Water Management

Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays , Water Management

Texas RRC Weighs Earthquake Curbs on Another Swath of Permian Disposal Wells

The ban has West Texas oil producers in the Permian Basin looking for ways to reduce wastewater injections that could raise costs. Solutions include recycling the wastewater or piping and trucking it elsewhere.

January 24, 2022

Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays , Water Management , Midstream

Top Texas Shale Producers Hit by Quake-driven Well Disposal Closures: Report

ConocoPhillips, Diamondback, NGL Energy Partners, Coterra and Chevron have disposal wells in areas where the Texas Railroad Commission is shutting deep injection wells or is likely to reduce disposal volumes.

January 6, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment , ESG , Water Management

Opinion: How the Oil and Gas Industry Can Minimize Its Footprint

Better incident and performance data will help chart a path to efficient investment in equipment, materials and training best suited to avoid the known root causes of pipeline and wellpad breakdowns.

January 3, 2022

Shale Plays , Water Management , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Select Energy Services to Acquire Nuverra Environmental Solutions for $45 Million

The Nuverra acquisition builds upon Select Energy Services’ recent M&A strategy of consolidating sizable existing infrastructure portfolios, says CEO John Schmitz.

December 29, 2021

People , Shale Plays , Water Management , Midstream

Aris Water Adds Former Concho Exec Adrian Milton to Leadership Team

Adrian Milton has more than a decade of legal experience across various industries including at Concho Resources, formerly one of the largest unconventional shale producers in the Permian Basin.

December 2, 2021

Shale Plays , Water Management

Breakwater Breaks Ground on Facility to Address Midland Basin Seismicity

Located in southwestern Howard County, Morita commercial recycling facility will serve Martin, Glasscock, and Howard counties with sustainable water solutions. 

November 15, 2021

Digital Oilfield , Water Management , Seismic

Tech Trends (Week of Nov. 1, 2021)

This weekly section highlights the latest upstream technologies designed to improve efficiencies.

November 1, 2021

Shale Plays , Water Management , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Diamondback Energy Divests Permian Water Assets in $160 Million Dropdown

The dropdown transaction consists primarily of water midstream assets acquired by Diamondback Energy through its acquisitions of QEP Resources and Guidon Operating earlier this year.

October 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Artificial Lift , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Pressure Pumping , Well Stimulation , Water Management , Subsea

E&P's 2021 'Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation' Winning Technologies

An expert panel of judges has selected the top 20 upstream oil and gas industry projects and technologies that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of finding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.

October 19, 2021

Exploration & Production , Water Management

Vine Energy Deploys Baker Hughes’s Technology to Cut Emissions in Haynesville Shale

During a three-month joint pilot project using the artificial lift solution across 10 wells, Vine’s gas production increased by 5% and well unloading events decreased by 94%.

September 30, 2021