Tagged With Permian
Ovintiv faces test of staying power
26 March 2020
The Canadian firm has rebranded and joined the US shale revolution. But the oil price crisis is raising doubts about whether recent acquisitions will be economically viable
US upstream companies feel the strain
19 March 2020
Economic uncertainty forces E&Ps to significantly revise down their capital budgets
Trials and tribulations in the Permian
12 March 2020
Efficiency gains have streamlined operations at the world’s most exciting shale patch. But with the threat of a pandemic and ongoing oil price volatility, can production growth be sustained?
Permian output growth stutters
4 February 2020
Sluggish production increases could trigger new wave of bankruptcies among operating minnows
Opposing forces will affect oil market balance
19 December 2019
Sluggish demand growth may be matched by an almost as equally anaemic lift in output
Dog days for the wildcatters
29 August 2019
The creditworthiness of independents is falling. Barely-positive cash flow and weak enthusiasm for consolidation may not be enough to save them
Permian pipelines bring relief—and challenges
23 August 2019
Two major new crude pipelines out of the Permian Basin entered service this month, but while this provides some relief to producers, it shifts the congestion to the Gulf Coast
Mexican lawsuit risks Permian route to market
2 August 2019
Prolonged evacuation bottleneck has delayed cross-border flows from the key US basin
Permian M&A faces challenges
16 July 2019
Expectations of a post-Anadarko flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the prolific shale basin may be wide of the mark
Growing pains for the Permian
7 June 2018
The Permian is primed for years of booming production—if a range of infrastructure problems can be solved
Permian faces pipeline crunch
16 May 2018
The west Texas oil and gas play could see growth crimped if major infrastructure projects aren’t completed in time
Marathon Petroleum bets big on refining growth
1 May 2018
The strategic rationale behind the refiner's deal to takeover Andeavor appears solid, but is the timing right?
US tight oil production moves up a gear
23 April 2018
The Permian is leading America's surging crude production, but there are warning signs in the data
Priced out of the Permian
26 February 2018
M&A has slowed in the US' hottest shale basin as investors look elsewhere for cheaper growth opportunities
US tight oil turning over a new leaf?
18 December 2017
A shale sector that emphasised returns over production growth would be a win from both shareholders and oil markets
How resilient has US shale become?
8 December 2017
Genuine gains have been made, but the industry will need further technological breakthroughs to overcome the geology