WorldOil Halliburton launches real-time wireless depth correlation system Halliburton introduced the DynaTrac Real-Time Wireless Depth Correlation System, a new technology that reduces uncertainty and saves rig-time by enabling operators to accurately position packers, perforating guns and the bottom-hole assembly without running wireline or moving the work string. Santos names Weatherford ‘Contractor of the Year’ Brett Darley, Executive Vice President, Offshore, Santos, commented, “Weatherford provided a solution that enabled Santos to execute a safe, efficient tubular running operation with hands-free technology. Safety is extremely important at Santos and Weatherford delivered an outcome with zero incidents and zero near-misses.” Weatherford Vero automated connection integrity successfully completes 100 runs Weatherford's automated connection integrity system has successfully completed 100 runs and 33,000 tubular connections in operations worldwide. Daily Brief podcast: The impact of oil prices and politics on oilfield service companies Kurt and Cameron talk about how oil prices, state and federal politics are impacting oilfield service companies, and how positions taken today will affect a market recovery. World Oil analysis: Texas Railroad commissioners face difficult decision on prorationing The three Railroad commissioners are faced with what may be the major decision of their professional lives—whether to prorate or not. And, in tandem, the fate of many industry companies and individuals’ jobs could be hanging in the balance. Oilfield service companies feeling the strain of shale’s collapse No one is feeling the pain of an oil collapse more than the shale producers. Except, perhaps, their suppliers. Equinor halts U.S. land activities as part of $3B cost-reduction plan Equinor says the company can be organic cash flow neutral before capital distribution in 2020 with an average oil price around $25/bbl for the remaining part of the year. Tendeka lands four-year zonal isolation contract in Malaysia Tendeka has secured a four-year contract to supply its zonal isolation technologies across a leading operator’s Malaysian assets. Aker BP taps Tendeka for sand-face completion program offshore Norway Tendeka has received a Letter of Intent for a multi-million-pound contract to supply sand-face completion equipment to Aker BP’s Norwegian assets. GEODynamics introduces new firing solution for high speed frac completions A complete firing solution using the latest technology in switch design and flexibility, integrated with one of the most advanced and intuitive shooting panel and surface testers on the market.