Exclusives

OPEC, output deal, oil production, oil prices, Hart Energy, KeyBanc, Reuters, Andrew Fletcher, analyst, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Russia

OPEC Agrees To Stop The Bleeding At 32.5 MMbbl/d

The producing group will agree to concrete levels of production by each country at its next formal meeting in November, sources say.

Eagle Ford Frack Water Challenges To Parallel Price Recovery

An elevated amount of water used in the Eagle Ford could lead to logistical problems when oil prices increase.

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Lifting The Spirit: Big Tasks Await World’s First Single-Lift Vessel

The term ‘game changer’ is sometimes thrown around too easily, but it is completely deserved in the case of the giant vessel Pioneering Spirit.

Canadian Energy Research Institute, natural gas, LNG, production, Canada, Alberta, British Columbia

Destination Unknown: Uncertainty Clouds Natural Gas Outlook In Canada

​As natural gas producers work to improve wellhead economics, the timing of proposed LNG projects and declining U.S. exports could impact future production.

ABB, wireless, digital, oil

‘Great Crew Change’ Drives Producers Toward Modern Field Connectivity

The benefits of modern network connectivity in the field make for a better, safer and more productive operation.

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Sanchez, Chesapeake Drive Down Costs In Eagle Ford Shale

Longer laterals and debundling services are among the cost-saving and value-generating moves as E&Ps aim for higher returns amid lower commodity prices.

Statoil, Johan Sverdrup, cost, Norway, North Sea

Norwegian Shelf’s Diet Plan Is Paying Off

Evidence is increasingly emerging in Norway that its recent lean-and-mean approach is paying dividends, reducing previously prohibitive costs to economically viable levels.