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"If oil prices hold onto recent gains, drillers could pump billions back into U.S. oil fields next year, setting the stage for an industry comeback after two years of deep cutbacks.
The 13-year veteran of the oil and gas fields was struck by blocks that fell from a workover rig in the Salt Creek oil field last year. He was working for Basic Energy, contracted by FDL Energy, which owns the field surrounding Midwest. The heavy ...

oilfield workers in Magwe Region's Yenangyaung township claim they are not being properly compensated for overtime work and that they do not have the appropriate safety gear.
A view of oil wells at the Kern River oil field in Kern County, circa 1977. (Courtesy of City of San Francisco). By Joshua Sabatini on October 27, 2016 1:00 am.
While many E&P's show signs of relief, oilfield service companies are bearing the brunt of the oil price bust.
As the world's major crude exporters have agreed to cut production to boost prices, Central Asia's Kazakhstan is reopening its vast but troubled offsh..
In the last three years, farmers in parts of California's Central Valley irrigated nearly 100,000 acres of food crops with billions of gallons of oil field wastewater possibly tainted with toxic chemicals, including chemicals that can cause cancer and ...
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (AFP) - As the world's major crude exporters have agreed to cut production to boost prices, Central Asia's Kazakhstan is reopening its vast but troubled offshore Kashagan oil field after years of delay. The Kashagan field in the ...
Leonardo Mendoza, of Key Energy Services, guilds a drill pipe from a well at Leonardo Mendoza, of Key Energy Services, guides pipe from a well at an EnerVest oil field in 2011 in Fayette County. Key filed for bankruptcy on Monday. ( Brett Coomer ...
Two of the world's largest energy services companies are continuing to slash jobs in large swaths amid financial losses, even as signs of optimism and drilling activity emerge in the West Texas oil fields. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Tuesday it cut ...
Kazakhstan marked long-awaited milestones in October at the gigantic Kashagan oil field in the Caspian Sea, starting production from Phase One of the offshore development and shipping the first batch of crude for export from its onshore processing plant.
Houston - An Oklahoma man is suing an oilfield services company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts by failing to pay overtime.
The oil field giant announced last year a $1 billion investment to develop huge potential oil fields in Ecuador and has entered into a long-time deal with Petroamazonas, an Ecuador-based company involved in the exploration and development of the ...
oilfield products manufacturer Rubicon oilfield International Holdings has acquired fellow supplier Logan International. Houston-based Rubicon announced ...

