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Schlumberger quarterly profits surge on activity gains, higher oil prices

Schlumberger reported an 88% increase in quarterly profit as rising crude oil prices encouraged North American operators to ramp up drilling.

Frontera reports commercial hydrocarbon shows at Georgian well

Frontera Resources set casing based on commercial hydrocarbon shows at its Dino-2 well in the Republic of Georgia, eastern Europe.

Rystad forecasts increased U.S. fracing capabilities by end 2018

Rystad said that pumping horsepower and sand supply are both tight in certain regions of the U.S. However, pumping horsepower and sand supply will see significant additions in the second half of 2018.

OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards: Offshore industry innovates despite muted activity

Offshore investments may still be slow to accelerate, but that hasn’t stopped companies from ramping up R&D efforts to create a safer, more efficient and more productive offshore industry.

Panoro Energy reports successful completion of first production well at Tortue

Panoro Energy has announced the successful drilling and completion of the first development well, DTM-2H, in Tortue field, within the Dussafu PSC, offshore Gabon.

Liberty Lift Solutions introduces customer portal

Liberty Lift Solutions, LLC, has introduced a new electronic portal allowing customers to track well expenditures for installation, service and inspection on their artificial lift equipment.

BNK announces IP of over 600 boed from SCOOP well

BNK Petroleum announce that its Glenn 16-2H well, in the SCOOP region of Oklahoma, averaged over 610 boed for the last eight days, while still producing back completion fluid.

BHGE CEO presents letter to shareholders

Baker Hughes, a GE company, released its first annual report today in its current corporate structure. What follows is the “Letter to Shareholders” from BHGE Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Simonelli.

Schlumberger introduces new perforating gun system

Schlumberger has introduced the Tempo instrumented docking perforating gun system at the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition. This combination of a plug-in gun design with real-time advanced downhole measurements enables and monitors the well’s dynamic underbalance to create clean perforations that boost reservoir productivity.

Lundin Norway successfully completes Luno II appraisal well

Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has successfully completed the Luno II appraisal well 16/4-11 in PL359 on the Utsira High, in the Norwegian North Sea.

C6 Technologies completes world's first application of innovative well intervention technology

C6 Technologies AS, the oilfield technology company specializing in the development of innovative solutions for well intervention and conveyance, today announces the successful completion of a world's first application of its ComTrac technology, in conjunction with its parent company, Archer.

SDX Energy completes, tests Sebou permit well

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that the SAH-2 well, on the Sebou permit (SDX 75% working interest) in Morocco has been completed and tested at a restricted rate on a 40/64-in. choke. The well achieved an average flowrate of conventional natural gas of 12.9 MMscfd, with a maximum flowrate during this test of 13.5 MMscfd.

BNK Petroleum reports successful frac stimulation at Oklahoma's Tishomingo field

BNK Petroleum Inc. has announced that the Company has finished the fracture stimulation of the Glenn 16-2H well in the Company’s Tishomingo field, in the SCOOP area of Oklahoma.

Texas Alliance contacts Trump regarding NAFTA negotiations, steel tariffs

The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers continues to monitor NAFTA trade negotiations and steel tariffs. It was just last month the TAEP Board passed a resolution asking the U.S. government to recognize the importance of oil and gas exports under NAFTA.

Dramatic changes to the supply of frac sand could lead to efficiency gains in the Permian basin

A major report from Energent, part of Westwood Global Energy Group, the energy market research consultancy, predicts dramatic changes to the frac sand supply chain to the Permian basin, the world’s most important oil growth region.

CERAWeek '18: Rick Perry says U.S. set to unleash American energy—and technology—around the world

America’s development of hydraulic fracturing technology has enabled a new wave of oil and gas abundance in the U.S., and according to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the country must focus on maximizing exports for this energy, as well as its technologies.

World’s largest riser support structure installed with unique EPCI solution

Mahesh Swaminathan, McDermott International, Inc.

The EPCI solution was just one of many engineering feats within the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, offshore Australia.

Water Management

Mark Patton, Hydrozonix

Recycling produced water cuts disposal costs

New Products and Services

Alex Endress, World Oil

Weatherford has developed a radio-frequency identification (RFID) cementing port collar that allows efficient cement placement, to help operators achieve a competent annular barrier in mature fields and narrow pressure-window environments.

Hexion completes Canadian proppant manufacturing plant expansion

The Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) of Hexion Inc. today announced the completion of its resin-coated proppant manufacturing plant expansion in Canada.