drilled but uncompleted wells, DUC, Permian Basin, completion, Rystad Energy, Artem Abramov, ShaleWellCube, Energy Information Administration, Noble Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources, oil and gas, shale

Pipeline constraints are pushing the number of drilled but uncompleted wells higher in the Permian Basin.

Apache, John Christmann, production, Alpine High, Permian, Delaware, completions, oil and gas, Tim Sullivan

Optimization efforts are leading to strong performance in the Delaware Basin play, Apache executives say.

Technologies are streamlining frack sand logistics with shorter wait times, reduced costs and smaller pad footprints.

Hi-Crush agreed to pay about $60 million in cash and stock to acquire FB Industries, a manufacturer and marketer of silo-based frack sand management systems.

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Completions have been holding the attention of the industry as lateral lengths grow and techniques become more complex.

Two new projects emerge as the Canadian government initiates a development plan.


In this first episode of the DUG Technology podcast, we dive deep into the opportunities big data presents to shale players.

DUG Permian, frac sand, Hi-Crush, Black Mountain Sand, Atlas Sand, Permian

Frack sand suppliers are racing to fill growing sand needs and address logistical concerns in the Permian Basin.

DUG Permian, Midland Basin, Lance Robertson, Endeavor Energy Resources, completions, production, Permian

The company is seeing the benefits of optimized landing points and completion density.

Enhanced designs increase well productivities.

Study shows improvements might be needed in appraisal programs.

An approach seeks to develop a better understanding of completion designs in the natural fracture network of the Permian Basin’s Wolfcamp Formation.