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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

Encana, exit, Louisiana, Haynesville, shale, GeoSouthern, GSO Capital

After a decade in the Haynesville, the company shifted from natural gas to a broader asset base that included liquids. The company also gains relief from obligations to its midstream assets.

Bakken, shale, pressure pumping, well stimulation, oil services, Hart Energy, survey

Though a majority of Hart Energy survey respondents said pressure pumping services has been stable in the Bakken, several noted that operators indicate they will begin postponing well completions.