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Halliburton, Schlumberger Suspend Operations in Russia amid U.S. Sanctions

Mar 21, 2022

U.S. oilfield services companies Halliburton and Schlumberger said on Friday they have suspended or halted Russia operations in response to U.S. sanctions over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.The disclosures followed widespread departures by energy, retail, and consumer goods businesses and a series of European Union and U.S. bans on providing oil technology to Russia or importing its energy products…

Vår Energi In Strategic Partnership Deals with Aker Solutions, Havfram, and Saipem

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi on Thursday signed strategic partnership agreements with Aker Solutions AS, Havfram, and Saipem for SPS/SURF deliveries, in preparation for record high activity level on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Petrofac Sees Modest Free Cash Outflow, Net Debt Drop

Jun 28, 2022

Oilfield services provider Petrofac Ltd said on Tuesday it expects modest free cash outflow during 2022 due to delays in cash collections from clients, although it projects net debt to be reduced in the second half of 2022.Shares of the company jumped nearly 5% in early trading…

Spending in Global E&P Industry Poised to Accelerate Broadly, Schlumberger CEO says

Jun 22, 2022

Spending in the global oil exploration and production industry is 'poised to accelerate broadly' and drive an increase in production, Olivier Le Peuch, chief executive of top oilfield firm Schlumberger, said at a conference on Wednesday.'The…

Weatherford CFO Jennings to Leave in July

May 16, 2022

U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford International announced Monday that H. Keith Jennings, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, would leave the company on July 31, 2022. '[Jennings'] leaving the company is not the result…

Well Integrity and P&A: HydraWell and READ Agree to Merge

May 16, 2022

Norway's HydraWell and UK-based READ have agreed to merge to create a well integrity specialist focused on late-life oilfield activities, including permanent plugging and abandonment of hydrocarbon wells.According to a statement issued Monday…

Saipem Eyes 2B Euro Capital Hike in Summer - CEO to Paper

May 10, 2022

Italian energy services group Saipem is working to bring forward a planned 2 billion euro ($2.12 billion) capital increase and carry it out in the summer, CEO Francesco Caio told Il Sole 24 Ore in an interview published on Tuesday.The capital…

Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Others Win $2,1B in Drilling, Services Deals with Equinor

May 06, 2022

Oilfield services giants Baker Hughes, Halliburton, and Schlumberger have signed a contract extension with the Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor for the integrated drilling and well services on Equinor-operated fields offshore Norway.Equinor said Friday it was…

Technip Energies Looks Beyond Russia after Better than Expected Results

Apr 25, 2022

French oil and gas services provider Technip Energies expects to ramp up activity outside of Russia this year, it said on Monday as rising demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) helped it to a better than expected first-quarter profit.'Despite…

Schlumberger Posts Higher 1Q Profit as Rising Oil Prices Boost Demand for Its Services

Apr 22, 2022

Top oilfield services firm Schlumberger reported a higher first-quarter profit on Friday and increased its dividend by 40%, as rising oil prices boosted demand for services and equipment.Oil prices climbed to their highest in more than a decade…

Baker Hughes Posts Higher Q1 Profit, but Misses Wall Street Estimates

Apr 20, 2022

U.S. oilfield services and equipment firm Baker Hughes Co BKR.O on Wednesday reported a higher quarterly profit from a year earlier, but missed Wall Street estimates after facing a 'volatile market' in early 2022 that prompted mixed results across its reporting units…

Halliburton Profit Nearly Doubles As Surging Oil Prices Boost Demand for Its Services

Apr 19, 2022

Oilfield services firm Halliburton posted an 85% rise in first-quarter adjusted profit on Tuesday as a rally in crude prices boosted demand for its services and equipment.Crude futures climbed to their highest level in more than a decade during…

Petrofac Warns of Lower Orders as Annual Profit Halves

Mar 23, 2022

Oilfield services provider Petrofac on Wednesday warned of fewer near-term deals but expects higher energy prices to boost contracts later in 2022 as annual profit halved on lower orders and higher costs.The company put behind a major overhang…

Petrofac Can Compete for ADNOC Contracts Again, As Year-long, Bribery-related Suspension Lifted

Mar 16, 2022

Oilfield services giant Petrofac said Wednesday that Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) had lifted the suspension of the company imposed in March 2021.Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas giant ADNOC had suspended oilfield services firm Petrofac…

Schlumberger's SEES Aims to Eliminate Oil and Gas Industry’s Methane and Routine Flare Emissions

Mar 09, 2022

Oilfield services company Schlumberger has this week launched a dedicated business aimed at tackling methane and routing flare emissions from oil and gas operations.The company said that the business, named Schlumberger End-to-end Emissions Solutions (SEES)…

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