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Reducing Refrac Risk – A Strategy for Success in Uncertain Times

Bob Barba of Integrated Energy Services teaches students, mostly petroleum engineers, how to make wells more productive and save on their bottom line.

The World Bank has forecast crude oil prices around $55 per barrel in 2017. Yet there is considerable uncertainty around the outlook. Ongoing negotiations among OPEC producers, and China’s transition from a manufacturing to a service-based economy, will both affect an already volatile market.  So, which companies will be in the best position to not only survive—but thrive—during times of uncertainty? ...

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Texas consultant integrates fraccing with wireline logging

Bob Barba of Integrated Energy Services teaches students, mostly petroleum engineers, how to make wells more productive and save on their bottom line.

Bob Barba knows how to get the most value from bringing logs and fracs together. The principal consultant with Integrated Energy Services spent the first 10 years of his career with Schlumberger as an openhole field engineer, sales engineer, and product development manager. While at Schlumberger, he was the North American product champion for the FracHite and Quantifrac products that ...

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