Water Management

Health, Safety & Environment , Completions , Water Management

Opinion: How the Oil and Gas Industry Can Use Nanotechnology to Become More Sustainable

Implementing nanotechnology can help move away from band-aid solutions employed in the oil and gas industry and its wastewater discharges, and this will manifest green solutions that are both economical and sustainable.

February 4, 2022

Shale Plays , Logistics , Water Management

NGL Energy Partners, XRI Team Up to Address Delaware Basin Produced Water Needs

“NGL remains steadfast in our commitment to delivering full-lifecycle water management for our customers while remaining focused on the environment and the sustainability of our operations,” said Doug White, EVP of NGL Water Solutions.

February 2, 2022

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