Industry Trends

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September 2022
During five years at the helm of Halliburton, Jeff Miller has faced numerous challenges and decisions while carefully steering his company through the industry’s ups and downs. Finally, it looks like Mr. Miller and Halliburton are poised to enjoy some prolonged prosperity.
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September 21, 2022
In what appeared to be a very deliberate attempt to inject some reality into the headlong rush toward renewables, Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin Nasser cautioned the energy industry about making bad choices.
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September 19, 2022
The United Arab Emirates is accelerating a plan to raise its oil production capacity, according to people familiar with the matter, as it tries to cash in on its crude reserves before the world transitions to cleaner energy.
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September 19, 2022
Independent software vendors will build, market, and sell solutions and apps through Schlumberger digital platform, unlocking innovation for customers.
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September 2022
As the ongoing transition bridges the gap between the energy and technology sectors, more and more of the energy workforce is being spurred to make the jump.
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September 09, 2022
Chesapeake Energy Corp. said its assets in the Eagle Ford Shale have drawn a “tremendous amount of interest” as the U.S. company pursues a sale in order to become a pure-play natural gas producer.
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September 2022
No matter what oil prices are, our industry will continue to need newly trained talent. With proper education and training at university level, graduates will be better prepared to make cost-effective decisions regarding seismic data, drilling and completion of wells.
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September 06, 2022
Hydrocarbons remain a necessary part of the global energy mix. Unlocking Uganda’s fossil-fuel resources will help meet its development needs – and even reduce emissions.
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September 02, 2022
Employment in the U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector rose by an estimated 6,865 jobs to 648,914 in August, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and analysis by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council.
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September 01, 2022
New research commissioned by Offshore Energies UK has revealed that young people are actively seeking careers that have a positive impact on society, with more than half of those surveyed saying they would consider a career in the UK’s energy sector.
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August 29, 2022
European oil major Shell Plc cautioned that Europe may have to brace for a string of winters with exorbitant power bills and electricity rationing as Russia squeezes gas supplies.
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August 29, 2022
Major economies sharply increased support for the production and consumption of coal, oil and natural gas, according to analysis released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the International Energy Agency.
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August 25, 2022
U.S. shale producers are on course to make nearly $200 billion this year, enough to make the industry debt-free by 2024 and potentially fund a pivot toward more natural gas production, according to Deloitte LLP.
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August 25, 2022
Latest analysis from Westwood Global Energy Group reveals a healthy recovery roadmap for the global land rig market, driven by higher commodity pricing and mounting pressures around energy security.
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August 2022
The transition to renewables and clean energy alternatives has created an unprecedented reduction of investment in hydrocarbon-based energy, in favor of developing green resources.
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August 24, 2022
New figures show domestic gas production in the first half of 2022 was 26% higher than the same period in 2021, which is enough to heat almost 3.5 million UK homes for a year.
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August 24, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s oil exports reached $31 billion in June, the highest in at least six years, driven by a rally in prices and rising production.
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August 2022
It’s no surprise that the loss of both coal- and nuclear-generated power, combined with the sudden gas shortage caused by Russia/Ukraine, has brought a real shortage of easily accessible energy resources and spiked electricity rates that are nearly six times what they were a year ago.
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August 23, 2022
At a time when global oil markets are experiencing significant volatility, member countries of OPEC+ have the means to address these challenges, and Equatorial Guinea will continue to support efforts to improve market stability.
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August 22, 2022
A new study indicates that unnecessary growth in the number of processes and procedures and lack of equipment reliability are the biggest concerns for maintenance managers in the oil and gas industry.
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August 19, 2022
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. won approval from U.S. regulators to buy as much as 50% of Occidental Petroleum Corp. after spending months acquiring its shares. Occidental’s shares surged on news of the authorization.
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