What lessons were learned from the exploration in the Central Atlantic? To find success, you need to first understand the geological factors that are needed for the success you are trying to replicate. This report identifies multiple key factors. more

Offshore & Marine

Data from the Energent team in Houston indicates that consumption of sand for hydraulic fracturing in the onshore US market hit new highs of over 30 billion lbs (13.6 billion kg) in Q2 last year. more


During the last sector boom leading up to 2014, the industry invested heavily in new equipment and infrastructure to support a level of activity that has yet to return. more

Offshore & Marine

Publicly traded E&Ps and service companies are entering a Q2 earnings season anticipating a slowdown across the unconventional plays. more

Drilling & Exploration

In 2015, the Department of Energy’s Wind Vision Report projected that the US offshore wind industry could support investment to reach a cumulative capacity of 3 GW by 2020, 22 GW by 2030 and 86 GW by 2050. more


Conventional exploration performance has improved considerably in 2017, with commercial success rates above 50% and much lower finding costs than for the same period in 2016. more

Drilling & Exploration

As President Obama leaves the Oval Office on Friday, he leaves a legacy of mixed fortunes for the energy industry, Jacob Halevy, Douglas-Westwood Houston reported. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Three key themes could shape the industry over the year ahead. Douglas Westwod points out. more

Drilling & Exploration

The recent announcement that a permit will not be granted for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri river is a clear example of the challenges facing the onshore pipeline industry. more

Lifting & Transport

Donald Trump’s surprise victory ends months of an adversarial presidential campaign with bitter disagreements between the two major candidates across a spectrum of policy positions. more


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