What's Working, What's Not & What's Next for Permian Producers
At ~$40 WTI, West Texas' Permian could very well be the last basin standing. With superior wellhead economics and a deep bench of productive formations, the Permian Basin has become a safe haven for many E&Ps. But even the nation's most prolific oil province is challenged by the current downturn.
Armed with efficiency-focused technologies and strategies, producers are digging deep to protect margins.
If your business is oil and gas in West Texas, you can't afford to miss this year's DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition! Thousands of industry professionals are converging in Fort Worth to hear from the region's most-active producers and midstream operators. Don't miss this once-a-year chance to explore the latest strategies and technologies with 35+ senior-level speakers and 100+ exhibitors.
Plays covered: Wolfcamp, Spraberry, Bone Spring, Leonard, Avalon, and Yeso
EVP, Permian Operations Pioneer Natural Resources
Q: How is your company navigating today's market challenges and capitalizing on opportunities?
A: Pioneer has the largest Spraberry/Wolfcamp acreage position with decades of drilling inventory. We are well positioned to weather the current low commodity price environment with a strong balance sheet, strong derivatives positions to protect cash flow through 2016, and a capital program funded through 2017 with no incremental debt required.
In response to the outlook for continuing weak oil prices, Pioneer is reducing its horizontal drilling activity by 50% while still growing 2016 production and preserving the company's strong balance sheet and cash position. Our Permian team has realigned to meet the challenges of this downturn and position itself to be the strongest operation in the basin when commodity prices return.
Free Exhibit Hall Access for Operators
Hart Energy invites employees at E&P companies, pipeline operators, refineries and utility companies to enter the DUG Permian Basin exhibit hall at no cost. Plus, you have the option to upgrade to a full conference pass to attend the 15+ conference sessions.
To submit your qualifying application and register, click here.
J. Ross Craft
Founder, Chairman, President and CEO Approach Resources
Chairman Petrie Partners
President Three Rivers Operating Co. LLC
President Matador Resources
Senior Vice President - Permian Basin EnLink Midstream
Founder, President and CEO Silver Hill Energy Partners
Chairman of the Board Energy Security Council
Protesters Shut Down Energy East Pipeline Hearing In Montreal Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) canceled the first day of hearings on TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Energy East Pipeline in Montreal on Aug. 29 after protesters disrupted the panel session, an agency spokeswoman said.Montreal police said three protesters were arrested on obstruction charges, with two of the three also charged with assaulting a police officer.Footage posted on Twitter by local media showed protesters at the venue standing, clapping and chanting at the panel. TV pictures also showed one man rushing toward the table at which the panel was seated, while shouting before being grabbed by security guards.
The D-J Basin, Reinvented How much has the Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin changed in the last 100 years? The first well drilled in the basin was a gas well in Boulder County, Colo., in 1901. This is the same county now known for its environmentalism, Peter Mueller said at the recent Rocky Mountain Energy Summit sponsored by the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA). Mueller, who is CEO and co-founder of EcoVapor Recovery Systems and past chairman of COGA, was a panel moderator at the summit. More recently, the D-J has seen significant changes to its activity