E&P Magazine - December 2018
In this month's E&P issue, you will find in-depth coverage featuring the top five unconventional U.S. regions: the Permian Basin, Eagle Ford, Bakken/Niobrara, Midcontinent and Marcellus/Utica. Expert editors and contributors provide the most important facts and figures on the economics, technology trends, logistics, environmental concerns and key player activity.
As I See It
A little of this mixed with a little of that creates a stronger future.
Despite a general lack of seismic in shale wells, it can have a profound effect on productivity.
E&P companies are quietly at work proving up the next generation of unconventional plays.
Completions and Production
New attitudes and innovations work to combat air and water quality concerns.
‘It’s not about what we get; it’s about how we get it and how we use it,’ Plank once said.
Rigs are consolidated at the high end while sand shifts back to quality.
Each of these 40 companies is one of the largest producers and/or one of the most active operators in a major U.S. shale play.
Addressing these issues has become a priority for many operators and service companies as they work to overcome adverse perceptions of their own industry.
Familiar trends will continue to resonate in the new year as Shale 2.0 becomes another year older.
Take a look in the rearview mirror before previewing the year ahead.
Shale logistics teams prepare for increased pace in 2019.
Know these—viscosity, velocity and proppant size—and you have the advantage. “You have to know the rock and be able to innovate quickly,” Phil Webb, COO of Surge Energy America, told attendees at Hart Energy’s Executive Oil Conference on Nov. 7.
Dual-basin independent E&P company is ready for 2019.