Oilfield Water Weekly

Thanks to everyone who joined the Oilfield Water Markets Conference last week. It was our best event yet thanks to you, and we trust that it was productive for everyone that participated. 3 quick follow-ups for attendees:

  • Question… where should we hold next year’s edition of this event? Please take 10 seconds to let us know which of 3 options you prefer in this one-question survey (Ft Worth, Dallas, or TX Hill Country Golf Resort!).
  • If you have any conference feedback, please reply to this email with your thoughts – we would like to make these events even better for you!
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Last thing before the news, please SAVE THE DATE for two upcoming 2023 events:

  • Wednesday August 9, 2023  |  Pittsburgh Westin – Pittsburgh PA  |  Marcellus Shale Water Business Update (link)
  • Thursday November 2, 2023  |  Houstonian Hotel – Houston TX  |  Oilfield Water Industry Update (link is coming soon…)

Now here is this week’s industry news & analysis…

News Digest

Here Is What 350+ Oilfield Water Leaders Discussed In Fort Worth Last Week

The 3rd Oilfield Water Markets Conference was a success, showcasing sustainability and executives, firms, and ideas driving strong progress in produced water.

Fireside Chat With Jim Summers, CEO Of H2O Midstream [Webcast]

Jim Summers sat down for a 30 minute fireside chat with Barclays at the Energy Infrastructure Council this week in Florida - interesting conversation! Astute observers will take note of another leading water midstream CEO in the room!

Aris Water Solutions Slides From EIC In Florida This Week

Link to download

Water Markets & Net Water Positivity

Check out the latest water management column from our friend Mark Patton.

Fireside Chat With Magellan Midstream Partners [Webcast]

Aaron Milford, CEO, sat down for a 30 minute fireside chat at the Energy Infrastructure Council this week in Florida.

Chevron Doubles Down on Shale With $6.3 Billion Deal

Oil giant acquires PDC Energy, which holds stakes in Texas and Colorado

WATER TALENT POOL: EOG Adding Senior Facilities Engineer In Midland

Opening for Senior Facilities Engineer in Midland, Texas.

Permian Poly Search Thread

"Looking for 72-4” Poly 90 SDR 11 and a poly machine new or used that can fuse up to 4” in WTX."

Thousands of pounds of “forever chemicals” have been injected into Texas oil and gas wells, study finds

A new report from a public health watchdog found that more than 40,000 pounds of PFAS has been injected into more than 1,000 wells across Texas — and warned that the chemicals could pose a risk to public health

Exxon Joins Hunt for Lithium in Bet on EV Boom

Oil giant quietly laid plans this year for producing mineral in Arkansas. Keep in mind that Tetra Technologies, Inc. has a large lithium project ongoing in the same state.

PHOTOS ARE IN! [part one]

Here is the photo gallery from day one of last week's conference. Since there are so many photos, this link won't work on your smartphone, please access from your computer to see the event.

PHOTOS ARE IN! [part two]

Here is the photo gallery from day two of last week's conference. Since there are so many photos, this link won't work on your smartphone, please access from your computer to see the event.

Wall Street is paying more attention to the business risks posed by water

Droughts, floods, and water scarcity are growing worries for companies—and their big investors

Everything you need to know about Texas’ beleaguered water systems

Texas has more than 7,000 water systems. A fraction of them self-reported that they lost 30 billion gallons of water due to broken pipes and leaks in 2021.

Putting AI In PW

“Data is only as good as the tools you have to make sense of that data,” said Michael Dyson, Infinity’s chief executive officer. "We can build a tool that takes the data and makes sense of it.”

Aris Water Solutions: Right Water, Right Place, Right Price

ISTJ Investor takes a look at the Aris story and stock.

Where would you prefer to attend the 2024 edition of the annual 2-day Oilfield Water Markets Conference?

3 options in our quick survey:
- keep it in Ft Worth
- back to Dallas like in 2022
- something new, TX Hill Country Golf Resort

First Helium Receives Regulatory Approval for Disposal Well

The Company is activating disposal operations immediately to facilitate increased oil production with materially reduced ongoing operating costs.

Breakthrough proposal would aid drought-stricken Colorado River as 3 Western states offer cuts

Arizona, Nevada and California said Monday they’re willing to cut back on their use of the dwindling Colorado River in exchange for money from the federal government -- and to avoid forced cuts as drought threatens the key water supply for the U.S. West.

Infinity Water Solutions and QRI Announce Strategic Partnership for SpeedWise® Water

-Infinity Water Solutions (Infinity) and Quantum Reservoir Impact (QRI) today announced a strategic partnership to support the development, deployment and advancement of a water intelligence platform called SpeedWise® Water – an AI and machine-learning software designed to standardize, categorize and appraise water, most notably the produced and treated produced water coming from the energy sector.

No Room For Both In The Permian – Oil And Gas Versus Nuclear Waste

Article outlines concerns that storing nuclear waste in an area with seismic activity is too risky.

