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Halliburton cuts 8% of North American workforce amid fracking slump

23/07/2019

Houston oilfield service company Halliburton said it cut 8 percent of its North American workforce as it took fleets of hydraulic fracturing equipment from the field  in response to a continued slump in demand for fracking services in the United States and Canada.

OTC

Delegates leave OTC with a smile

10/05/2019

For dozens of north-east delegates attending this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, the trip was the place to tout for international business and make invaluable contacts.

OTC

US energy powers ahead

08/05/2019

As the global industry assembles in Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference, it will be in the midst of a quiet American revolution.

OTC

A culture of technology critical to North Sea and Gulf of Mexico

07/05/2019

It is a widely held view that the implementation of innovative new technologies will be critical to the future sustainability of mature offshore basins such as the North Sea and the US Gulf of Mexico as they compete for investment alongside other more cost competitive regions and energy sources.

Americas

Houston Ship Channel closure could cost $1bn

26/03/2019

The closure of a portion of the Houston Ship Channel in the aftermath of the days-long Deer Park chemical fire could cost the petroleum and petrochemical sectors an estimated $1 billion in direct and indirect costs and lost revenues, experts said.

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