Products & Technology

December 15, 2017

To keep up with shale demand, Keane orders new frack equipment

BY Keane Favorable conditions have continued to improve throughout the year, and robust 2018 capital budgets announced by producers in recent weeks have amplified and validated the growing demand for our services, which remains in excess of supply. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

Marcellus shale development doesn’t affect mortality rates

BY Staff A new report analyzing health data from six Pennsylvania counties with heavy gas development in the Marcellus shale play in a 10-year period shows that the development has had little or no impact on human health. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

Helmerich & Payne acquires Magnetic Variation Services

BY Helmerich & Payne Inc. Helmerich & Payne Inc. has acquired Magnetic Variation Services LLC (MagVAR), an industry leader in enhancing the accuracy of directional drilling and wellbore optimization. MagVAR provides measurement while drilling survey corrections. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

New industry partnership focuses on cutting emissions

BY Patrick C. Miller A newly formed oil and gas industry organization known as The Environmental Partnership aims to voluntarily reduce emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds through three performance programs. Twenty-six companies have already joined. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Natural gas becoming fuel of choice for electrical generation

BY Staff As aging coal and nuclear power plants are retired, natural gas from shale is increasingly becoming the fuel of choice for new electrical generation. Gas Power Engineering & Construction outlines the trends in a new white paper. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

Milestone opens second Permian oilfield waste facility

BY Milestone Environmental Services Milestone Environmental Services has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Texas to serve Permian customers in the Midland Basin. The new facility accepts drilling waste streams and some completion and production waste. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

Predator drilling acquires JB Hunt Drilling assets for Permian

BY Luke GeiverThe Canadian-based drilling contractor entered the Permian Basin drilling scene in September 2016 and now it has found a way to expand through acquisition. READ MORE

November 27, 2017

Eight companies commit to reducing methane emissions

BY ExxonMobil Eight major players in the oil and gas industry have signed an agreement to reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate internationally. BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall signed the agreement. READ MORE

November 20, 2017

UOP's cryogenic gas processing tech becomes popular in Permian

BY Luke GeiverNovember has been a productive month for technology provider UOP Russell and midstream companies serving the Permian Basin. Producers Midstream LP, based in Dallas, and EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, based in Midland, have each signed on. READ MORE