Wolfcamp wells and a U.S. Gulf of Mexico development test by Shell plus four Eagle Ford producers top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
As the thirst for electricity to power drilling rigs in West Texas drives the state’s energy needs to new highs, oil and gas companies are increasingly relying on wind and solar power to ensure that the shale boom continues.
Marathon Oil also unveiled a new Delaware Basin oil play with over 60,000 contiguous net acres in Ward and Winkler counties, Texas.
Joint venture partners WhiteWater Midstream, MPLX LP, alongside Agua Blanca lead investor First Infrastructure Capital, on Nov. 6 announced final investment decision to proceed with the expansion of the Delaware Basin Agua Blanca System.
Gravity’s acquisition of On Point will create the largest commercial produced water disposal company by injection volumes in the Midland Basin.
The company is better modeling production forecasts after oil output fell during the quarter as it co-develops zones in the Midland and Delaware sub-basins.