Category: Operations

Amid demands for budget rigor, Permian operators drop frac crews but maintain output

Frac crews in the Permian, the most prolific tight oil basin in the US, plunged by 19% in Q2 2019 year-on-year and 8% from

Alternative data usher in a new era of operational transparency in the shale patch

Using satellite imagery and deep learning to shed light on the blind spots of the US tight oil boom Twenty feet under a Haussmanian

Have US E&Ps Become Victims of Their Own Success?

The disconnect between US oil equity and commodity prices has been a feature of the industry since oil markets started healing from their 2014

Production Growth in the Permian Increased in June Despite Pipeline Congestion

The current pipeline constraints in the Permian have been caused by the booming production recorded since the crude oil price recovered in mid-2016. While