Infill Thoughts

So Far, Permian Drilling Permits Are Passing The Takeaway Stress Test

In this weekly rig count update, we take a closer look at Permian Drilling Permits. 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 research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis …

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Changes That Matter In The Texas Conservation Plan Re-Write

Last week, the Texas Comptroller’s office submitted a new Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (DSL) conservation plan to US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). If approved, the new plan will replace the existing Texas Conservation Plan (TCP). Via open records request, we obtained copies of the new plan and supporting documentation. Although …

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DJ Basin Local Frac Sand Is Complicated With Much Still To Be Determined…

An update on frac sand mining’s newest frontier: the Rockies. 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 research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and commentary New angles on …

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ProPetro Talks Frac Efficiency, Contracting Strategy, And Newbuilds For Next Year [Live Blog Complete]

We are live-blogging the most important comments with oilfield marketplace implications from the ProPetro call this morning. 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 research update newsletters …

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Greg Lanham Joins The Sand Revolution

We spoke directly with ex-Solaris CEO Greg Lanham on Monday evening to learn more about his next move. 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 research …

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All The Contractors Expect The Lower 48 Rig Count To Keep On Keepin’ On…

The US land contract drillers are currently unanimous Lower 48 rig count outlook… 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 research update newsletters High-caliber, data-driven analysis and commentary …

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Is A Supermajor On The Verge Of Vertical Integration In The Permian?

Supermajor capital has washed ashore to hunt short cycle returns in the Lower 48, having abandoned longer-cycle deepwater and international in the era of austerity following the 2014 oil price crash. These large companies have historically been thought of as less nimble than their smaller peers – the Independents who …

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