SD School of Mines gets software gift from Schlumberger

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSMT) has received software valued at $172 million as a gift from Schlumberger to strengthen the school’s energy resource initiative.
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Houston firms plan entrance into Bakken

A team of former Houston oil executives have started an upstream-focused oil and gas company that will focus on acquiring wells or acreage in the Bakken, Marcellus, Eagle Ford or Haynesville shale.
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Despite oil price, ConocoPhillips 2016 Bakken plans unchanged

ConocoPhillips will operate four drilling rigs in the Bakken next year. The oil major recently unveiled its operational and spending plans for 2016.
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UPDATE: Halliburton, Baker Hughes delay merger due to DOJ

Halliburton Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. today announced that they expect that their timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice will expire without reaching a settlement. The new merger date will be in 2016.
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Triangle maintains liquidity in low oil price environment

Triangle Petroleum. enhanced its liquidity and reduced leverage in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, despite facing the toughest oil price environment of any quarter in the company’s history.
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TPC Wire & Cable partners with German company

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. has announced a partnership with Pfisterer, a German manufacturer of medium and high voltage electrical equipment used in energy infrastructure located in harsh environments.
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Industry Events

2016 Ark-La-Tex Oilfield Expo

March 30-31, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Shreveport, Louisiana

2016 The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 25-27, 2016
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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