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Permian Needs $9 Billion Worth of New Wells—But Not for Crude

As much as $9 billion will be needed over the next decade just to throw away dirty water in the world’s busiest shale field, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. The scale of the challenge is mind-boggling: drillers typically…

Integration, Collaboration Drive Water Midstream Growth in Permian

Finding commercially viable solutions for handling produced water has become an urgent challenge for operators in the Permian Basin. As production ramps up and the saltwater disposal (SWD) well capacity gets strained to its limit, there is…
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Permian Basin water disposal volumes expected to double by 2022

Oilfield wastewater disposal volumes are expected to double in the Permian Basin within the next two to three years, a new analysis from global energy intelligence firm Wood Mackenzie shows. As drilling activity continues to expand in…

Pump it Up: Best Bets for Moving Produced Water

Whether for disposal or water recycle, help is available for specifying the right pump for the job. New trends have emerged in the world of water management for domestic oil and gas production as more companies look for ways to recycle produced…

BuySWD Successfully Brokers 475-Mile H2O Pipeline

BuySWD.com successfully sells 475-mile water pipeline in Permian Basin By RRIG Water Solutions | October 02, 2017 RRIG Water Solutions, a subsidiary of Fort Worth-based RRIG Energy, has acquired a 475-mile pipeline located in the Eastern…

Produced Water Management and Disposal Trends

Historically, there has been a fundamental lack of transparency into the oilfield water asset landscape. Water data is locally relevant for planning and management in oil and gas plays such as the Eagle Ford Shale, Bakken Shale, DJ Basin…