Cameron Wallace, coordinating Helix Energy Solutions outreach efforts in the Caribbean, says the United States should help its Latin American neighbors establish safety measures for offshore development. More »
The Well Cutter, a new pipe-cutting tool from Welltec, is gaining a reputation for a polished cut that alleviates the need for further smoothing operations, saving operators valuable time and money in the field. More »
News that Talisman Energy Inc. is pulling out of exploration for shale gas in Poland is a blow to the country’s hopes that its deposits of the hydrocarbon will soon cut its dependence on Russian supplies and support the weakening economy. More »
These conditions were deemed too difficult to drill in even 10 years ago, but now are considered the next frontier among many of the oil industry experts gathered at Reliant Park for the Offshore Technology Conference. More »
Voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in a northeast Ohio city where disposal of wastewater from the drilling method led to earthquakes and alleged groundwater contamination. More »
The Offshore Technology Conference’s international character came into focus Tuesday as Petrobras predicted big growth from reservoirs in Brazil, China outlined its long-term plans for harnessing shale gas and France’s Total touted the success of a massive 49-well project off Angola. More »
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