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Oilfield Services Eyeing Survival Tactics in Weak US Market

Last time crude prices crashed, E&P companies cut operations and investment, with knock-on effects on oilfield service contractors, many of whom reduced headcount, went bankrupt or merged. Once again, history is repeating itself. Baker Hughes September U.S. rig count saw just 898 active rigs, a reduction of 150 from this […]

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Flogging an Argentinian ‘dead cow’ could be profitable

Nicholas Newman, January, 2014 – Lack of foreign investment hampers Argentina’s efforts to jump-start Vaca Muerta shale development.The discovery of world-class shale oil and gas in Latin America’s second biggest economy offers an opportunity to reverse the downward trend in conventional oil and gas output as well as to transform Argentina’s […]

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Using effective HSE Training to mitigate risk

Nicholas Newman Oil Review Africa Issue six 2014 -Drilling for oil and gas, whether onshore or offshore, carries potential considerable risks ranging from   small incidents like pipeline leak, fires, massive explosions leading to loss of life. This record of incidents demonstrates that the industry must always be aware of rig […]