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Are West Texas Producers Unnecessarily Taking A $5/Barrel Hickey?

There’s a new reader-submitted post in our thinking aloud forum, please visit the thread here to read and discuss how (and potentially why) the oil price rally is masking some important disconnects. Emerging discounts are impacting tight oil producers who sell product based of WTI benchmarks, but it may not …

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In The News & On The Road…

In The News: Marfa Public Radio Interview Infill Thinking founder Joseph Triepke was recently interviewed by Marfa Public Radio for a feature piece on the West Texas frac sand mining rush. The piece was published on Monday August 14, 2017. Listen below, or check out the full piece here. https://www.infillthinking.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/FRAC-SAND-feature-generic-final-WEB.mp3 …

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The Top Infill Thinking Stories, Charts, And Debates Of 2Q17

Infill Thinking membership tripled over the past three months. Before we review 2Q17 research highlights, here is some color on readership. As of July 2017, Infill Thinking readership is comprised of analysts, business people, and executives categorized as follows: If you haven’t subscribed (or renewed your free trial yet), please …

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Fridays In March 2017 [Recap]

As an Infill Thinking subscriber, you have some very good company. Executives, analysts, traders, salesmen, investors, academics, attorneys, regulators, and engineers from all across the oilfield now take Infill Thinking. We are humbled by the brain power of the folks we write for. That’s why we decided to do something …

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Infill Thinking Research Findings Are Making News Thursday Morning

  In a feature story on Bloomberg News Thursday morning, several research updates issued by Infill Thinking recently are featured prominently. Check out Joe Carroll’s latest must-read below… Fracking Crew Shortage May Push Oil’s Biggest Bubble Into 2018 Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews …

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The Top Five Infill Thinking Stories, Charts, And Debates Of 1Q17

Infill Thinking’s subscriber base increased seven-fold during the first three months of 2017. If you are reading this, you have some fast growing company! You also have some high-IQ company. Our trusted research updates are now helping many high-ranking oilfield executives to make better business decisions and stay ahead of trends. …

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Knock-On Effects Of Rising Sand/Well – Oilfield Iron Abrasion

The conversation about frac sand this year has largely revolved around access to it. Topics of debate have fallen into three buckets: i) inflation, ii) logistics, and iii) whether the mines will be able to meet (or overshoot) the rising call on supply. But skyrocketing sand pumped per well has an …

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