đź’§ Weekly Water News Digest | Issue #93

Oilfield Water Weekly

Wednesday December 16, 2020

Here is this week’s water news…


News Digest

Can Wall Street help us find the true price of water?

A chronically underpriced commodity starts trading like gold and pork bellies

LIVE May 2021 Oilfield Water Conference Is Now Accepting Early Bird Registrations...

We are pleased to present an opportunity for industry leaders to gather safely in DFW this May. Sponsors, signups, and agenda are in early stages and showing big promise - don't miss out folks!

Infill Thinking and Coras Research Announce Business Combination and Formation of Lium

Congrats to Infill Thinking, who's research makes frequent appearances in this newsletter, on their deal to expand and enhance the research!

New Mexico senate bill seeks to ban freshwater use by oil and gas, penalize spills

New Mexico’s upcoming 2021 Legislative Session could see dramatic changes in how the state regulates oil and gas operations, one of its most lucrative industries.

Rio Grande Quakes

"I've never seen in this in six years of following Texas earthquakes but there was a 3.0-magnitude quake underneath the Rio Grande. It happened 3 miles southwest of the Maverick County town of El Indio this morning. on.doi.gov/3oxl3dd #EagleFord #PiedrasNegras #SATX"

Water Talent Pool: Multiple Openings At CarboNet

Marketing Manager, D Jr Analytical Chemist, JD Jr Scientist, JD Sr Analytical Chemist...

Industry Groups Urge New Administration to Address Water Infrastructure

A large group of agricultural organizations and water districts are calling for more federal support to address water infrastructure. More than 200 organizations sent letters to President-elect Joe Biden and congressional leadership, highlighting water issues in the West. The coalition points out the significant need for federal support in any future infrastructure or economic recovery package. Much of the Western water infrastructure is more than 50 years old and is in dire need of upgrades.

Rig count jumps by 13 after oil crossed $50 milestone

The number of drilling rigs operating in the U.S. surged this week after crude prices crossed the $50 milestone.

Feds Approve Plan To Drill And Frack 5,000 New Oil Wells in The Powder River Basin Of Wyoming

Wyoming oil and gas boosters succeeded a few weeks ago in pushing through Bureau of Land Management approvals for a massive campaign in the Powder River Basin that could see the drilling and fracking of 5,000 new wells .

The Risks And Rewards Of A Massive Fracking Campaign Planned For The Powder River Basin Of Wyoming

A plan approved by the Bureau of Land Management to drill and frack 5,000 new oil wells in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming deserves a look under the hood to better understand the pros and cons of such a high stakes bonanza.

NGL Energy Partners LP provides financial update

NGL Energy Partners LP is providing certain information regarding its global settlement with Extraction Oil and Gas, Inc. (Extraction) following its expected emergence from bankruptcy, including Adjusted EBITDA guidance for the fiscal year ending 31 March 2021 (Fiscal 2021) and the fiscal year ending 21 March 2022 (Fiscal 2022).

EPA approves Clean Water Program to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

State will manage permitting for oil and gas discharges

West Virginia University researchers receive $150,000 grant to study drinking water quality in Mountain State

West Virginia University researchers have received a $150,000 grant to pilot a drinking water testing and community engagement program. The Equitrans Midstream Foundation grant will help West Virginia residents gain a better understanding of what is in their water.

The State Of U.S. Shale: What You Need To Know As 2021 Dawns

U.S. shale has staged a nice recovery in recent months, but could soon be facing constraints due to looming shortages of frac sand.

The Oilfield Has Its Eyes Wide Open On The Notion Of “Energy Transition” [Chart Of The Day]

This quarter, Oilfield Bellwethers also be watched closely by investors for comments about renewables projects. Here’s a few things to listen for during the calls...

EagleClaw Midstream Achieves Major ESG Milestones That Enhance Its Future Market Position

EagleClaw Midstream today announced it has achieved several milestone ESG goals, such as sourcing 100 percent of its required electricity from renewable energy sources, the Company's contributions and support to its communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and the appointment of its first independent Board member.

Sulzer to acquire Nordic Water

Sulzer AG recently signed a binding agreement to acquire Nordic Water for a purchase price of $144 million. Nordic Water is a provider of screening, sedimentation and filtration solutions for municipal and industrial water & wastewater applications.

The Big Picture In Water... 2021 Preview - Biggest Headlines, Challenges, and Trends Influencing Global Water

Reese Tisdale, Eric Bindler, and Erin Bonney Casey reflect on some of last year’s biggest water headlines, discuss future challenges, and identify top trends influencing global water markets...

Natural Resources Canada Needs Water Help

Natural Resources Canada is looking for a company or individual interested in “Modified Ceramic Membranes for De-oiling of Produced Water and Industrial Effluents”

Halliburton Talks Frac Market & Changes Their Tone On E-Frac

Halliburton’s 4Q20 conference call on Tuesday sets the company’s 2021 outlook for the Lower 48 pressure pumping market.

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