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Hydraulic fracturing news

Shell sells Duvernay shale assets to Crescent Point Energy

The transaction includes the transfer of approximately 450 000 net acres in the Fox Creek (Kaybob) and Rocky Mountain House (Willesden Green) areas, along with related infrastructure, currently producing around 30 000 boe/d from more than 270 wells.


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.


Joined-up data

Francois Laborie, Cognite, US, considers how to optimise the fraccing value chain through open data in a low-priced oil market.


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.