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Fortis Energy expands well services to Rocky Mountain region of North Dakota

Dec 9, 2013

Fortis Energy Services Inc. has expanded its area of operations to include the Williston Basin of North Dakota.

SCF Partners invests in Oil Patch Group

Nov 21, 2013

SCF Partners has made an investment in Houston-based Oil Patch Group Inc.

Rowan provides fleet contract status update

Oct 26, 2013

Rowan Companies plc has issued its monthly fleet status report, updated as of Oct. 24. 

Schlumberger releases new HD imaging-while-drilling service

Sep 30, 2013

Schlumberger has released the MicroScope* HD high-definition imaging-while-drilling service. The MicroScope HD service provides logging-while-drilling (LWD) imaging for reservoir description to enable detailed fracture characterization and completion optimization in conductive drilling fluids for all well types, including horizontal and highly deviated wells.

Meeting global demands

Sep 18, 2013

Increasing production from existing fields through EOR crucial to satisfying the world's energy needs

Tenaris to build new US seamless pipe mill in Texas

Sep 10, 2013

Tenaris has broken ground on its first US seamless pipe mill, which will be constructed near Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas.

Patterson-UTI updates on stock repurchase authorization

Sep 10, 2013

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. reports that, during the third quarter of 2013, the company repurchased 2,556,504 shares of its common stock at an average price of $19.90 per share.

Acteon completes Probe Oil Tools acquisition

Sep 10, 2013

Acteon today has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth, UK-based Probe Oil Tools Ltd.

Fagen acquires Pennsylvania site to better serve clients

Sep 6, 2013

Fagen Inc. is set to take possession of a multi-acre site in Houston, Pennsylvania, to provide equipment storage, tool storage and materials management for current and future projects in the buildout of the Utica/Appalachian Basin and Marcellus fields.

Oil States sells tubular services business for $600M

Sep 6, 2013

Oilfield services company Oil States International Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has sold Sooner Inc. and its subsidiaries to Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America Inc. for $600 million in aggregate cash consideration.

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Carnarvon to explore two permits in Barrow sub-basin

Jun 5, 2014

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. has been awarded two contiguous blocks on the eastern flank of the prolific oil producing Barrow sub-basin: Petroleum Exploration Permit EP-490 (bid block L11-6) and TP/27 (bid block T11-3) offshore Western Australia. Carnarvon is the operator and 100% working interest holder in these blocks, which cover a total area of 675 square miles (1,750 square kilometers).

Report predicts surge in world subsea expenditure

Jun 5, 2014

Global subsea hardware capex could total $117 billion between 2014 and 2018, according to Douglas-Westwood’s latest market forecast.

Hitachi Solutions Canada to unveil JV solution for oil and gas industry

Jun 4, 2014

Hitachi Solutions Canada, a global provider of industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX, will be launching an oil and gas joint venture solution using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

Primoris wins underground contract work valued at over $10 M

Jun 2, 2014

Primoris Services Corp. has received a new contract award from a midstream oil and gas customer. The new contract was secured by Sprint Pipeline Services, a division of Primoris Energy Services, a Primoris subsidiary and part of the East Construction Service segment.

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Alpha Crude Connector to conduct open season

Jun 2, 2014 Alpha Crude Connector LLC intends to conduct an open season for the Alpha Crude Connector pipeline, a new FERC-regulated crude oil transportation pipeline to be located in Lea and Eddy counties in ...

MicroSeismic names Foster as president and CEO

May 30, 2014

MicroSeismic Inc. has appointed Jeff Foster as the company’s president and CEO. Founder of the company and past CEO, Peter M. Duncan, will continue with MicroSeismic as co-chairman.

KMP to expand carbon-dioxide infrastructure

May 8, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP is set to invest $671 million to grow its carbon-dioxide infrastructure in southwestern Colorado and New Mexico.

TPC Group expands polyisobutylene capacity

May 1, 2014

TPC Group, a provider of C4 based products and services, has achieved a milestone in its comprehensive expansion program to increase polyisobutylene capacity.

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