The Baker Hughes international rig count for January 2020 was 1,078, down 26 from the 1,104 counted in December 2019, and up 54 from the 1,024 counted in January 2019. The international offshore rig count for January 2020 was 245, down 12 from the 257 counted in December 2019, and up 3 from the 242 counted in January 2019.
Metegrity announces VisionsGo: first of its kind mobile solution for asset inspections
Aalborg mass flow controller handles ranges up to 1,000 litres per minute
Apergy Corporation announces the launch of XSPOC 3.0, the latest release of its production optimization software. This release provides a number of powerful updates to the XSPOC platform, enabling set point optimization of rod lift wells and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven classifications for ESP wells that allow users to better optimize their production assets with less resources and time.
In its first update to the 2020 Canadian Oilfield Services Activity Forecast, the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has revised the number of wells drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2020 to 4,800 wells.
Electric and fluid power actuators from Rotork have been installed on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil.
Nine Energy Service, Inc. has announced a recently completed third party report which found the life cycle carbon footprint of Nine's dissolvable frac plug to be up to 91% smaller per wellbore than that of a conventional composite.
Contractors get more pressure for work with Oilgear Boosting and Regulating System
Quorum Software, a leader in digital transformation for the oil and gas industry, announced the release of myQuorum DynamicDocs, a cloud-based document management system purpose-built to make oil and gas operators more secure, agile and compliant. As part of the myQuorum platform, DynamicDocs will play a central role in helping Quorum customers evolve document-based business processes to deliver more value and streamline workflows.
Schlumberger announced that its technology partnership with Microsoft to develop cloud-native solutions on Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack has been strengthened by new deployments being introduced at the SIS Global Forum 2019 in Monaco.
Honeywell has unveiled new software to help field workers in the oil and gas, mining, and aerospace industries digitize equipment inspection programs, which can increase productivity, improve accuracy and minimize unplanned asset downtime.
Endress+Hauser is offering two universal, device configuration tablet PCs that provide especially fast, efficient one-click mobile device configuration and plant asset management in hazardous environments. With these robust, touch-enabled Field Xpert tablet PCs - model SMT77 for Cl. 1 Div. 1 and SMT70 for Cl. 1 Div. 2 - maintenance staff can manage virtually all digitally communicating Endress+Hauser and other field instruments throughout their entire life cycle. Both can be utilized just as effectively in non-hazardous parts of the same facilities.
Baker Hughes, a GE company, and C3.ai announced a joint venture agreement that brings together BHGE's fullstream oil and gas expertise with C3.ai's unique AI software suite to deliver digital transformation technologies that will drive new levels of productivity for the oil and gas industry.
Emerson announced the release of Geolog 19, the latest version of its formation evaluation software suite. This release includes new display formats that enhance collaboration between subsurface specialists. This includes representation of zonal data as crossplot and histogram tracks so that geoscientists can better understand the relationships between rock formation pressures, stresses, and mud weights, for example. The release also enhances its data connectivity and "openness" features with direct streaming of wellsite information transfer standard markup language (WITSML) data into Geolog's geosteering application, expanded connectivity to third-party applications, including Petrel 2019, and the integration of Python scripts for enhanced customization with no separate installation.