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Schlumberger introduces intelligent wireline formation testing platform

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9/18/2019 PARIS – Schlumberger introduced the Ora intelligent wireline formation testing platform, leveraging a new architecture and metrology for enhanced performance, enabling dynamic reservoir characterization in all conditions, including where previously impossible. Schlumberger Ora The Ora platform is rated to 200° C (392° F) and 35,000 psi and includes a new focused radial probe, a Read More

Weatherford, Saudi Aramco sign five-year procurement deal

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9/18/2019 BAAR, SWITZERLAND – Weatherford has announced the signing of a five-year corporate procurement agreement with Saudi Aramco to deliver cementation, completions, liners, solid expandables and casing exit technologies. The agreement establishes a foundation for future collaboration between Weatherford and Saudi Aramco, built on the forefront of oilfield technology and unsurpassed value. Weatherford vice president, Read More

Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces Termination of Contract Award for Ca Rong Do Project

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HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced that the contract award between its subsidiary Dril-Quip Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. and Repsol for the supply of drilling Top Tensioned Riser (TTR) systems for the Ca Rong Do (CRD) project located offshore Vietnam has been terminated.  The contract was awarded in Read More

USGS estimates 53.8 Tcf of natural gas hydrates in Alaska’s North Slope

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9/11/2019 WASHINGTON – The Alaska North Slope contains an estimated 53.8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas hydrate resources, according to a new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey. This estimate is for the undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas resources stored within gas hydrate formations. “The USGS is committed to providing the most up-to-date, publicly Read More

Covia Closes the Sale of the Winchester and Western Railroad for $105 Million

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Covia (NYSE:CVIA), a leading provider of mineral-based and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, announced that effective today, it has closed on the sale of the Winchester and Western Railroad to an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. (“OmniTRAX”). Gross proceeds are $105 million in cash, subject Read More

Dril-Quip, Inc. Updates Transformation Efforts with Announcement of Forge Facilities Transaction

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HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced it has entered into agreements with AFGlobal Corporation, pursuant to which AFGlobal will lease Dril-Quip’s forge facilities and equipment located at its Houston manufacturing campus with the option to acquire those same assets. Effective October 1, 2019, AFGlobal’s industrial forging division will Read More

Offshore Europe 2019, Day 4: A new era of innovative thinking

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By Ian Lewis on 9/6/2019 ABERDEEN – The industry’s efforts to cut costs, reduce working times and improve efficiency have paid off handsomely over the last five years, making previously uneconomic fields viable and boosting the life and output of existing fields. The wealth of real-life case studies outlined at SPE Offshore Europe have highlighted Read More

Dolphin Drilling chooses Aberdeen as international headquarters

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9/6/2019 ABERDEEN – Dolphin Drilling, the global contractor with a rich North Sea history, announced it is establishing its international headquarters in Aberdeen. The move signals Dolphin Drilling’s commitment to the North Sea at a time of increasing optimism for the drilling industry, with the announcement of the Aberdeen headquarters at the existing Howe Moss Read More

Clariant opens dedicated oil and gas rapid-testing lab in Houston

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9/6/2019 HOUSTON – Clariant has opened its next High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) Laboratory in Houston, Texas, where the new facility will be the first of its kind supporting the oil & gas industry. This lab is part of a global Clariant initiative to expand HTE capabilities to North America, the Asia Pacific region, Latin America, Read More

NXT Energy Solutions Inc. Announces That Former Texaco Executive Frank C. Ingriselli Joins the Board of Directors

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CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (“NXT” or the “Company”) (TSX:SFD; OTC QB:NSFDF) today announced that Mr. Frank C. Ingriselli is joining its Board of Directors, effective September 4, 2019. With over 40 years of experience in the energy industry, Mr. Ingriselli is a seasoned leader and entrepreneur with Read More