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Schlumberger, Cameron International, 15 billion, merger, oilfield services, subsea

The transaction will expand Schlumberger’s revenue base by more than 20%, Paal Kibsgaard, the company’s CEO and chairman, said in a press call. Schlumberger expects cost synergies of $900 million over two years.

Aubrey McClendon, American Energy Partners, Australia, Armour, McArthur Basin, farm in

The farm-in deal comes in the wake of reports that McClendon was eyeing Australia’s McArthur Basin as a shale hotspot for his first venture out of the U.S.

DUG East, conference, Marcellus, Utica, shale, Tom Petrie, Petrie Partners

Multiple political and military trends, along with the rise in U.S. crude oil and natural gas production, are occurring at the same time. And that makes for an uneasy situation, Tom Petrie says.