Baker Hughes


Tough times don’t last, tough people do

Now more than ever, our customers in Europe, specifically the North Sea, are demanding technology and solutions to increase the productivity and efficiency of their operations, both to achieve their carbon reduction goals and to navigate the current macro environment.


EV Out Loud: Decom cash, a rig dash and a South African splash

Should the government stump up some of the cash it was going to pay out for decommissioning ahead of time, in order to get the ball rolling? Decom North Sea thinks so, although other opinions are available. At a time when the national debt is hitting record levels, and a number of sectors are calling for help, the government may not want to help out the oil and gas industry.


Baker Hughes to write down $15 billion, cut spending

Houston oilfield service company Baker Hughes plans to write down the value of its assets by $15 billion and cut capital spending by more than 20% from 2019 levels as market conditions worsen for the oil and gas industry.


Data-driven decision making from Baker Hughes

In their push to lower total cost of ownership and improve the safe operation of their offshore blowout preventers (BOPs), drilling contractors and operators need real-time access to BOP data that can reduce non-productive time (NPT) and total expense (TOTEX), without increasing maintenance and service costs.

Health & Safety

Can mindfulness keep offshore workers safe?

The risks of working in the offshore energy industry are well-documented – long hours, dangerous equipment, extreme weather and weeks away from family and friends. The results can be catastrophic, illustrated by the 2010 blowout on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which killed 11 people and spilled millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.