Fort Worth-based Basic Energy Services Inc., the oilfield services company that has been working with creditors to align its debt burden with depressed energy prices, will file for bankruptcy by Tuesday.
Iran is preparing to open up its oil and gas fields to foreign companies for the first time since international sanctions were lifted.
Homs, Syria (5:15 A.M.) - The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) conducted another large attack in the northeastern countryside of the Homs Governorate on Saturday, targeting the strategic Al-Mahr oil field near the Sawwanah Hill. ISIS began ...
Calgary - Precision Drilling Corp., one of Canada's largest drilling companies, has brought back 1,000 employees and begun increasing the price it charges customers for its specialized rigs in a sign that oilfield activity levels are beginning to ...
Despite the uptick in activity, the majority of oilfield services companies on the S&P 500 were slumping Friday as a strengthening dollar and profit taking kept WTI crude prices unsettled.
Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle on Thursday with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city.
Syria's Army and its allies have repelled ISIS terrorist attacks at two oilfields in the oil-rich Homs area, Tehran-based Fars news agency reported on Thursday, quoting a military source.
Howard J Curtis of Liverpool asks why the shale gas and oil under the South Downs national park is not being exploited (Letters, 17 October).
Libya continues to ramp up its oil production, and resumed last week output at the major Waha oilfield, which raised its total crude output to 580,000 barrels per day, Reuters reported on Tuesday, quoting a senior Libyan oil official.
So, rather than praying for those families - or reconsidering those low, low oil tax rates - Fallin is rallying good Christian folks to pray for the oil fields themselves. "We have a saying: The oil field trickles down to everyone," Oilfield ...
But ultimately cleaning up remnants of the defunct oil field became an imperative for protecting drinking water quality for the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District, which owns the 511-acre preserve.
Displaced oilfield workers are invited to a free expo Oct. 27 in Lafayette that will offer guidance aimed at helping them regain jobs in the energy industry.
The La Salle County Sheriff's Office is pursuing an investigation into the apparent disappearance of an oilfield worker who was first reported missing in late 2015 and who has not contacted his loved ones in more than a year.
Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle on Thursday with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city.
... two oilfields in the oil-rich Homs area, Tehran-based Fars news agency reported on Thursday, quoting a military source.
Haymaker said that the conversion to solar pumps is to be expected not only because of emissions concerns, but also because "the oil field is always asking more and more of its vendors. For BenMark Supply Co., which manufactures self-contained solar ...
New Delhi: The government plans to play the matchmaker between capital providers, technology firms and oilfield services companies to help them build coalitions and bid for small discovered fields being auctioned currently, an oil ministry official has ...
Howard J Curtis of Liverpool asks why the shale gas and oil under the South Downs national park is not being exploited (Letters, 17 October).
Libya continues to ramp up its oil production, and resumed last week output at the major Waha oilfield, which raised its total crude output to 580,000 barrels per day, Reuters reported on Tuesday, quoting a senior Libyan oil official.
Despite new platforms coming online through 2017, the Gulf of Mexico oilfield will not be a hot spot of activity over the next two years, a new forecast says.
Though, you wouldn't know that from the report's title: "Hazard Assessment of chemical Additives Used in oil fields that Reuse Produced Water for Agricultural Irrigation, Livestock Watering, and Groundwater Recharge in The San Joaquin valley of ... And ...
W.T. "Dub" Riley is the co-owner of the mud-logging company Riley Geological Consultants, Inc. and a longtime oilfield worker. Riley was drafted out of Odessa High as a marine during World War II. Riley returned to Odessa to work as ranch hand after ...
The 13-year veteran of the oil and gas fields was struck by blocks that fell from a workover rig in the Salt Creek oil field last year. He was working for Basic Energy, contracted by FDL Energy, which owns the field surrounding Midwest. The heavy ...
The Syrian Army have resumed their large scale offensive against ISIS in east Homs countryside, on Friday. With the backing of the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian army advanced to Jabal Sawwanat and the strategically located Al-Sha'er gas ...
The sixth annual Oklahoma City oilfield prayer Breakfast at the Tower Hotel featured keynote speaker Harold Mathena, a retired oil and gas executive.
RSP Permian Inc. agreed to pay $2.4 billion in cash and stock for Silver Hill Energy Partners as increasing competition for drilling rights in the biggest U.S.
oilfield services firm Mammoth Energy Services Inc. (Nasdaq: TUSK) priced 7.75 million shares at $15 (the low end of its expected range) for its Friday initial public offering (IPO), but the stock opened nearly 9% below that figure at $13.66.
Kazakhstan's huge Kashagan oil field has exported its first ever shipment, the country's energy ministry said today.
Emissaries from Africa visited East Texas on Thursday, hoping to export an important commodity from the East Texas oil field: industry know-how.
Heavy-lift crews from four Korean companies and Chinese carrier Cosco shipping (COSCOL) will be working through 2020 to deliver oil and gas equipment to western Kazakhstan.
San Antonio - The city of San Antonio is finalizing a contract with a nonprofit to study the local music scene.San Antonio Sound garden will spend six to eight ...
The plea to her constituents to appeal the Lord comes as declining oil prices have hit Oklahoma particularly hard.
"We have a saying: The oil field trickles down to everyone," oilfield Christian Fellowship member, Jeff Hubbard, told the Washington Post.


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