Permian Basin

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July 21, 2022
The Biden administration’s plan to crack down on smog in the oil-rich Permian Basin threatens to curb crude production while gasoline prices are near record highs and energy scarcity grips the globe, the industry warned Thursday.
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July 2022
Oilfield electrification has become increasingly important over the last several years, as E&P companies invest in long-term infrastructure in shale play holdings to help achieve net zero goals.
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July 2022
The Permian produces billions of barrels of highly saline water every year. Water management must be optimized to facilitate the projected increase in oil and gas production in the coming years. However, new regulations related to induced seismic activity pose major headwinds to water management and production growth.
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July 18, 2022
More U.S. shale producers should aim for net-zero emissions, while drillers that have already made climate pledges need to set more aggressive timelines to reach their goals, according to investor Kimmeridge Energy Management.
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July 2022
Predicting sand erosion, using computer simulation, and exploring ways in which the reliability of the predictions has been enhanced, leading to safer, more efficient operations.
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July 07, 2022
Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman Wayne Christian applauds the Texas oil and gas industry following the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ announcement of record-breaking tax revenues from the industry.
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July 06, 2022
Frac sand, which gets blasted through shale rocks to unlock oil and natural gas, is averaging $55 a ton, up from $22 at the end of 2021. Demand is climbing as oil explorers turn the taps back on after Covid-driven cutbacks.
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June 27, 2022
Energy Workforce & Technology Council's CEO said the EPA’s regulatory notice that it is considering designating parts of the Permian Basin as non-attainment zones which could trigger mandatory regulatory actions by the state of Texas would be detrimental to energy security.
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June 24, 2022
The Biden administration is considering triggering tougher anti-smog requirements that could curb drilling across parts of the Permian Basin, the world’s biggest oil field that straddles Texas and New Mexico.
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June 2022
Early oil and gas developers considered the Permian basin a graveyard. However, this changed in 1923, and set off a series of major oil and gas discoveries that ultimately led to the development of greater Permian basin.
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June 17, 2022
Targa Resources Corp. has agreed to buy Permian natural gas processor Lucid Energy Delaware LLC from Riverstone Holdings LLC and Goldman Sachs Asset Management for $3.55 billion in cash.
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June 14, 2022
Billionaire Harold Hamm may trigger a bidding war for Continental Resources Inc. with his $4.3 billion takeover offer for the shale powerhouse he founded.
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June 10, 2022
Sabinal Energy, an oil producer backed by Kayne Anderson, is divvying up roughly 132,000 net acres in the Permian Basin for a sale of the company that could fetch more than $1 billion.
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May 25, 2022
Even with crude above $100 a barrel, producers in the Permian and other U.S. shale basins are riding the brakes.
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May 19, 2022
Centennial Resource Development Inc., a shale oil producer in the Permian Basin, agreed to acquire private equity-backed rival Colgate Energy in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.5 billion.
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May 18, 2022
The recovery of the shale patch workforce is still years in the making despite the frothy profits that rallying crude prices are generating for U.S. oil companies and their contractors.
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May 2022
A high-performance WBM, with an innovative polymer chemistry, is exceeding operator expectations in reducing operational time and expense, compared to NAF.
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April 29, 2022
Chevron Corp. lifted its production target in North America’s biggest oil field in a sign that U.S. shale is responding to $100-a-barrel crude despite rising cost pressures and equipment shortages.
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April 2022
Scott Sheffield has a forewarning for the acreage-restricted private operators helping drive record production in the Permian basin: your annual double-digit growth rates are unsustainable.
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April 19, 2022
Shale explorers in the Permian Basin chewed further into their supply of ready-made wells for a 20th straight month, leaving the smallest inventory of low-cost wells in the biggest U.S. oil field in more than half a decade.
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April 13, 2022
Drilling permits for new wells have spiked to unprecedented levels in the Permian Basin, signaling crude oil suppliers in America are finally responding to higher prices.
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