Colorado Frackers Doubled Freshwater Use During Megadrought, Even as Drilling and Oil Production Fell

Anti-energy article claims oil and gas operators dramatically increased their reliance on high-quality water for fracking even though they produced enough wastewater to supply the operations.

'Relentless optimization' keeps CrownQuest on its path

CrownQuest is focused on the Midland Basin with its 93,000-acre footprint.

FACT: Solar & Wind Don’t Manufacture Anything – Oil & Gas Do

The products you use daily (including reading these words on a computer or phone) are manufactured from oil and gas (fossil fuels). Without fossil fuels, modern life is over. Done. We go back to living like the pioneers.

PwC Study: U.S. O&G Provided Nearly $2 Trillion in Benefits in 2021

The study, commissioned by API and prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), showed that the O&G industry supported 10.8 million jobs and contributed nearly $1.8 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2021.

Of Interest... Can Beer Convince Americans to Drink Recycled Wastewater?

To help consumers get over the yuck factor of consuming treated wastewater, advocates are turning to craft beer as a strategy.


We had a blast at the Oilfield Water Conference in Fort Worth. Looking forward to the next one.

CONFERENCE BUZZ: TruClear Water Solutions

Thank you to Oilfield Water Connection for such a remarkable opportunity! It was an honor to speak alongside industry experts, discussing innovations in water management!


Straight from the conference floor: Gerry Glynn & Jim Manson represented Kaleris at the 3rd Annual Oilfield Water Markets Conference.


Folks stopped by the booth to speak with our experts Robert Ballantyne and Michelle Clark to learn more about enhanced evaporation and how our environmentally friendly evaporators can assist with your applications.


The Baker Hughes HPump team was at booth 28 at the Oilfield Water Markets Conference at the Fort Worth Convention Center.


Thankful for the opportunities that CLEMENTS FLUIDS presents to me. Just got back from a solid Denver sales trip with my colleague Don Bellinger and was able to be a part of the Oilfield Water Markets conference in Fort Worth Wednesday & Thursday. We are ready to hit the hot summer months with hot deals!

CONFERENCE BUZZ: Jordan Kutscherousky

Great Turnout at Oilfield Water Connection conference in Ft. Worth.


Oilfield Water Connection 2023


Oilfield Water Connection put on a great conference last week in Fort Worth. Great catching up with lots of friends I haven’t seen in a while. Looks like they got my good side in the pics as well.. Thanks Joseph Triepke and Peter Cook for a great time.


For those of you in Fort Worth for this week’s Oilfield Water Connection conference, CarboNet’s own Paul McCrum & Jack Ledford will be on site sharing our approach to water treatment in the Permian Basin. Don’t miss us on the pitch stage!


Join B3 Insight at the Oilfield Water Connection’s 3rd Annual Oilfield Water Markets Conference, today and tomorrow at the Fort Worth Convention Center. We’re excited for our CEO, Kelly Bennett, to deliver the Data Keynote on emerging trends.


That’s a wrap for the 3rd Annual Oilfield Water Market Conference. Day 2 had just as much to offer! Our very own Matt Walls at Baker Hughes had the opportunity to speak on #ccus and how we’re moving forward in the market.


How can the oil & gas industry manage increased seismicity, maximize water recycling, and even move towards more out-of-industry uses for treated produced water?


What a great event!! Our very own Brian Holmes and Alexandra MacKenzie were at the Oilfield Water Connection Oilfield Water Markets Conference last week representing ENGAGE.


It’s been a great conference so far here at the Oilfield Water Connection in Fort Worth, we’ve enjoyed meeting with all of you and hearing where the industry is at and where we are hoping to move to towards.


Huge thank you to our friends from Oilfield Water Connection for always welcoming CORE Linepipe to your industry events!


Thank you Oilfield Water Connection for another successful Oilfield Water Markets Conference! JGL Solutions is proud to be a sponsor of such an excellenct event connecting industry leaders and facilitating powerful conversations.


Huge thanks to the Oilfield Water Connection for bringing together the best and brightest in oilfield produced water. It was a privilege to represent Rystad Energy and join the stage with Kevin Lafferty, Jared Perry, Phillip Douget, and J. Michael Anderson to talk all things water midstream. Already excited for the next event! #RystadEnergy #OilfieldWaterConnection


Oilfield Water Connection put on a terrific Year 3 Annual Conference in Fort Worth this week. Kudos to Joseph Triepke and Peter Cook for knowing your audience and delivering not only a tremendous networking event, but a powerhouse of speakers who had relevant and timely topics. https://lnkd.in/gWeS9wci


It was an honor to be a panelist on the #CCUS panel at the Oilfield Water Markets conference this week in Fort Worth, hosted by Oilfield Water Connection. Big shout out to fellow panelists Chris Davis and Matt W. and moderator Rob Bruant.

CONFERENCE BUZZ: Milestone Carbon

Echoing Steve Everley comments above on the #CCUS panel. Thanks again Rob Bruant for facilitating and to Joseph Triepke for the invitation to the Oilfield Water Markets conference. Nice to see diversity of thought in these forums; I always come away learning something new.


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