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Shale Plays

Halliburton Launches Low Cost, Direct Fracture Monitoring Service

Halliburton Co. has introduced ExpressFiber, a single-use fiber optic cable that offers accurate, direct subsurface measurements, including cross-well communication, at a price point that enables fracture monitoring on every well pad, the company said on July 27.

July 28, 2021

Public Capital

ProPetro Promotes Sam Sledge to CEO in Leadership Transition

As Sam Sledge takes the helm as CEO at Midland, Texas-based ProPetro, he replaces Phillip Gobe, who had headed the company since the exit of its co-founder last year.

July 28, 2021

Digital Oilfield

Corva, NexTier Join Forces to Improve ESG Solutions

New technology partnership will optimize completions, reduce well costs and improve ESG performance.

July 27, 2021

Drilling

Digital Drilling: Taking Remote Solutions to the Next Level

In a landmark project, Baker Hughes delivered data management and insights across Saudi Aramco’s entire drilling fleet, making it the largest deployment in Baker Hughes’ history.

July 27, 2021

Digital Oilfield

Reveal Energy Services Enhances ORCHID Completions Evaluation Platform

Reveal Energy Services has released version 2021.2 of its ORCHID completions evaluation platform, which supports the interpretation and analysis of distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) data acquired from casing or dip-in fiber optics, the company said on July 26.

July 27, 2021

Reservoir Evaluation

AI and Ultralong Offsets Updating the Story of Utsira OBN

Earth Science Analytics and TGS have combined the power of machine learning and historical data with the modern Utsira OBN survey.

July 26, 2021

Technology

McDermott Selected for Chemical Plant Project

McDermott has won an engineering and procurement contract for what it states is the world's largest polyethylene integration project.

July 26, 2021

Drilling

Trying Something New: Using Exclusively Gyro Technology for Wellbore Surveys in Crowded Pad Drilling

In a case study, a solid-state GWD replaced MWD as a definitive surveying system while improving wellbore placement in Latin America.

July 26, 2021

Business

Better Together: Bring a Toolbox, Not Just a Screwdriver

The industry is saturated with terms like machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), which are expected to solve any problem that might arise. These are powerful tools, but in the same way a power drill cannot build a deck, ML or AI alone will not be enough to build a larger solution to deeper industry issues. Materials, blueprints and builders are still necessary.

July 23, 2021

Energy Transition

CGG, PGS to Develop Multiclient Data Collaboration for CO2 Storage

The companies will join forces to evaluate existing seismic data for carbon storage evaluation.

July 23, 2021