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Oil Patch: Marcellus/Utica Oilfield Activity Slowing at Year’s End

Research Question: How has demand and pricing for oilfield services in the Marcellus/Utica region been affected by low natural gas prices? Companies: BAS, BKR, FRAC, GE, HAL, HP, PDS, PTEN, SLB, USWS Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Upstream capital spending in the gas-prone Marcellus/Utica region is slowing for the remainder of 2019, […]

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EQM Midstream Partners Idea Proposal (EQM)

EQM Midstream Partners Idea Proposal (EQM)

Will EQM’s Mountain Valley Pipeline ever get completed? Can it meet its new project deadline of mid-2020? Report Available: September 25, 2019   Blueshift’s initial research found EQM and its partners’ Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) project continuing to battle legal and regulatory challenges in its effort to complete construction. Continuous headwinds since the start of […]

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Updates from Oil Patch: First-Quarter Demand and Pricing for Oilfield Services Are Flat

Research Question: How will flat capex affect first-quarter demand and pricing for oilfield services? Companies: BAS, FRAC, HAL, HP, PDS, PTEN, RES, RNGR, SLB Click here to download (.pdf)   Highlights Capital spending on oilfield services in the U.S. land markets generally has been flat, as projected in Blueshift Research’s Dec. 20, 2018, report. Sources in […]

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Updates from Oil Patch: Oilfield Expenditures Likely to Flatten YY in 2019

Research Question: What is the outlook for E&P spending and oilfield services considering the recent decline in oil pricing? Companies: BAS, FRAC, HAL, HP, PDS, PTEN, RES, RNGR, SLB Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Oil pricing’s recent drop to the lower $50s has caused hesitation in industry circles for projects to move forward […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Oil Patch Updates: Oilfield Activity, Some Equipment Orders Rising on High Oil Price

Research Question: What is the status of oilfield activity and rig component orders in light of $68 oil? Companies: CAT, GDI, HAL, HP, NBR, NOV, PTEN, RES, SLB Click here to download report (.pdf)   Highlights Demand for fraccing and drilling services in the second quarter has increased compared with first quarter, and new orders of […]

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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 […]

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Frac Sand Idea Proposal (CRR, FMSA, HCLP, SLCA)

Frac Sand Idea Proposal (CRR, FMSA, HCLP, SLCA)

Has the frac sand boom topped out or is there still room to run in 2018?   Report Available: December 20, 2017   Blueshift’s ongoing research of the oil and gas industry finds the volatile frac sand industry experiencing a strong 2017. Driven by increasing oil prices and the use of mega-fracs which require significantly more […]

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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 […]

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