Milestone Environmental Services LLC, the largest independent provider of oilfield waste disposal services in the U.S., said Sept. 15 that the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division (NMOCD) has approved the company’s permit for an oilfield waste slurry injection facility near Jal, in Lea County.
The U.S. rig count rose by seven in the last week to 284. However, the count of oil and gas rigs operating remains down year-over-year by 69%.
A Marcellus Shale discovery by Southwestern Energy in West Virginia’s Ohio County plus Occidental Petroleum completes Wolfcamp producers in the Purple Sage Field top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Though the oil and gas industry has not recovered since the end of the second quarter, the Permian Basin remains the most active region.
Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Panhandle Oil and Gas’ entry into the Haynesville Shale through the acquisition of two packages of royalty acreage from Red Stone Resources.
Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a package of Midland Basin royalty properties in West Texas primarily operated by CrownQuest and Pioneer Natural Resources.
U.S. energy firms kept the number of oil and gas rigs operating unchanged this week with some analysts expecting producers to have shut rigs ahead of Hurricane Laura.
NGL Energy Partners LP on Aug. 31 said that the partnership signed a long-term extension and expansion of an acreage dedication with an existing customer.
Most of the growth over the next year or so is expected to come from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale along with notable growth this year from some gas plays, analysts say.