Tagged With Halliburton
Oilfield services share in the economic gloom
20 March 2020
Industry downturn forecast as wave of E&P companies forced to dramatically cut capex
Permian output growth stutters
4 February 2020
Sluggish production increases could trigger new wave of bankruptcies among operating minnows
Maersk Drilling eyes African prizes
17 January 2019
An uptick in west African activity holds promise for hard-pressed drillers
Better times for oilfield services
26 April 2018
Revenues at the sector's big firms are picking up, but the global outlook remains uncertain.
Fracks and facts
3 April 2018
Daniel Raimi's book sifts through the bluster and rhetoric. The result will please and annoy both sides
Shale oil's new calculus
27 March 2018
Will producers chase growth or profits?
US service companies set to shine
1 March 2018
A tighter market for fracking equipment and a rosy drilling outlook have operators recovering their pre-crash form
Questions surround oilfield services M&A activity
19 January 2016
Difficult trading conditions bring uncertainty to M&A activity in a tense oilfield services sector
Schlumberger strengthens China shale ties
26 July 2012
Oilfield services company to expand Chinese operations after buying stake in Anton Oilfield Services
Sticky problem for fracking firms
19 July 2012
Skyrocketing guar prices dent bottom line for US pressure pumpers
Oilfield services ride the shale wave
19 May 2011
Services companies are looking to streamline their shale operations and green their processes
Deepwater Horizon legal battle begins
27 April 2011
The legal battle has been launched to establish who should pay what for the blowout that destroyed Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon rig last April, killing 11 workers and triggering a massive oil spill
Oilfield services sector hoping for a global upswing
27 April 2011
The big oilfield services companies are upbeat about 2011, with unconventional energy projects the main driver of demand for their technical know how
Investigators criticise culture of complacency on Deepwater Horizon
14 December 2010
The bipartisan commission was appointed by President Barack Obama to investigate disaster in the Gulf of Mexico
Shale-gas drilling boom props up oilfield services sector
14 December 2010
North America's shale-gas plays supported the oilfield services industry during the economic downturn, but the boom times won't last forever
Contractors slam 'self-serving' BP spill report; Dudley takes charge
30 September 2010
Halliburton and Transocean, the two contractors involved in BP's calamitous Macondo well – which was finally sealed on 19 September – reacted hard and fast after the major cited them for operational breaches contributing to the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) disaster
Oilfield services sector optimistic of an upturn
1 December 2009
Margins in the oilfield services sector remain tight. But global exploration successes and a more stable oil price are grounds for optimism that the market is in recovery, writes Ian Lewis
The lure of the one-stop oil-exploration services shop
1 December 2009
Consolidation in the oilfield services sector is seeing a new breed of organisation developing – the one-stop-shop for all an exploration company's upstream needs, writes Ian Lewis
New entrants in the Middle East
25 November 2008
With upstream activity booming, investment in regional services companies is on the rise, writes James Gavin