Featured Articles ///

Activity outside the U.S. to grow at moderate pace

Staff, World Oil

Rising oil supplies and falling prices in second-half 2018 constrained global drilling, but activity should post a measured gain in 2019. Virtually all the global oil production increase is due to U.S. shale activity.

U.S. set for measured increase despite DUC build-up

Craig Fleming, Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Over the last 12 months, the global upstream industry has featured rising oil and gas production; volatile, unpredictable oil prices, as evidenced in the last three months; and in the U.S., slowly-but-steadily rising drilling activity.

RSS design aimed at a growing scope of directional drilling demands

John Clegg, Weatherford

A novel rotary steerable system addresses maintenance, downhole motors, and hole geometry in a new light.

Closing the loop on water treatment

Dr. Clay Maugans, Select Energy Services

There are numerous approaches to treating and recycling water in the oil field, with no single approach always being the right answer.

Featured Columns ///

Executive viewpoint

John Tintera

The Great Water Hope: The future of oilfield produced water

Drilling advances

Jim Redden

Is your top drive healthy?

Industry at a Glance ///

U.S. Rotary Drilling Rigs
International Rotary Drilling Rigs

Data courtesy of Baker Hughes.

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