Turkey and Italy are the last buyers of Iranian crude outside China, India and the Middle East, according to tanker data and an industry source, the latest sign that shipments are taking a major hit from looming U.S. sanctions.

An analysis predicts costs to climb as core areas mature.

Enhanced completion designs and improved economics draw investments to the D-J Basin.

A&D Strategies and Opportunities, Patrick Oenbring, oil, East Texas Eagle Ford, Eagle Ford, shale, completions, Gen 3, Hawkwood Energy,

The East Texas Eagle Ford player is adding value through completion optimization as it dives into a refracturing program and evaluates Austin Chalk opportunities.

An operator controls proppant flowback by utilizing a new liquid additive.

A subsea CT scanning system enables operators to overcome inspection challenges.

Modularized production systems streamline field installations.

A proppant silo system increases efficiency and storage capacity.

QEP Resources, tank-style, completion, development, Permian, Midland, Charles Stanley, EnerCom

Reduced risk of well-to-well interference, optimized rock stimulation and maximized efficiency and utilization of surface equipment and crews were cited as benefits.

Halliburton, Prodigi, Prodigi AB, Scott Gale, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, frac, efficiency, push-button, Primexx, Sam Blatt, Permian, Delaware

The oilfield service company has introduced a service that combines data analysis with equipment operations using algorithmic controls in an effort to improve well performance.

Technologies are streamlining frack sand logistics with shorter wait times, reduced costs and smaller pad footprints.

drilled but uncompleted wells, DUC, Permian Basin, completion, Rystad Energy, Artem Abramov, ShaleWellCube, Energy Information Administration, Noble Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources, oil and gas, shale

Pipeline constraints are pushing the number of drilled but uncompleted wells higher in the Permian Basin.