Can Liberty Oil maverick’s corporate culture survive the U.S. shale bust?

2/2 © Reuters. Handout photo of Chris Wright 2/2 By Liz Hampton DENVER (Reuters) – Chris Wright stands out as an oilman who might be more at home in Silicon Valley than the shale fields of North Dakota. A mountain climber and Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who stationed his oilfield firm in Denver, he […]

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Eying a shale rebound, Liberty Oilfield strikes deal with Schlumberger

© Reuters. The exterior of a Schlumberger Corporation building is pictured in West Houston By Liz Hampton DENVER (Reuters) – Liberty Oilfield Services’ acquisition of Schlumberger (NYSE:)’s shale fracking business will make it the third-largest oilfield services firm by North American revenue, nudging out Baker Hughes Co (N:) in a bet on a shale rebound. […]

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