February 2018

Splish Splash - Where Are Permian Producers Going to Put All of That Produced Water?

Production growth in the Permian Basin continues to have profound effects on the crude oil, natural gas and NGL markets. It also has helped to spur the rapid development of what is, in effect, another midstream sector: one that focuses on the delivery of large volumes of water for hydraulic fracturing and — just as important, and even more challenging — the gathering and transportation of vast and increasing amounts