Current Headlines

  1. Petro Guardian LLC Promotes Michael Leblanc To Chief Compliance Executive, Expands Inspection Program

    (Petro Guardian), a leader in lightning and static protection for upstream oilfield assets, is expanding their inspection services program.

  2. Weatherford Completes Sale Of Kuwait Land Drilling Rigs

    Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) (the "Company" or "Weatherford") today announced it has completed the sale of its land drilling operations in Kuwait, including 12 drilling rigs to ADES International Holding Ltd. for $123 million in cash, and an additional $12 million in cash pending the delivery of two idle land drilling rigs in South Iraq.

  3. ExxonMobil Supports New Singapore Energy Center Partnership With US$10M Commitment

    ExxonMobil said recently that it will contribute US$10M over five years (S$14M) to become the first industry founding partner in a new Singapore Energy Center partnership led by the Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore and designed to advance next-generation technologies.

  4. Location Of Wastewater Disposal Drives U.S. Induced Seismicity

    The depth of the rock layer that serves as the disposal site for wastewater produced during unconventional oil extraction plays a significant role in whether that disposal triggers earthquakes in the U.S., according to a new study that takes a broad look at the issue.

  5. Trump May Relax Clean Water Rules

    The Trump administration may relax the rules preventing the oil and gas industry from discharging wastewater into rivers and streams.

  6. ConocoPhillips Announces Executive Leadership Retirement And Realignment

    ConocoPhillips recently announced the retirement of Al Hirshberg as executive vice president, Production, Drilling and Projects after more than 35 years of industry service, including eight years with ConocoPhillips.

  7. Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Expands Globally With New UAE Partnership

    Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc., a leading U.S. pollution abatement firm that specializes in the capture and control of hazardous VOC emissions, announced its new partnership recently with UAE company, Amerair International, to increase their global market presence.

  8. Wild Well Control Names New President

    Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company and the global leader in well control and engineering services, has named Bryan Ellis as president.

  9. New Report Highlights U.S. Natural Gas Industry’s Leadership In Protecting America’s Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattacks

    The American Petroleum Institute (API), the Natural Gas Council (NGC) and the wider membership the Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) – the official body representing the operators of natural gas and oil infrastructure to federal agencies involved in industry-related security – released a report recently titled, “Defense-in-Depth: Cybersecurity in the Natural Gas and Oil Industry.”

  10. Seismic Technologies Business Of Fairfield Geotechnologies To Be Acquired By Magseis

    Fairfield Geotechnologies (“Fairfield”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Magseis ASA (“Magseis”) whereby Magseis will acquire the Seismic Technologies business from Fairfield comprising data acquisition, nodal and system sale & rental activities, including all shares in Fairfield's wholly owned UK subsidiary WGP Group (jointly the "Business") (the “Transaction”).