News
August 09, 2022
ADNOC Drilling Company announced its financial results for the half year and second quarter ending June 30, which show its net profit for the first half significantly grew by 34% to $379 million.
News
August 09, 2022
Collectively, the bill would “hurt American energy producers and drive up energy costs for the American people,” said Anne Bradbury, chief executive officer of the American Exploration and Production Council.
Webcast

Spontaneous Imbibition — A Forum for a Fresh Look at EOR

August 25, 2022
Stepan Oilfield Solutions and Rockwater Energy Solution
During this 60-minute workshop, we will discuss the following: 1) No Pressure — Learn More About Spontaneous Imbibition presented by Dr. Aaron Sanders, Technical Director of Oilfield Solutions from Stepan Oilfield Solutions. 2) Oilfield Chemistry — the Move from Design to Application presented by Brian Price, Vice President- Technology from Rockwater Energy Solutions
News
August 08, 2022
Touchstone Exploration Inc. is preparing for the Trinidad and Tobago Environmental Management Authority to make a final decision on a Certificate of Environmental Clearance for its oil and gas exploration project by September 15.
News
August 08, 2022
U.S. shale oil drillers continue to show little sign of responding to high global prices with more production, only now it's not just their focus on rewarding shareholders that's holding them back, but also a preoccupation with soaring costs.
Article
August
Voluntary capital discipline may not be the only reason that operators are keeping a tight rein on production growth. Celestial intervention may also be at play, says the chief of one pure-play South Texas operator.
News
August 05, 2022
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited and its affiliates have received a Resource Report prepared by independent energy consultancy Ryder Scott confirming its deep oil discovery on its affiliate COPL America Inc.’s lands in Converse and Natrona counties, Wyoming.
News
August 04, 2022
The search for natural gas has drawn attention to a number of African gas projects that are likely to help Europe in the future, particularly as the EU looks to make a permanent shift away from dependence on Russian gas.
News
August 04, 2022
Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman Wayne Christian applauds the Texas oil and gas industry following the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ announcement of continuous record-breaking tax revenues from the industry.
News
August 04, 2022
U.S. crude futures fell below $90 a barrel for the first time since February, the month Russia invaded Ukraine.
News
August 02, 2022
Academy and Progressive Drilling Solutions (PDS) have entered into a new partnership to make world-class Advanced Work Packaging training and consulting available to capital project professionals in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East.
News
August 03, 2022
Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to exit the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas while doubling down on two other natural basins as the energy company focuses on natural gas production while retreating from oil.
News
August 01, 2022
U.S. shale drillers are expected to post record second-quarter profits in coming days, reversing nearly a decade of debt-fueled losses.
News
July 29, 2022
Shale explorers are searching for oil at rates not seen since the early weeks of the pandemic as high crude prices incentivize drilling.
Whitepaper

E-Frac: Technologies and innovations that advance the upstream industry

July 28, 2022
GeoDynamics, Joliet Electric, MTU
Webcast

Extend your life of field with TechnipFMC’s integrated Produced Water Treatment solutions

August 18, 2022
TechnipFMC
TechnipFMC understands the challenges operators face with produced water and has formed technology alliances with Stauper and Filtra-Systems, to create complete and integrated Produced Water Treatment solutions. In this webcast we will show you how our high performing Produced Water Treatment solutions lead to enhanced oil recovery, meeting and exceeding environmental requirements, and create value by reducing total cost of ownership. Our technology alliance gives you access to the best available technologies, engineering and design; a combination that enables us to completely integrate produced water treatment systems and debottleneck existing operations, within the same footprint.
News
July 26, 2022
Following the recent acquisition of PetroChad Mangara (PCM) by Perenco, PCM announced the successful export of its first barrel to the Chad-Cameroon pipeline.
News
July 22, 2022
Schlumberger said annual sales will rise the most in 11 years as concern over inadequate energy supplies outweighs recessionary fears among major oil explorers.
News
July 21, 2022
The Biden administration’s plan to crack down on smog in the oil-rich Permian Basin threatens to curb crude production while gasoline prices are near record highs and energy scarcity grips the globe, the industry warned Thursday.
Article
July 2022
After years of operating on beer budgets, service and supply companies have every reason to uncork the champagne these days. However, the Dom Pérignon may have to remain on ice for now, as bright prospects run headlong into near-record inflation, supply chain bottlenecks, repercussions from the Ukrainian war and China’s Covid-induced lockdown.
News
July 20, 2022
The world’s biggest provider of fracing services is banking on a “multi-year upcycle” outside of its North American base, according to a statement.
A word from our editor
Kurt Abraham

Welcome to the new World Oil website! In this onshore section, you will find timely news geared to operations, technical advances, regulatory moves and corporate actions affecting upstream projects on land. Global activity is on the rise, and the news generated is increasing. We believe it is likely that the U.S. will exceed our original drilling forecast, issued in February. Several international regions may beat expectations, as well. The mid-year forecast update will be issued in September. Be sure to watch for additions to this section throughout each day and week!

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