Oilfield Water Weekly

Wednesday March 17, 2021

Exciting news this week from a Platinum Sponsor of the May 12-13 Oilfield Water Markets Conference!

B3 Insight will host a meeting for their clients/prospective clients on site the day before the big conference, creating a nice opportunity for industry professionals to attend two timely, synergistic events in one efficient trip.

The learning/networking opportunity available at our in-person conference was already second-to-none, but now this news takes it to the next level! Oilfield Water Markets 2021 is the can’t miss event this year for anyone with a stake in produced (or fresh) water management in the oilfield…

Check out B3’s announcement to learn more or the conference agenda / registration page here

Now here is this week’s water news…


News Digest

B3 Insight to Host Inaugural Ripple Effects Summit May 11th in Conjunction with The Oilfield Water Markets 2021 Conference

The agenda for the half-day session will focus on understanding and tackling water risk and will highlight users of B3's data and platform, external experts, key B3 programs launching in 2021, and the company's roadmap. Availability to attend B3's Ripple Events Summit is limited, and registrations are at the invitation of B3 Insight. Existing and prospective clients who wish to attend may contact B3 directly to learn more...

Vanishing Fracklog Shows U.S. Shale Patch Getting Back to Work

“It’s more about the drilling activity that has really ramped up,” Daniel Cruise, a partner at Lium, said in a phone interview. “The rig count is driving a change in the DUC count.”

Martin County Drilling Inventory - Positive For Water Volumes [Chart of The Day]

Many E&P's are now drilling 10k ft laterals or longer which require up to 1 million barrels of water to complete...

Tailwater Capital-Backed Tall Oak Midstream II Acquires Redcliff Midstream

Tall Oak Midstream, a full suite midstream provider serving customers in the Mid-Continent, today announced that it has acquired Redcliff Midstream.

WATER TALENT POOL: PXD Looking For Water Engineer

Pioneer Natural Resources is looking to hire a Sr. Staff Operations Engineer (Water Management Team) in Midland. Pioneer isn’t a client of ours but you can apply directly through their posting.

WATER TALENT POOL: Water Lens Looking For Sales VP

We are looking to hire a VP of Sales. If you know of anyone who has around 10+ years of experience in production chemicals, hydraulic fracturing or water treatment sales, please send them to our post. Thanks!

WATER TALENT POOL: Basic Looking For Midstream BD

Coordinates and implements sales activities for Midstream Services and promotes Saltwater Disposal wells (SWDs) that are open to the public with E&Ps other Midstream Service providers. Promotes SWDs to third party haulers and travels throughout NM, TX and OK.

10 Frac Supply Chain Trends To Watch As 2Q21 Begins

Now it’s time to turn our eyes ahead to 2Q21...

Join Us And Lagoon's Caitlyn Jackson At The In-Person Oilfield Water Markets Conference!

"I am excited to share my thoughts on the state of water midstream at the upcoming Oilfield Water Markets conference. It will be so nice to see colleagues in person again! Come join us if you can!"

The Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021

A bill introduced in Congress last week--the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021--reauthorizes $2.5 billion in grants to states for implementing water quality improvement programs. This includes investments in wastewater treatment, wet weather, stormwater and water reuse infrastructure. Learn how to obtain this type of infrastructure funding in the article attached. https://lnkd.in/dgzrwjY

"CleanOnGreen" Echo Production & PureLine sign JV to clean oil production wastewater for non-edible agriculture production

"For decades, the O&G industry has exerted minimum effort in meeting this challenge and the time is now. We are on the precipice of breakthrough technologies to clean up our fields and our water," said Anne Street, Co-Owner/CEO of Echo Production.

Infill Thinking’s Top Fifteen 1Q21 Updates

A deceptively strong underlying completions demand surge (you might have missed judged it if you were just watching rig and frac crew counts) was impressive and sand demand came whirling back.

Virginia regulators ask for one-year pause on Mountain Valley Pipeline water permit

This would put the permit approval past the time when the 303-mile pipeline would be in service under the current schedule.

Rattler Midstream: Free Cash Flow Ahead

Rattler Midstream used fiscal year 2020 to complete capital projects and switch from cash flow negative to free cash flow.

Advantages of automation for your water transfer operations

Today’s water transfer operations are becoming more challenging and demanding every day. Extreme conditions, increased re-use of produced water, and the evolution of higher volumes creates an inherently complex water transfer environment.

Cavitation Technologies, Inc. Has Developed a Chemical Free Produced Water Treatment Process

Cavitation Technologies announced that the Company has developed a chemical free produced water treatment three step patented process.

State: Illegally dumped radioactive fracking waste will stay

A state agency has chosen to leave millions of pounds of illegally dumped, radioactive fracking waste in an Eastern Oregon landfill.

Hill Country landowners deal with Permian Highway Pipeline drilling accident one year later

Last March, crews working on Kinder Morgan’s Permian Highway Pipeline hit a rock formation inside the river, spilling about 36,000 gallons of drilling fluid into the area and causing some nearby well water to look like this:

Views sought on water injection plan at Angus Energy’s Brockham site

People are invited to comment on proposals by Angus Energy to dispose of waste water into a borehole at its Brockham oil site in Surrey.

Halliburton Gives Major Operator Real-Time Automated Control of Fracture Placement

Halliburton Company announced it successfully delivered real-time control of fracture placement while pumping on a multi-well pad using the SmartFleet™ intelligent fracturing system in the Permian Basin.

Oil drilling recovering from pandemic, but not driven by shale

The number of wells drilled worldwide is expected to grow by 12 percent to 54,000 wells this year, compared with 46,000 wells last year. While drilling will fall short of the 73,000 wells drilled in 2019, it’s a “healthy recovery,” according to Rystad, a Norwegian energy research firm. However, oil and gas production growth will not be driven by U.S. shale as it had been over the past decade, Rystad said.

US Drilling & Completion Outlook 2021

The US Drilling & Completion Outlook offers unique insight into 7 Lower 48 shale plays and is an essential product for strategic planning, commercial executives, and finance professionals.

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