WorldOil Fast and lean: How North Sea oil is learning from American shale The U.S. oil boom changed the petroleum industry forever. Now its philosophy is being adopted by conventional producers in the North Sea. U.S. DUC shale backlog declines, except in Permian basin The backlog of DUCs in major U.S. shale plays fell for a fourth straight month, the longest stretch of declines since 2016. Total EandP Congo successfully deploys world’s first cementless completion Welltec has announced the first deployment of a truly cementless completion in the Republic of Congo during the second quarter of 2019. Colorado and New Mexico officials rescind the welcome mat for oil and gas Elected officials are doing their best to kill off the golden goose in two states that have benefitted mightily from the shale revolution. What’s going on down there? Use of electromagnetic monitoring to image unconventional wells in shales can identify problems with well isolation and frac design. Expro enters multi-billion-dollar market with technology acquisition International oilfield services company Expro has acquired 100% of the equity of technology company Quality Intervention AS (QI). Oilfield service industry fighting for life in a world of cheap oil For the oilfield services industry, it’s no longer about merely navigating a downturn. It’s now about survival. SM Energy raises production guidance, provides new well results SM Energy Company has announced that second-quarter 2019 production is exceeding expectations and the Company is raising guidance for second quarter and full year production volumes by 0.4 MMboe, at the mid-point, due to better than expected well performance and completion timing. SPE Offshore Europe 2019: Breakthrough to Excellence – Our license to operate Recognized by professionals in the upstream industry’s offshore sector as Europe’s leading EandP event, the SPE Offshore Europe (OE) Conference and Exhibition is gearing up for another year in Aberdeen, Scotland. SPE Offshore Europe 2019 awaits you! The SPE Offshore Europe 2019 conference and exhibition is fast approaching.