British shale gas explorer Cuadrilla said on Sept. 30 it would start flow testing at its second horizontal shale gas well at its site in northwest England in a few weeks, which will enable it to assess how much gas could be available.
New data science partnership brings together leaders in rock characterization for hydraulic fracturing design and real-time completion analysis, offering operators an advanced solution for maximizing frac performance and ultimate oil and gas recovery.
Well stimulation firms are experiencing economic headwinds despite completing more stages at higher pump rates for customers as pricing softens and frack equipment stacks out.
The technology, called electric fracking and powered by natural gas from EOG’s own wells instead of costly diesel fuel, shows how shale producers keep finding new ways to cut costs in the face of pressures to improve their returns.
Hicor Technologies has changed its name to Reach Production Solutions, the company said on Sept. 9.
Oilfield services provider Patterson-UTI on Sept. 3 said it had no plans to invest in electric hydraulic fracturing fleets, pointing to the high cost of building equipment and the oversupplied pressure pumping market.
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Analysts with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. noted the sale of Quintana’s legacy conventional pressure pumping operations was a small deal but that it also highlighted a “prodigious valuation upside.”
Certarus Ltd. has entered into a flare gas capture and compressed natural gas supply agreement on Aug. 19 with a multinational American energy supermajor to service its electric hydraulic fracturing operations in the Delaware and Midland basins.