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Shale producers drop rigs and add hedges

Despite a slowdown in the number of rigs being added in the shale basins, output targets will be met or exceeded as producers are adding to their hedged positions, according to ESAI Energy’s recently released North America Watch.

 
 

Unimin announces development of West Texas sand plant

The new facility will be capable of producing up to 5 million t of regional sand per year and will serve as another channel by which the company will service the evolving dynamics of the oil and gas industry.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Halliburton CT sleeve opens 32 months after installation

In the market of drilled and uncompleted (DUC) wells, there have been concerns about using frac sleeves in the completion design, then having them reliably open one, two, and almost three years later with repeatable success.