Executive Interview: WPX Energy’s Clay Gaspar Talks Focus, Success In Permian

Gaspar talks rig count, infrastructure and growth in both the Williston and Permian basins, as well as where he thinks the focus should be in order to move forward.

Jessica Morales Hart Energy

Clay Gaspar, president and COO of WPX Energy, sat down with Jessica Morales at the recent DUG Permian conference and exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas, to share what he thinks are the positives as well as concerns about operating in the Permian Basin. “The key to being the top basin is starting with the right geology. Is the rock right?” Gaspar said. He also believes there is a lot of resource in the Permian to turn from inventory into value, and that it’s proven from the Midland and Delaware basins.

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