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HAL  // Posts tagged as "HAL"

Updates from Oil Patch: Well Service, Fraccing, Drilling Improving on More Available Cash

Research Question: With investments coming into the oil patch, which activities are happening in the field? Companies: BAS, FRAC, HAL, HP, KEG, NBR, NOV, PDS, PTEN, RES, RNGR, SLB Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights E&P companies are focused on revitalizing older wells, fraccing newly drilled wells to put online quickly, and drilling new […]


Update: Small Share Gains in Niche Markets Likely for NCS Multistage (NCSM)

Research Question: Are higher oil prices driving increased U.S. adoption of NCS Multistage’s fraccing technology, and will its new technology that does not require coil tubing be a significant improvement and fuel adoption? Companies: BHGE, CVX, EOG, HAL, NCSM, OXY, SLB, WFT, XOM By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of […]


Updates From The Oil Patch: Higher Oil Price Is Benefitting the Drilling Industry

Research Question: What is the status of the oil and gas drilling industry in light of $70 oil? Companies: BHGE, HAL, HP, NBR, NOV, PTEN, SLB   Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Conference attendees at the IADC’s well-attended Drilling Onshore Conference and Exhibition held in Houston last week confirmed findings in Blueshift Research’s […]


Updates From the Oil Patch: First-Quarter Sand Shortage in the Permian Basin Hindered Frac Activity

Research Question: How have recent frac sand delivery delays affected the volume of well completions in the Permian Basin during the first quarter of 2018? Companies: FRAC, HAL, PUMP, RES, SLB   Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Well completion activity in the Permian Basin was stymied somewhat during the first quarter because many […]


Frac Sand Still Has Room to Run in 2018 Even If Not at Boom Levels (CRR, FMSA, HCLP, SLCA)

Research Question: Has demand for frac sand topped out, or does the market have room to run in 2018? Companies: CRR, EMES, EOG, FMSA, HAL, HCLP, SLB, SLCA, SND, WFT   By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The frac sand industry has fully recovered and still has room […]


NCS Multistage Will Gain Limited U.S. Share Until Positive Cost Data Exists and Oil Pricing Rises (NCSM)

Research Question: Will NCS Multistage Holdings’ sliding sleeve fraccing method gain share in the United States? Companies: BHGE, HAL, NCSM, SLB By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings S. market share gains will be limited for NCS Multistage Holdings Inc.’s (NCSM) Multistage Unlimited fracturing system until positive cost and efficacy […]


Oil Patch Alert: Well Service Companies Benefit from Wrath of Hurricane Harvey

Companies:BAS, CAT, CMI, HAL, HP, GE, KEG, NBR, NOV, PTEN, RNGR, SLB By: Janis Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Well service companies are benefiting from fluid hauling and well shut-ins (BAS, KEG, RNGR). Some equipment suppliers may see a bump in orders (CAT, CMI, GE, NOV). Standby rates are not always […]


Oil Patch: 2H17Demand for Oilfield Services Steady to Up Slightly vs. 1H

Research Question: How will oilfield services demand for the second half of 2017 compare with the first half of the year? Companies: BAS, HAL, HP, KEG, NBR, PTEN, RES, RNGR, SLB Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Demand and pricing for oilfield services are expected to hold steady or rise slightlyduring the second half […]


FTS International’s IPO Success Depends on Oil Price, Not the Company’s Strengths or Services (FTSI)

Research Question: Does FTS International possess any strengths or unique services that will ensure a successful IPO? Companies: BAS, CAT, FRAC, FTSI, HAL, NFX, NOV, PUMP, RES, SLB, TSE:CFW, WFT By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings FTS International Inc.’s (or FTSI) IPO success will depend largely on the timing […]


Demand Up for Fraccing, Well Services and Frac Pumps

Research Question: Are second-quarter market conditions for oilfield services better or worsethan or the same as in the first quarter? Companies: BAS, FTI, GDI, HAL, KEG, LON:WEIR, RES, SLB Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Although oil pricing per barrel continues to fluctuate, demand for fraccing and well service work has risen in the […]