Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

May 16, 2018

Does Blockchain Have a Future in the Oilfield?

There’s a lot of buzz about blockchain these days, especially after the recent Davos conference, where world business leaders talked about the technology’s potential to revolutionize […]
March 6, 2018

Optimism Prevails Across the Oilfield Marketplace

In a previous AlphaSense blog post, I wrote that the outlook for the U.S. onshore industry in 2018 was solid. Since then, weather and supply chain […]
September 29, 2017

To Build or Not To Build? That is the Fracing Question

The U.S. shale business has been in recovery mode since May 2016. Key to this business is hydraulic fracturing, or “fracing,” as it appears in industry […]
March 8, 2017
Inflation fears return to the oilfield

Inflation Fears Return to the Oilfield

In a previous AlphaSense blog post, I wrote that U.S. oil executives were preparing to grow their organizations again. Since then, a half-dozen private hydraulic fracturing […]
January 10, 2017
U.S. Oilfield Service welcomes inflection after 2 years of contraction

U.S. Oil Industry Welcomes Cyclical Inflection After 2 Years of Contraction

Oilfield service firms have been through the wringer for the past two years. That is changing now, and it is changing fast. Where We’ve Been Companies […]