Products & Technology

April 26, 2017

Diverter distributors explain shale industry trend

BY Staff This week's question and answer piece stems from an upcoming feature story soon to be released regarding a major industry trend on the use of diverters for well completions. We spoke with two developers and distributors who serve oil and gas clients. READ MORE

April 26, 2017

American Power Group sees large quarterly revenue increase

BY Patrick C. Miller Increased oil and gas activity in the U.S. and Canada has been good for American Power Group, which is expecting a significant revenue increase in its quarterly report. The company's natural gas conversion system is one reason for the resurgence. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

MIT water tech team proves worth in Permian, Marcellus

BY Luke GeiverAn MIT spin-off company has found its footing in the oil and gas industry with its evaporation-based approach to wastewater treatment. The system has now been deployed in the Permian and Marcellus. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

Oilfield giant focuses on data-infused tech for better recovery

BY Staff One of the largest shale service providers in the world is focused on improving its use of data to help its producer clients continue their efforts in places like the Bakken, Permian or Eagle Ford. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

SkyX builds drones for pipeline inspection, mapping, surveillance

BY Patrick C. Miller SkyX, a Canadian company, is offering a new drone solution to the oil and gas industry. It's SkyOne vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was designed with pipeline inspections in mind. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

Schlumberger CEO addresses key needs of oil and gas industry

BY Staff During a conference address last month, Paal Kibsgaard, Schlumberger chairman and CEO, expressed concern that production and reserves are not keeping pace with depletion rates. He said this indicates a need for greater E&P spending. READ MORE

March 29, 2017

Trump approves Keystone XL, rolls back environmental regulation

BY Patrick C. Miller In the past week, President Donald Trump has delivered on his campaign promises by approving the Keystone XL Pipeline and rolling back Obama administration regulations, orders and policies designed to combat climate change. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Trican, Canyon merge to create Canada’s largest frack fleet

BY Luke GeiverLarger frack jobs and increased sand volumes is maxing out the current frack fleets of both Trican and Canyon. Through the merger, the two firms will be more efficient and set-up for growth as activity in Canada continues to increase. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Researchers’ new model provides insights into improved fracking

BY Patrick C. Miller Research from China indicates that there may be a more accurate way to predict the effects of hydraulic fracturing in rock formations. The results of the study were published this week in an applied physics journal. READ MORE