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Wood Mackenzie on BP exiting China shale gas

In the same week that Shell agreed to explore for shale oil in China, BP is reported to be exiting its two Sichuan basin shale gas blocks. Wood Mackenzie eastern Asia upstream research analyst, Xianhui Zhang, provides commentary.


BHGE introduces lightest, non-composite conventional frac plug

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has announced the introduction of its MILLITE™ lightweight frac plug, which mills out more smoothly and cleans up better than other conventional frac plugs, cutting costs and helping customers achieve first oil faster.