Drillers put rigs in U.S. oil fields back to work for the first time since December, driving down crude futures on speculation that an unprecedented retreat from the country’s prolific shale formations is ending.
ION Geophysical Corporation has launched the first phase of MexicoSPAN, encompassing more than 22,000 km of deep-imaged 2D seismic data.
The Research Council of Norway has through the “Petromaks 2” program has awarded 4Subsea funding for a research initiative on corrosion in flexible pipes.
BP’s $18.7 billion U.S. legal settlement is being cheered by investors and analysts as it ends five years of financial uncertainty. It also makes the British oil producer a more attractive takeover target.
After several years of technology development, construction and testing the first subsea wet gas compressor in the world is now installed at the Statoil's Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea.
Conductor Installation Services (CIS) has completed a subsea piling operation for Subsea 7 in the UK North Sea.
Resilient play takes a licking, but keeps on pumping crude
Despite the importance of density and viscosity, they are notoriously difficult to measure under the extreme conditions found in the oil and gas industry. Resonant fluid property sensors are pushing back the limits of measurements thought to be possible only with laboratory-grade instruments.
Shale well refracturing activity will increase steadily, as companies optimize the process.
Drilling, LNG prospects face stiff headwinds
The North Sea’s Troll field, 80 km northwest of Bergen, is Norway’s largest gas reservoir.
Private equity’s role in today’s E&P business
Data courtesy of Baker Hughes.
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Over the last two years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of gas divestments taking place in Canada’s oil and gas sector.
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