Exclusives

Companies embrace prescriptive analytics to improve production.

The focus comes as oil and gas operators venture into new frontiers and go deeper into mature ones.

Experts talk about the sector’s past, present and future.

The country plans to offer shallow-water blocks in addition to deepwater and unconventional blocks.

The unconventional revolution is making a big impact, bringing benefits along with concerns. 

Deepwater International

The emerging Paleogene play in the US Gulf of Mexico continues to offer increasing encouragement for major deepwater discoveries, with Chevron confirming a significant find.

Shell's CEO Ben van Beurden says, "there is a lot more to do" in its North American deepwater sectors. 

Exploration

EOG Resources Inc. has divested all of its assets in Manitoba and certain assets in Alberta in two separate transactions.

Production

Operators in North American shale plays are using more than 5 MMlbs of frack sand per well.

Enhanced completions are migrating to shale plays across parts of North America.

The NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas project aims to turn waste into revenue using technology.

Technology

McAda Fluids Heating Services and McAda Drilling Fluids broke ground on a new 10-acre facility near Fort Lupton, Colo.

​Halliburton’s board of directors has appointed Mark McCollum, executive vice president and CFO, to the new role of executive vice president and chief integration officer, the company said in a news release.

Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has entered an agreement in principle with Alfa S.A.B. de C.V. (ALFA) to form a joint venture (JV) company in Mexico on a 50/50 basis, according to a news release.

InterMoor has successfully installed and hooked up a permanent mooring system for the Delta House field FPS in the GoM.

MDU Resources Group Inc. has named Jason L. Vollmer to the position of treasurer and director of cash and risk management.