Fewer Completions Sandbag Proppant Demand

Sand use per well rises, but fewer wells result in lower proppant demand. Sand pricing is down as much as 50% versus peak ceramics rapidly losing marketshare.

Operators Aim To Optimize Pad Drilling, Enhanced Completions

The drop in commodity prices is forcing operators to re-examine efficiency in drilling and completion.

Microseismic Sees A Growth Spurt

Wireline logging remains the most common method of downhole data acquisition.