Oilfield Water Weekly

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Here is this week’s industry news & analysis…

News Digest

Texas Pacific Land Corporation and WaterBridge NDB LLC Form Delaware Basin Water Development and Sustainability Alliance

Texas Pacific Land Corporation (NYSE: TPL) (“TPL”) and WaterBridge NDB LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “WaterBridge”) announced today a long-term agreement that establishes an alliance focused on sustainable oil and gas development on over 64,000 acres in Loving and Reeves County in the core of the Delaware Basin.

MPGCD, RRC battle over who should fix Lake Boehmer

Frustrated in their battle with the Railroad Commission of Texas, representatives from the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District took their concerns up the chain of command to the Texas House Committee on Natural Resources.

FECM’s Game-Changing Work to Turn Wastewater into a Valued Resource

In the fossil energy industry, water is critical to almost every phase of operations, and huge quantities of highly contaminated water are a waste byproduct of the industry. In fact, by 2030, oil and gas production sites across the nation are expected to produce more than 60 million barrels of wastewater per day.

Tailwater Capital Announces $423mm Sale of NorTex Midstream Partners to Williams

Tailwater Capital has sold NorTex Midstream to a subsidiary of The Williams Companies Inc. after acquiring the Houston-based company in February 2021.

BUZZ BUILDS FOR OCT. 5: Come Hear The E&Ps!

E&P operators will have a strong presence at the 4th Annual Oilfield Water Update on October 5th at the Houstonian.

Palisade Pipeline expanding water takeaway capacity

Palisade sees producers wanting to move their produced water away from seismic response areas to reduce liabilities

New CEO selected for Vida Water, a water service provider for underserved populations across Texas

Texas Water Trade is pleased to announce the hiring of the inaugural CEO of Vida Water, a new Public Benefit Corporation that aims to close the clean water gap for underserved populations across Texas.

MIT scientists build briefcase-sized machine to turn saltwater into drinking water

A team of researchers based at MIT has developed a new, portable desalination device that could give people the ability to make saltwater drinkable.

Crestwood Announces Divestiture of Marcellus Assets

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) ("Crestwood") today announced the divestiture of its Marcellus natural gas gathering and compression assets to Antero Midstream Corporation (NYSE: AM), for $205 million in cash, representing a multiple of over 7 times 2023E Adjusted EBITDA, subject to customary adjustments.

BUZZ BUILDS FOR OCT. 5: Goodnight Midstream Looking Ford To The Event!

Patrick Walker, CEO, will be joining this year's panel, discussing "Sustainability Now, Not "Someday Maybe" - Decarbonization And "Greening" in PW", at the 4th Annual Oilfield Water Industry Update in Houston, TX.

WATER TALENT POOL: Aaron Horn New Position

Aaron has joined Harbor General Contracting after about 6 years at XRI / Fountain Quail...

Drought cuts water supply for oil and gas companies in northeast B.C.

Operators still allowed to draw water from the main channel of the Peace River and Dinosaur Lake

Live From New York… It’s Shale Outlook Time

Feedback from operator's notes at Barclays energy investor conference.

BUZZ BUILDS FOR OCT. 5: Tetra Is Looking Forward To It!

Save the Date: Oct. 5, 2022 in Houston, TX. We hope to see you there!

PRB Water Watch: Wyoming officials call for better water conservation practices

Officials in Jackson sent notices last month asking property owners to cut back on water use following a record-breaking July for the town’s pumping system, according to the Jackson Hole News & Guide.

Interesting Fleet Moves For RWI Around Shoulder Season

Interesting to watch the rental fleet come and go this time of the year as the northern midwest comes to the end of the efficiency season for #enhancedevaporation and the Southwest realizes where they are water balance wise and start to order them in for the shoulder season of evaporation!

Henderson water company goes bankrupt amid falling lake levels

Lake Mead’s falling water levels amid a 22-year drought has left Henderson’s original water supplier high and dry.

BUZZ BUILDS FOR OCT. 5: Blackbuck Resources Is Sponsoring / Speaking! Come Join Them!

Blackbuck Resources is honored to once again sponsor, attend and have our CEO Justin Love as part of the Water Midstream CEO Fireside Chat {Keynote Panel} at the 4th Annual Oilfield Water Connection Industry Update.

Ohio files motion against bioenergy company for air, water pollution violations

The filing alleges that Delaware, Ohio-based Renergy Inc. was improperly storing nearly 1.5 million gallons of untreated organic waste.

Congratulations Blackbuck Resources!

Blackbuck Resources is honored to be recognized as one of the Houston Business Journal's 2022 Fast 100 Finalists AGAIN with final rankings revealed later this month!


We are excited to be attending the 4th Annual Oilfield Water Connection Industry Update in Houston. This is going to be a fantastic opportunity to hear meaningful discussions about our industry and network. Be sure to stop by our booth to talk with Richard Coombs and myself to learn more about ISCO Industries and HDPE Poly Pipe, Fittings, and Fusion Equipment.

Opinion: Permian's future depends on commitment to collaboration

Texas was made great by a spirit of independence and innovation. While we continue to build on this foundation, our ability to collaborate—locally, regionally and statewide — will ultimately power us through some of the state’s most pressing issues.

Thoughts On The Frac Replacement Cycle & Frac Pump Fuel Types [Guest Post]

This cycle, there’s no EBITDA tipping point that will cause over supply of pressure pumping equipment.


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