Products & Technology

August 12, 2019

Oilfield automation and measurement firm expands into new regions

BY Eagle Automation The acquisition strengthens Eagle’s capabilities in the Permian and MidCon while expanding the company into South and Central Texas. READ MORE

August 06, 2019

Lagoon, Continental agree to historic SCOOP/STACK water deal

BY Lagoon Water Solutions Lagoon, under the terms of the agreement, will be the first midstream company to provide recycled water for completion operations in Oklahoma. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Hexion, Black Mountain Sand partner on Permian shale resin

BY Hexion Inc. This unique partnership joins together one of the leading resin-coated proppant suppliers with the fastest-growing sand supplier in the world. Hexion’s Voyager resin-coating service unit will be strategically located at a Black Mountain Sand site. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

US DOE funding $40M to shale EOR research in Bakken, West Texas

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has selected five projects to receive approximately $39.9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Ag firm establishes oil produced water tech in Wyoming oil fields

BY Encore Green Environmental Conservation By-Design is a patent-pending methodology which re-purposes by-product water from oil wells, sometimes called ‘produced water,’ to be processed to match the needs of the surrounding soil and then applied to the ground. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Cimarex signs with AI analytics group for shale operations

BY OAG Analytics OAG Analytics, an expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence in the oil and gas industry, has announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Cimarex Energy Co. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

H&P explains trends in US shale drilling rig counts, utilization

BY Luke GeiverThe focus by U.S. shale producers on capital discipline is impacting the drilling sector. Helmerich & Payne Inc. updated investors on the effects of capital spending. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Japan power firm makes move into US shale gas, buys Sabine

BY Luke GeiverFor the first time, a Japanese company has acquired a U.S. shale gas producer. Osaka gas has agreed to a deal that will include 175,000 acres in the Haynesville shale gas play owned and operated by Sabine Oil and Gas. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Halliburton explains new vision for US shale

BY Luke GeiverHalliburton is deploying a new North American unconventional oil and gas operational playbook to maximize its fiscal results. As the energy service giant's clients change, Halliburton has adapted how it navigates the business of shale oil and gas. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Evolution Well Services signs new deal for electric frack fleet

BY Evolution Well Services Evolution Well Services has announced the execution of a 30-month agreement to provide dedicated electric hydraulic fracturing services for a leading onshore oil and gas producer. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Schlumberger leaders talk oil market, shale tech, North America

BY Luke GeiverDuring Schlumberger's second quarter conference call update to investors, the global energy services giant provided input on the macro environment for oil supply and demand, the North American land market and new tech. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Surge Energy uses Basic Energy to drill, frac record Permian well

BY Basic Energy Services Basic Energy Services Inc. has announced that one of its high-spec, 24-hour rig and equipment packages recently completed a record-setting Wolfcamp A well for Surge Energy US Holdings Co. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Bakken presenters explain why shale play is on cusp of new era

BY Luke GeiverThe Bakken shale play has gone through several phases, and now, thanks to the presenters and speakers at the 2019 Bakken Conference & Expo, stakeholders can a glimpse into the future of the Bakken. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Permian rise pushes Enterprise to add Houston Ship Channel volume

BY Enterprise Product Partners LP Enterprise Products Partners LP has announced three additional expansion projects that will increase the partnership's capacity to load liquefied petroleum gas, polymer grade propylene and crude oil. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Oilfield containment firm acquires TX water treatment service

BY Mustang Extreme Environmental Services Mustang Extreme Environmental Services has acquired Aria Rose Oilfield Solutions, a leading provider of in situ and on-the-fly water treatment services for in-ground and above-ground water storage and treatment facilities. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Bakken Conference set to bring new insight on tech, policy, plans

BY North American Shale Magazine The 2019 panel presentations will provide in-depth analysis and timely presentations from 30-plus speakers including a special session titled, “Innovation in Bakken Research: University- and Industry-Led Efforts to Solve Big Problems." READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Cimarron acquires oil recovery, emissions firm Hy-Bon

BY Cimarron Energy Inc. Cimarron Energy Inc. has acquired the Hy-Bon/EDI, an established market leader in vapor recovery and emissions control solutions for oil and natural gas applications. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

ProPetro continues expansion of electric frac fleets in Permian

BY Luke GeiverThe company announced this month that talks with two major clients, XTO Energy Inc. and Diamondback Energy, two of the largest Permian shale operators, have progressed and could lead to future deployment of ProPetro technology. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Drone report recognizes ND's SkySkopes for innovation in oil, gas

BY Luke GeiverSkySkopes, a drone service provider that has brought innovative optical gas imaging services to the Bakken for several service companies and operators trying to manage and maintain midstream assets in the Williston Basin, was nationally recognized. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Electric motor developer, US Well Services sign on for frac fleet

BY Luke GeiverA pioneer in electric-powered hydraulic fracturing technology is making its relationship with a electric motor developer official. U.S. Well Services Inc. has entered into an official agreement. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

Bakken Midstream gains ND investment, eyes shale gas development

BY Bakken Midstream Bakken Midstream, a developer of value-added natural gas infrastructure in North Dakota, has announced that the State of North Dakota has made an investment in the company. READ MORE

May 31, 2019

Exterran lands major water contract with Permian producer

BY Exterran Exterran, a global systems and process company offering solutions in the oil, gas, water and power markets, announces its Water Solutions business has secured a significant produced water treatment contract after a successful pilot test in 2018. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Stage Completions records 142-stage Permian shale well

BY Stage Completions The Bowhead II system runs a dissolvable ball on collet that activates sliding sleeves. The Bowhead II system has a constant ID through the wellbore that is cementable in place and allows for longer laterals, tighter spacing and higher pump rates. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Bakken midstream developer helps establish LNG site in Florida

BY Luke GeiverA Bakken-focused midstream and transload site provider has played a part in opening a small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Florida. Northstar Midstream, which owns and operates a crude gathering and transload site in western ND, helped. READ MORE

May 21, 2019

AI-powered shale software developer gains $15M investment

BY Luke GeiverArtificial intelligence software designed for the energy industry continues to gain investor attention. Tachyus, a production optimization software developer that first gained investor backing in 2014, just earned another $15 million. READ MORE

May 07, 2019

STACK shale gains new gas gathering system

BY Howard Energy Partners Howard Energy Partners has announced that it has executed an agreement with a major North American oil and gas producer to construct, own and operate a new natural gas gathering system located in the STACK play. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

In Depth: Meet the modern shale water company

BY Sponsored Content Hydrozonix, a Texas-based water specialist, has created a foothold in the Bakken and other basins by offering water consulting, technology and services that have been successful at treating more than 100 million barrels of water. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

Crusoe Energy developing flare mitigation tech to power big data

BY Luke GeiverDenver-based Crusoe Energy has found a home in the North American shale industry by converting flared gas to a power source for computer intensive data centers. READ MORE

April 23, 2019

Artificial intelligence firm gets second funding round for shale

BY Luke GeiverArtificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining favor across the oil patch. OAG Analytics, an AI-specialist focused on oil and gas, announced this week it has received a second round of strategic funding. READ MORE

April 22, 2019

Halliburton Q1 updates reveal complexity of US frac market

BY Luke GeiverThe hydraulic fracturing market across the North American shale scene is as complex as ever. Halliburton CEO Jeff Miller explained the changes, offerings and strategies the global energy service giant has experienced in the past years, and months. READ MORE