Oilfield Services

Schlumberger CEO Calls on Oil, Gas Industry to ‘Engineer and Innovate’ from Downturn

Schlumberger CEO Calls on Oil, Gas Industry to ‘Engineer and Innovate’ from Downturn

The oil and natural gas industry may be going through one of its most challenging periods in modern history from diminished global demand and an uncertain future, but Schlumberger Ltd. CEO Olivier Le Peuch said Friday it’s more than up to the task. During a Friday conference call to share second quarter results, the chief…

July 24, 2020
Patterson-UTI Sees U.S. Rig Count Stabilizing, Fracturing ‘Bump’ as Lower 48 Drilling Improves

Patterson-UTI Sees U.S. Rig Count Stabilizing, Fracturing ‘Bump’ as Lower 48 Drilling Improves

Houston-based Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. CEO Andy Hendricks on Thursday credited solid relationships with its exploration customers and “top tier performance” as Covid-19 decimated demand in helping to stem losses during the second quarter. The contract drilling specialist saw its earnings and revenue tumble, but shuttering facilities, laying off crews and stacking equipment improved the bottom…

July 23, 2020
U.S. Rig Decline Said Near Bottom, with ‘Slow, Methodical Recovery’ to Year’s End

U.S. Rig Decline Said Near Bottom, with ‘Slow, Methodical Recovery’ to Year’s End

The decline in the U.S. oil and natural gas rig count may be close to a bottom, and the current commodity strip could allow activity to grind higher, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. Analysts Praveen Narra and Kirk Presley Sr. in a note to clients said most of the pain of the downturn…

July 14, 2020
EnerCorp Merging with Pro Oil to Build OFS Business in Lower 48

EnerCorp Merging with Pro Oil to Build OFS Business in Lower 48

EnerCorp Engineered Solutions said Monday it is merging with well flow specialist Pro Oil & Gas Services LLC to expand well construction services across North America.  EnerCorp, headquartered in The Woodlands near Houston, formerly was EnerCorp Sand Solutions. The oilfield services (OFS) specialist has focused on sand separation technologies, as well as providing ancillary flowback…

July 13, 2020

Liberty Oilfield Says U.S. E&Ps Slowing Annual Activity Earlier than Usual

Denver-based Liberty Oilfield Services Inc., which provides completions services across North America’s onshore, saw headwinds begin to strengthen midway through the third quarter, with the usual year-end slowdown by customers beginning earlier than usual.

October 31, 2019
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