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Hydraulic fracturing


Halliburton launches intelligent fracturing system

SmartFleet gives operators real-time fracture control while pumping by integrating subsurface fracture measurements, live 3D visualisation, and real-time fracture commands.


NOV launches electric fracturing fleet

The Ideal electric frac fleet aims to reduce greenhouse gases and make a substantial impact on total cost of ownership for operators.

Rystad Energy: Permian leading US fraccing recovery

A Rystad Energy analysis shows that new operations are now set to rise to above 400 wells in July, and recovery will be especially evident in the Permian Basin, where activity has nearly tripled.

 

More Hydraulic fracturing news

Gardner Denver launches new fluid end

The VX Hydraulic Fracturing Pump Fluid End has been designed for use with GD-2500Q hydraulic fracturing pumps and comparable 8 in. stroke quintuplex power ends from other manufacturers.

Marathon Oil revises 2020 spending

The revised 2020 capital budget of US$1.3 billion or less includes the implementation of 2Q20 frac holidays in the Bakken and Eagle Ford.

Whiting Petroleum files for bankruptcy

The company has more than US$585 million of cash on its balance sheet and will continue to operate its business in the normal course without material disruption to its vendors, partners or employees.

Schlumberger cuts spending by 30%

The oilfield services company is anticipating a rapid reduction in active drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity.