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Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler reveals the research and methodology behind the groundbreaking paper “Well Pads v. Drilling Permits for Predicting Spuds in the Permian Basin” and answers your questions. Sourcewater analyzed 12,854 oil and gas wells drilled in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico in 2018-2019 and compared their locations and timings to…

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Click Here To View The Full Podcast Posted 9/30/2020 By Oil & Gas Council In this episode, Josh Adler joins us from Sourcewater to discuss how they are combining regulatory data, satellite imagery, and machine learning in their new DirtWork Alert platform to help minerals companies better detect and predict development activity in the Permian…

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Posted September 25, 2020 by Produced Water Society Some key takeaways from Sourcewater’s webinar “Finding and evaluating the best SWD sites”, held for the PWS community on September 22. During this month’s PWS webinar, Sourcewater director of geoscience Casee Lemons spoke about the crucial considerations that should be made when selecting locations for saltwater disposal…

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DirtWork Alert satellite imagery predicts Permian Basin oil wells before drilling permits Posted September 15, 2020 by OA Online   Sourcewater, Inc., the technology leader in upstream energy and water intelligence, released its white paper, “Permian Basin Well Pads versus Drilling Permits for Predicting New Drilling.” The research, led by a Rice University research scholar,…

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Oil field wastewater is more often being used for drilling and fracking operations in places such as Texas’ Permian Basin, experts say, helping to preserve freshwater and to solve one of the industry’s persistent problems.

Millions of gallons of water are needed to bring into production a single well for horizontal drilling and …

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Published May 1, 2020 by The Permian Basin Petroleum Association Magazine As operators in the Permian and elsewhere across the United States and around the world announce capex cuts of 50 percent or more, drilling rigs are stacking up like dry bones in the valley. A two-thirds (so far) reduction in drilling means a similar…

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,   We’re all shocked at the crash in energy markets over the past week.   Producers are rushing to slash operating expenses to weather this storm, while hoping not to cripple future prospects.   For many onshore oil wells, produced water management — water hauling, transfer and disposal — is the…

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Oil field wastewater is more often being used for drilling and fracking operations in places such as Texas’ Permian Basin, experts say, helping to preserve freshwater and to solve one of the industry’s persistent problems.

Millions of gallons of water are needed to bring into production a single well for horizontal drilling and …

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Sourcewater has expanded its data offerings to include DirtWork Alert, notifying clients of work on drilling pads and frac ponds, often months in advance of a drilling permit being sought. By Mella McEwen, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram Sourcewater has developed a crystal ball that lets it predict future drilling activity. This crystal ball comes in the form of…

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Sourcewater scans the entire Permian every 3-5 days to spot well pad construction that predicts new drilling months before permits or rigs Houston, Texas. — February 5, 2020 — Sourcewater, Inc., announced DirtWork Alert, a patented oilfield satellite intelligence service.  DirtWork Alert enables Sourcewater clients to see new Permian Basin oilfield development on the ground…

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