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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.



 

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.


More Hydraulic fracturing news

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.