Update: SmartPad frac tech enters the Bakken, expands in Permian

Although it is currently deployed with fracking operators throughout North America, including six of the top 10 producers, these represent the first integrations of the platform in the Bakken region. In the Permian, Cold Bore is active in the play.

Foremark chemicals expands manufacturing to meet shale oil needs

Foremark Performance Chemicals has completed an expansion of its triazine manufacturing operations at its La Porte, Texas plant. The capacity increase reflects strong customer demand growth from shale oil and gas clients.

Wood Mack analysts debate: tight oil vs deepwater

Global consulting and research firm Wood Mackenzie shares its take on the question of which is more attractive to investors: tight oil or deepwater.

Layne Water Midstream expands contract in TX shale

Layne Water Midstream has expanded its role as a water midstream company working with Texas-based agencies. The Woodlands-based company announced this week that it will extend and add to its contract with the Texas General Land Office.

Stage Completions record Permian frack job: 6 days, 221 stages

Stage Completions Corp. has finished a record setting 221-stage completion, with the 5.5 inch Bowhead II Sliding Sleeve System in the Permian Basin.

Hess declares 2020 Bakken plans: $1.3B for drilling, completion

Hess Corp intends to run six drilling rigs in the Bakken shale play throughout 2020. In the Bakken, Hess will spend up to $1.375 billion to drill 170 new wells and bring another 175 new wells online this year.

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Industry Events

DUG Bakken & Rockies

February 18-19, 2020
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

DUG Permian Basin

April 6-8, 2020
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas

DUG Eagle Ford

September 9-11, 2020
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

Executive Oil Conference

November 3-4, 2020
Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion
Midland, Texas

DUG Midcontinent

November 19-21, 2020
Cox Convention Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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