Hydraulic Fracturing

June 11, 2024
The addition will mean Vista has two fracking crews and related equipment in operation. The company is aiming to raise production 55% to the equivalent of 85,000 bpd by the fourth quarter, and start production on 138 new oil wells by 2026 in an effort to reach 100,000 bpd.
May 13, 2024
Shale operators drilled more crude wells than they fracked in April, marking the first back-to-back increase in drilled-but-uncompleted projects since late 2022, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Monday.
April 29, 2024
The agreement includes the deployment of two FORCE electric hydraulic fracturing fleets, wireline, and pumpdown services on ExxonMobil’s Permian operations in the first half of 2024, with an option for a third FORCE fleet with wireline and pumpdown services to commence operations in early 2025.
April 25, 2024
TAG Oil Ltd. has successfully pumped all twelve planned stages of its multistage hydraulic frac on its BED4-T100 ("T100") well location in Egypt.
April 24, 2024
While production is at record levels, productivity per well in the Permian basin has declined 15% since 2020, due to factors like interference with underground pressure from extensive drilling. However, innovations like longer lateral wells and simultaneous fracking (simul-frac) are improving efficiency and lowering costs.
April 23, 2024
After better-than-expected production in 2023, the U.S. shale patch is now in the midst of slowing down amid dwindling inventory for top-tier drilling locations, weaker natural gas prices and industry consolidation.
April 15, 2024
Overall, U.S. shale-oil production is expected to be steady at about 9.86 MMbpd in May, below the record 10 MMbpd seen in December, according to the report. Production from the Permian basin hasn’t completely returned to the December high and is expected to be roughly 6.17 MMbpd next month.
March 14, 2024
Advanced AI is gaining a foothold in the oil field as drillers and producers are relentlessly focused on improving efficiency. While the technology is being tested around the globe, the U.S. is perhaps the most important spot to watch.

GD Energy products - From day one

August 01, 2023

WODD S6E5: Data Analytics and Engineered Solutions in Hydraulic Fracturing - Live at HFTC

May 05, 2023

WODD S6E6: A conversation with the President of Universal Pressure Pumping at HFTC

March 22, 2023

World Oil Meets VortexPrime

October 18, 2022

Automate your frac pad with TechnipFMC’s iComplete™ CyberFrac™

September 29, 2022
TechnipFMC’s iComplete™ CyberFrac™ system is a fully digital and automated platform for controlling equipment operations during hydraulic fracturing through app-based configurability. In this webcast, John Eden will explain how this system enables well site managers and their teams to follow approved procedures and establish sitewide operational awareness through the Digital Handshake™ while reducing manual errors. John will also be joined by Tara West and Kelly McFadgen from Marathon Oil Corporation to offer customer testimonial to how CyberFrac has provided versatility and flexibility to their frac pads and the improvement they have seen firsthand after implementing the system within their Bakken asset.

Extend your life of field with TechnipFMC’s integrated Produced Water Treatment solutions

August 18, 2022
TechnipFMC understands the challenges operators face with produced water and has formed technology alliances with Stauper and Filtra-Systems, to create complete and integrated Produced Water Treatment solutions. In this webcast we will show you how our high performing Produced Water Treatment solutions lead to enhanced oil recovery, meeting and exceeding environmental requirements, and create value by reducing total cost of ownership. Our technology alliance gives you access to the best available technologies, engineering and design; a combination that enables us to completely integrate produced water treatment systems and debottleneck existing operations, within the same footprint.

Transform Your Frac Fluid Delivery System: Case Study on Significantly Increasing Effective Pumping Time per Day

June 09, 2022
By introducing the ValveCommander automated control and advisory platform to zipper frac operations in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota, Enerplus Corporation increased effective pumping time per day by 20% across 42 wells. Not only does the ValveCommander platform from Cameron, a Schlumberger company, advance the efficiency of multiwell fracturing, but it also enhances numerous aspects of operational safety and sustainability. Join Terry Eichinger Vice-President, Drilling, Completions & Operations Support for Enerplus, and Joshua Frank, US Land Surface Productions Systems Business Manager for Schlumberger, as they take you through this real-life success story.

Megatrends in Alternative Power to Drilling & Fracking

May 12, 2022
When it comes to Oil & Gas Drilling & Fracking operations, no two are alike —and where every dollar counts— you don't want just a rental company. Learn how having a power engineering partner that can design alternative power for your projects can save you both time and money through the well's life cycle. During the webcast, we will be taking a deep dive into new technologies and products.

Catalyst: Intro to Vortex Prime

April 01, 2022

ShaleTech Hydraulic Fracturing Forum: Fall 2021

October 20, 2021
DiverterPlus, Stepan Oilfield Solutions
Far Field Diversion Strategies - Presented by DiverterPlus: Advances in far field diverter materials and deployment strategies have enabled more consistency and greater efficacy in controlling fracture geometry to optimize production and/or minimize cross-well communication during hydraulic fracturing treatments. Employing simple laboratory techniques to determine the proper material composition can greatly improve the performance and economics of far field diverter with minimal impact on operations, while yielding measurable production improvements. Flowback Aids Case Study Unearths Hidden Benefits - Presented by Stepan Oilfield Solutions: The use of flowback aids in hydraulic fracturing is not a new topic, but previous case studies have focused primarily on the resultant increased production. Stepan Oilfield Solutions is taking it one step further. Join us as we discuss the results of a recent set of field trials with Raney Energy and also look at the holistic costs and benefits of using Stepan’s PETROSTEP® ME-2 Flowback Aid.

Increase ROI When Moving Through Exploration into Field Development

August 31, 2021
In this webinar, industry experts Patrick Hayes and Dr. Sudiptya Banerjee will demonstrate the value of using chemical tracers as an essential technology throughout all phases of a reservoir E&P lifecycle with a focus on hydraulically stimulated wells. After outlining the different methods of tracer monitoring and guidelines for tracer selection, the webinar will explore the value proposition for using chemical tracer technology during and after exploration through a series of illustrative case histories. By the conclusion of this talk, attendees should understand how tracers can provide insight into their reservoir and production strategy.

Frac different with the digital capabilities of TechnipFMC’s iComplete™ ecosystem

May 19, 2021
iComplete™ is a fully integrated ecosystem that minimizes complexities using standardized equipment that can be set up for any unconventional well in the world. iComplete™ has 50 percent fewer components, 80 percent fewer connections, reduces OpEx costs by 30 percent, and drives further efficiencies through a digital interface, eliminating human intervention in the red zone. In this webcast, Graham Horn and John Eden will be sharing with the audience how TechnipFMC’s iComplete™ ecosystem is bringing the industry one step closer to a fully autonomous frac pad. This disruptive technology is increasing operation governance through reduced infrastructure, fewer personnel in the red zone and instance-based decision making – removing the manual process required to evaluate status and communicate, as well as the potential for human error.

Frac Challenges - reaching ESG targets and higher profitability

March 11, 2021
Today's modern fracturing fleets are expected to deliver the highest level of performance, productivity, efficiency and reliability. E&P's require a diversified fleet which can handle multiple pumping scenarios without having to change equipment or book separate specialized fleets, while also achieving emissions reduction targets driven by ESG goals/initiatives. CUDD Energy Services chose mtu’s 16V 4000 T95 3000HP Tier 4 engine for this reason. Legendary performance, efficiency and reliability – mtu’s experience in the industrial diesel engine market aims to deliver solutions that address service companies expanding needs and challenges in today's market. Join mtu and CUDD to discuss their Tier 4 fleet expansion and learn more about how a single fleet can cover any pumping scenario.
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