WorldOil ADNOC awards Baker Hughes two major contracts through its local partners Baker Hughes has been awarded two contracts from ADNOC this week for equipment and services across multiple upstream fields and projects in the United Arab Emirates. Leveraging oil and gas digitalization to emerge from the pandemic Following the pandemic, companies are adjusting operating philosophies to focus more on production optimization and maximize existing investments. This growing need has fueled interest in the latest digital offerings, especially for remote operations, visualization, Edge automation and artificial intelligence. Superior Energy Services launches RestoreCem self-healing cement system Superior Energy Services, a global leader in providing specialized oilfield services and equipment throughout the lifecycle of oil and gas wells, has launched its RestoreCem self-healing cement system to broaden its portfolio of products and enhance its service and support capabilities in the Middle East. Digital oilfield partnerships accelerate delivery of completions innovation Harnessing the digital oil field and building fit-for-purpose business analytics allows EandPs and service companies to navigate market forces, manage the energy transition, automate processes, contain costs, reduce carbon footprint, and deliver better wells in less time. Loss of IDCs and Percentage Depletion could cost Texas 120,000 direct upstream jobs, says Alliance As U.S. House Democrats inch closer to striking a deal on a massive Budget Reconciliation package with their counterparts in the Senate, it is important to note the potential implications for jobs in the upstream sector of the U.S. oil and gas industry. California’s Monterey county loses bid to restart oil drilling ban A coastal California county’s attempt to curb new oil and gas development suffered another blow when an appeals court upheld a ruling striking down a ban on new wells and hydraulic fracturing. Brunei Shell Petroleum Company and AccessESP successfully complete GoRigless ESP pilot project The GoRigless ESP System is a proprietary through-tubing deployment and slickline-retrieval technology for AccessESP high-performance permanent magnet motors and industry-standard ESP pumps. Halliburton And VoltaGrid enter multi-year contract with Aethon Energy for electric fracturing solution Halliburton Company and VoltaGrid LLC have entered into a multi-year contract with Aethon Energy to deploy an advanced, all-electric fracturing solution in the Haynesville Shale. Electric fracturing is catching on, but environmentalists are not impressed Low-carbon hydraulic fracturing is gaining traction across the U.S. But since it still extracts the very oil and gas that fossil-fuel critics want the world to stop consuming altogether, not everyone’s convinced. Schlumberger and AVEVA to advance digital solutions for oil and gas production operations Schlumberger and AVEVA announced an agreement to integrate edge, AI and cloud digital solutions to help operators optimize oil and gas production.