Products & Technology

October 16, 2018

Big D expands oilfield services for Permian demand

BY The Big D Companies The Big D Companies have further expanded their range of oilfield services to include automated monitoring systems through the acquisition of Remote Monitoring Systems LLC. READ MORE

October 16, 2018

Nine Energy bolsters frack tech, acquires Magnum Oil Tools

BY Nine Energy Services Nine Energy Service Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Magnum Oil Tools International, a market-leading downhole technology provider. READ MORE

October 10, 2018

Oklahoma drill bit firm rebrands for shale expansion plans

BY Luke GeiverAfter acquiring a majority stake in Oklahoma-based drill bit provider PDC Logic, private equity firm Intervale Capital has brought in new leadership and instituted a rebranding effort. READ MORE

October 05, 2018

To meet demand for shale well cement, idled WV site restored

BY Luke GeiverA multi-million-dollar shale gas-linked modernization project has helped restore a West Virginia cement facility inactive for 10 years. LafargeHolcim, a global entity that provides cement and other materials, has brought back the site for shale gas. READ MORE

October 03, 2018

Calgary energy service now eyeing Powder River, Permian, Bakken

BY Luke GeiverA Calgary-based oil technology and pump provider is making plans to expand in the Powder River, Permian and Williston Basins. Divergent Energy Services provided an operational outlook this week detailing its vision. READ MORE

October 03, 2018

Clariant expands Permian oil lab to aid in production efficiency

BY Clariant Clariant’s newly enhanced Midland facility, with its advanced laboratory capabilities and logistics service enhancements are reflective of the importance Clariant attaches to the Permian Basin and North American oil production. READ MORE

October 01, 2018

Meridian group finalizes tech, designs for new Bakken refinery

BY Luke GeiverA proposed Bakken refinery is another step closer to turning Williston Basin-sourced hydrocarbons into diesel fuel. Meridian Energy Group Inc. will use Axens as the main technology provider for the 49,500 bpd facility. READ MORE

September 27, 2018

Scientific Drilling releases shale tech to drill wells faster

BY Scientific Drilling Designed to drill vertical, curve and lateral sections in a single run, the rugged HALO system consistently helps avoid costly trips and improves rates of penetration even in the harshest conditions. READ MORE

September 25, 2018

Graco’s automated tech driving major shale oil operations gains

BY Luke GeiverGraco Inc. has invested in bringing efficiencies to the shale fields by streamlining and automating a small, yet crucial aspect many of its clients have to deal with: lubrication of equipment. The company has created an automated system. READ MORE