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Happy Networking, Dealmaking, Debating And/Or Tax-Paying…

On Monday April 15, 2019, most Infill Thinking readers are either: There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get Exclusive research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and commentary …

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8 Takeaways From SPE’s Permian Symposium

Infill Thinking was honored to participate and attend the SPE’s Permian Symposium in Houston yesterday. Special thanks to all the events organizers and presenters – it was a great experience and we learned a ton. To all the Infill Thinking members we ran into, it was great seeing you in …

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The Ten Most Read Infill Thinking Updates Of 1Q19

During 1Q19, the Infill Thinking team: sent members 26 e-newsletters published 90 original research updates issued 17 data releases to Think Sheets® members hosted 3 member meetups across Texas, welcoming north of 80 members to share coffee and conversation spent a week in the Permian conducting boots on the ground …

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In Other News… Jump-starting Greenfield Construction?, Big Blue, Unbundling Nuggets, LML Notes, Rockies Rife With Regulatory Risk…

In addition to the in-depth updates published early this week, a few other interesting items crossed our desk. There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a member. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Members get …

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Aqua Men-Startups & Stalwarts Will Reshape Oilfield Water

The sense of urgency and rapid changes that now characterize the produced water space are attracting a host of new players. Startups are joining stalwarts in bringing new ideas, infrastructure aggregation concepts, and plenty of dry powder to the table. It’s early days for the oilfield water midstream model… so …

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Whistling Past The Graveyard [Chart Of The Day]

Frac sand plants lower on the cost curve are whistling past a graveyard that is filling up with idled capacity. In this data-driven update, we take a look at the trend and discuss its implications for the marketplace. There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and …

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A(n Underground) River Runs Through It [Guest Post]

Water supply is a critical component of all Permian Basin proppant sand mine operations. Assuming that demand for and production of sand remain high many of the basin mines will need to extend excavations below the water table and consequently address aquifer dewatering issues. In this guest post, three experts …

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Permian Perspectives Part 5 – Last Mile & Wellsite Points

Our latest round of Permian market intelligence focuses on datapoints in frac sand’s last mile and wellsite handling market. There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must be a subscriber. If your free trial has expired, renew here. (Current members login here.) Subscribers get Exclusive …

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E-Fleets Back In The News…

US Well Services, one of a handful of electric frac fleet technology pioneers, hosted their first earnings conference call as a public company yesterday. A couple things stood out to us, including … There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you …

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A Wall Of Water Is Coming…

Two weeks ago in Midland, the Infill Thinking team accounted for 2 of the 513 attendees at the PBWIEC water conference. This was the second year in this event’s history, and conference attendance was up 17% y/y. The organizers of PBWIEC, a not-for-profit conference, are providing a much needed service …

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New Pressure Pumping Points In An Old Narrative

As oilfield service earnings season winds down, the 1H19 pressure pumping narrative is now pretty well established. Here’s what we heard this week that’s a little bit different and off the beaten path… There’s a lot more to this story… To read this update and receive our research newsletters, you must …

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