In response to the onset of more complicated directional-drilling methods — with challenges such as too-soft and too-hard formations as well the need to move both vertically and horizontally — Schlumberger is turning off the motor. More »
Looking for ways to spend your free time during the OTC? Here are guides to some of Houston’s best restaurants, bars, clubs and sites, plus trails for running, which you’ll need to do to work off all those margaritas. More »
Just as medical advances allow surgeons to better pinpoint the source of a patient’s problem and make smaller incisions, new technology from Baker Hughes is making the industry more efficient in fixing problems. More »
The operator of a northeast Ohio deep-injection well tied to earthquakes in the area has yet to receive the state clearance it says is necessary to conduct independent seismic research aimed at proving the well wasn’t the cause of the quakes. More »
Pipeline and utility company TransCanada Corp. reported a decline in first-quarter profit, citing a mild winter and low natural gas prices as contributing factors in a net earnings report that missed analyst expectations. More »
Conventions and trade shows aren’t just for getting new business or learning about new innovations in the industry. They’re also great networking opportunities. But it won’t work if you don’t make an effort to meet new people. More »
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