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Baker Hughes: Number of rigs rises in Permian, US

Drilling activity inched higher for a fourth week with rig counts rising in the US and... → Read More

Fall 2022 Energy Bank Price Deck Survey: Focus remains on capital discipline

Analyst: ‘We saw operators live within cash flow and return lots of cash to... → Read More

School location causes delay for Texas Lodge alcohol permit request

Questions around the presence of a bar and grill near a school prompted a delay in... → Read More

American Robotics displays autonomous drone system

American Robotics is deploying its Scout System, autonomous drones that monitor oil and... → Read More

Crude prices sink while natural gas prices heat up

Price decline was the steepest since April when releases from the Strategic Petroleum... → Read More

Ray Perryman: Permian Basin is ‘economically health’

Perryman: While the Permian Basin will feel the effects of a recession next year, the... → Read More

Fish & Wildlife Service lists lesser prairie chicken population as 'endangered'

PBPA: "U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to list the lesser prairie chicken is... → Read More

Cody Campbell, John Sellers take longer-term view with Double Eagle IV

Cody Campbell and John Sellers are busy building Double Eagle Energy IV. The new entity will have the same focus as the previous Double Eagles – Midland and Delaware basins. → Read More

Diamondback to acquire Lario Permian for $1.55 billion

A month after Diamondback Energy heated up the Permian Basin merger and acquisition market with its $1.6 billion acquisition of FireBird Energy, the company is adding fuel to the fire. → Read More

AST SpaceMobile: Midland-built BlueWalker satellite continues passing all tests

Midland-born BlueWalker 3 continues to successfully pass all tests in the quest to... → Read More

Stakeholder Midstream expanding to accommodate rising San Andres output

Continued success by operators active in the horizontal San Andres is prompting midstream... → Read More

WhiteWater Midstream says rising Permian production underscores need for pipelines

WhiteWater Midstream sees a need for more takeaway capacity to move natural gas out of... → Read More

Aris, Chevron, ConocoPhillips to research ways to reuse produced water

Aris Water Solutions, Chevron and ConocoPhillips have formed a strategic agreement to... → Read More

RRC leaders fine-tune critical infrastructure, weatherization rules

Ben Shepperd: “PBPA members greatly appreciate the efforts to ensure that natural gas... → Read More

West Texas Intermediate prices surge past $92 on continued tight supplies

Energy commodities rallied on the prospect that China will loosen its pandemic rules,... → Read More

Baker Highes: US, Texas drilling inches up as Permian remains flat

Enverus: Pioneer Natural Resources is the most active driller in Permian with 23 rigs, Mewbourne Oil is running 20, Occidental Petroleum has 19, EOG Resources 18, ExxonMobil 16 and Devon Energy 15. → Read More

Midland's ProPetro acquires Silvertip Completion for $150 million

Two Midland-headquartered companies are joining forces to create a leading completions-focused oilfield services company. → Read More

Energy industry officials call out Biden on windfall tax idea

Officials in the energy sector took issue with President Biden, who on Monday accused oil companies of “war profiteering,” according to the Associated Press. → Read More

Surge Energy US offers public look at initiatives by releasing its Corporate Sustainability Report

Surge Energy US offers public look at sustainability initiatives, part of its belief the industry should be transparent about its initiatives. → Read More

Chevron VP Ryder Booth: Collaboration will help producers meet energy demand

Chevron VP Ryder Booth citing International Energy Agency: $26 trillion in global oil and gas investment will be needed between 2021 and 2050 to produce enough oil and natural gas to meet demand → Read More