E&P Magazine - October 2019
The October edition of E&P is our special 2019 Permian Playbook issue. Chapters include an overview, key players, technology, midstream, production forecast and case studies.
As I See It
The passage of a 10-year plan brings billions of dollars to make Permian Basin roads safer.
The booming Permian Basin is a new technological proving ground for America’s energy industry. How can it set itself up for success?
The A&D market still has a large toolbox from which to crank deals, but more often it seems to be pulling out standard wrenches when a metric socket would be better suited.
Chevron is still open to asset transactions as it continues to optimize and grow production in the Permian Basin.
The answers to a multitude of societal challenges could lie at the intersection of freshwater and saltwater.
Completions and Production
Large-scale, multiwell pad projects show hits and misses.
A study predicts massive industry consolidation and persisting bottlenecks in the Permian Basin.
Regulators side with producers over midstream but voice concerns over waste.
Some overshot is expected, but then a whole new set of pipes may be needed.
Better wells, higher efficiencies and improved logistics are becoming the norm as contractors and operators alike ramp up the development of solutions.
Compelling returns at $50 WTI portend bright supply picture.
Implementing quantitative oversite can ensure the most costly cementing failures in the Permian are avoided.
Service providers and operators innovate to ensure record production continues.
Gas-lift systems can help operators save a few dollars on their monthly power bill.
A Delaware Basin program combined a high-performance drilling fluid system, RSS and drillbits to drill a 3.14-mile lateral.
The longtime oilman, philanthropist, corporate raider and hedge fund owner founded the Pickens Plan for U.S. energy independence and clean energy.
The use of automation and remote monitoring provided a safer, more efficient intervention operation in the Permian Basin.
Study predicts key digital trends that will dominate the energy industry over the next few years.
Operators in the Permian are looking for new processing systems and technologies that improve NGL recovery and increase ethane production.
On The Move
Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings.