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GEODynamics releases FracIQ Limited Entry Perforating System

GEODynamics, Inc.’s Engineered Perforating Solutions Division has completed extensive field testing of the latest addition to their family of plug-and-perf technology based products. The FracIQ Limited Entry Perforating System has been applied in over 1,000 frac stages since field testing commenced in April 2016.

First downhole X-ray diagnostic operation performed offshore Norway

On June 27, Visuray performed the first downhole X-ray diagnostic operation offshore Norway for Statoil.

Baker Hughes expands e-commerce portal

Baker Hughes has significantly expanded its ShopBakerHughes.com e-Commerce portal, which allows customers to purchase online the same products Baker Hughes uses in providing its oilfield services.

Weatherford deep-set safety valve achieves V1 rating

Weatherford International's new model WUDP-10 deep-set safety valve has been certified to V1 standards under the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification 14A.

Delmar uses rig anchor release acoustic tech on DP/moored capable rig

Delmar Systems has completed mooring operations and successfully installed Delmar OMNI-Max anchors with InterOcean’s proprietary Rig Anchor Releases (RARs) on each of the eight preset mooring lines on the semisubmersible MODU ENSCO 8503.

Blackhawk acquires surge reduction line from Allamon Tool Co., launches UltraSeal

Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC, has acquired the surge reduction business line of Allamon Tool Company and its related intellectual property.

Neos, Lockheed Martin develop new sensor to seek out oil, gas

Neos and Lockheed Martin are building a unique sensor, which is so advanced it could find a 10-m tall hill buried 1 km below the earth's surface.

Chet Morrison introduces waterless riser cleaning tool

Chet Morrison Contractors have released a new tool for cleaning drilling and production risers. MUDBUG is an air-actuated, self-propelled device that uses oscillating brushes to clean debris build-up inside risers, moving through the length of the riser and back out again.

Archer launches Point system for better well integrity

Archer has launched the Point system, a well integrity resource that combines Archer’s proactive and systematic approach to integrity management, with its experience in over 4,000 integrity-related deployments worldwide.

Baker Hughes service converts complex drilling data into actionable information

Baker Hughes has announced the commercial release of its WellLink Performance service, designed to help operators reduce invisible lost time (ILT) by transforming the complex data buried within legacy applications, drilling reporting systems and data streams into real-time information that is instantly accessible and actionable.

NOW Inc. completes power service acquisition

NOW Inc. announced today the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Power Service, Inc., Industrial Tool & Repair, Inc., d/b/a/ Power Service of Montana and Power Transportation LLC (collectively, “Power Service”).

Kinder Morgan to work with ABS Group for Elba Island LNG Project

ABSG Consulting Inc., a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc., has been contracted by Kinder Morgan, Inc. to develop a Maintenance and Integrity Program for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal at Elba Island (Elba LNG Project) near Savannah, Ga.

Shell selects Materia insulation system for deepwater Appomattox development

Materia, Inc., in conjunction with Aegion Corp., has been selected by Shell Offshore, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, to supply pipeline insulation materials for the Appomattox development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Diamond Offshore enters agreement with Trelleborg for new helical riser buoyancy design

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., and Trelleborg's offshore operation today announced a Joint Development Agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology, developed by Diamond Offshore.

GE Oil & Gas launches new subsea connector

GE Oil & Gas has completed the qualification of its upgraded 36kV high voltage wet mate connector.

What’s new in artificial lift?

Joe D. Woods, International Pinpoint; James F. Lea, PL Tech LLC; Herald W. Winkler, Texas Tech University

Part 2: In this second of two monthly reports, the authors highlight innovations in ESPs, PCPs, and gas lift systems, plus new developments in power, automation, control and monitoring systems.

Peak’s 5 ½-in. SIMULTRA Retrievable Bridge Plug receives V0 certification

Peak Well Systems, a specialist in the design and development of advanced downhole tools for well intervention, has reached another important milestone in the development program for its SIMULTRA range of retrievable bridge plugs.

Materia introduces new Proxima thermoset resin portfolio

Materia Inc., a leader in the development and manufacture of catalysts and advanced polymers, is pioneering the next generation of oil and gas solutions with Proxima thermoset resins.

Schlumberger acquires France-based Saltel Industries

Schlumberger has announced the acquisition of Saltel Industries, a France-based engineering, manufacturing and service company that offers expandable patches and steel packers technology for the oil and gas industry.

Saudi Aramco signs MOU with GE and Cividale for MENA manufacturing facility

Saudi Aramco has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GE and Cividale SpA of Italy to build the Middle East and North Africa’s first-of-its-kind forging and casting manufacturing facility that will serve the region’s maritime and energy industries.