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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.



UK government ends support for fraccing

Ministers took the decision, which was announced on 2 November, on the basis of a report by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), which found that it is not currently possible to accurately predict the probability or magnitude of earthquakes linked to fracking operations.

 

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Produced Water Society elects new president

Prior to being elected president of the society, Lisa Henthorne served on its board for four years, contributing to the growth in technical programmes and member services.