Products & Technology

November 14, 2017

Energy groups oppose proposed DOE grid resiliency rule

BY Patrick C. Miller Twelve energy organizations led by the Natural Gas Supply Association have submitted comments to FERC in opposition to DOE's proposed grid resiliency rule. They said the rule uses discriminatory pricing to support coal and nuclear power plants. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Exports create bullish market for shale oil

BY Staff Are the recent upswings in U.S. crude exports the trend of the future or a momentary blip on the radar? Greg Haas, director of integrated energy for Stratas Advisors in Houston, believes global exports are a prime market for U.S. shale oil producers. READ MORE

November 06, 2017

Premier acquires assets of International Sample Library

BY Premier Oilfield Laboratories Premier Sample Library, a subsidiary of Premier Oilfield Laboratories, has acquired the assets of the International Sample Library located in Midland, Texas. The library serves as a key resource for regional, national and international geologists. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

Newpark Resources buys Well Service Group for $75M

BY Newpark Resources Newpark Resources Inc. today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets, operations and employees of the Well Service Group Inc. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

To meet growing demand, C&J Energy buys shale cementing service

BY Luke GeiverThe demand for cementing services was outpacing C&J Energy Services available supply prior to its $132.5 million acquisition of O-Tex Holdings Inc. READ MORE

October 24, 2017

New energy indicator data from TX, OKC released

BY Staff The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has added a new data compilation section to its regional energy indicators report. New this month are charts showing the 3-month and 12-month change in rigs by county. READ MORE

October 23, 2017

University of North Dakota dedicates training, drilling labs

BY Patrick C. Miller Petroleum engineering students at the University of North Dakota now have access to some of the latest drilling simulation and virtual reality technology available for realistic training. Hess Corp. helped dedicate three new labs at the university. READ MORE

October 16, 2017

In Depth: Oilfield Transformation from Above

BY Patrick C. MillerSmall unmanned aircraft systems are already at work in the oil and gas industry, but major players in aviation are making plans for even more capable drones. READ MORE

October 10, 2017

Shale drilling-tech firm unites with Calgary, Houston distributor

BY Luke GeiverThe MudCube is expanding into U.S. shale markets. Cubility AS, a Norwegian-based technology developer and provider that has created a solids control solution to improve drilling efficiency, has signed with distributors in Calgary and Houston. READ MORE