Skip to content


OGGN's Justin Gauthier talks with Josh Adler, CEO, Sourcewater

Sourcewater’s Josh Adler Featured on OGGN’s Oil & Gas Onshore Podcast –Listen

May 14, 2021

In this episode, Justin sits down with Josh Adler to discuss how Sourcewater is disrupting the industry by providing market intelligence through AI and satellite imagery. Listen to this informative podcast and how Sourcewater is leading the way in upstream energy & water data analytics. Listen to the podcast About OGGN Oil and Gas Global…

Track where water is being produced and where it is going

Society of Exploration Geophysicists host Energy in Data Conference with Josh Adler, CEO, Sourcewater presenting on the Digital Revolution in Upstream Energy

April 16, 2021

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and geospatial big data are changing how we collect, process and interpret upstream oil and gas data and turn it into actionable intelligence. At the Energy in Data conference (hosted by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Apr 12-13, 2021) our own Josh Adler, CEO, Sourcewater, presented on a variety of topics…

Solaris Water Makes Landmark Issuance with the First Sustainability-Linked Bond in Produced Water Infrastructure Industry

April 7, 2021

Solaris Midstream Holdings has completed the issuance of $400 million in senior unsecured notes in a landmark issuance, pioneering the first sustainability-linked bond (SLB) in the produced water infrastructure industry. The notes adhere to Solaris Water’s sustainability-linked bond framework, which is consistent with the voluntary Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles issued by the International Capital Market Association…

Best in Show award from Digital Wildcatters 2021 Evolve Conference

See the demo voted “Best in Show” by Digital Wildcatters 2021 Evolve Conference

March 26, 2021

We are proud to announce that at the March 2021 Digital Wildcatters’ Evolve Conference, after watching demos from many of the top technology companies in the upstream energy space, Wildcatter Nation voted the Sourcewater WaterMap demo “Best in Show.“ If you weren’t one of nearly 2,000 people to attend the best virtual event of the…

TexNet 2020 Biennial Report on Seismic Monitoring and Research in Texas

Sourcewater Director of Geoscience Contributor to TexNet 2020 Report on Seismic Monitoring in Texas

March 12, 2021

Seismic activity is a real concern for our industry. At Sourcewater we understand seismic risk and the importance of managing that risk. It is a serious concern for E&P’s, water disposal companies and water pipeline infrastructure. That is why we are proud of our Director of Geoscience, Casee Lemons, who is a contributor to the…

Digital Wildcatters Highlight Sourcewater Platform in Evolve Virtual Event (video)

March 11, 2021

On March 10, 2021, Sourcewater founder and CEO Josh Adler presented a demonstration of their platform at the Digital Wildcatters virtual event: Evolve – The Next Evolution of Oil & Gas. In this informative video you’ll see how Sourcewater can help: Water midstream, disposal, recycling and OFS companies find more water business from E&P’s Mineral…

Sourcewater Satellite imagery

FreightWaves: Sourcewater Leads Upstream Firms with Geospatial Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

March 11, 2021

Watch this informative video interview from the Digital Wildcatters and FreightWaves virtual event: Evolve – The Next Evolution of Oil & Gas. The discussion with Josh Adler, founder and CEO of Sourcewater, and host Max Gagliardi, co-founder of Ancova, covers topics including: The cost of moving water and how to improve efficiency and identify new…

Pilot Water Solutions

Water Midstream News: Pilot Water Solutions Acquires Felix Water

March 9, 2021

Pilot Water Solutions, LLC (PWS) cements its position as one of the largest disposal operators in the Texas Delaware Basin with the March 9, 2021 acquisition announcement of Felix Water. With this acquisition PWS adds the following: 23 disposal wells 210 mile of produced water pipeline >500,000 Bw/d of disposal Over 1,000 undeveloped drilling locations…

Flex Flow H pump

Acquisition News in Water Management Space: Flex Flow is Acquired by NOW Inc.

March 3, 2021

Flex Flow, a leader in water management solutions, is being acquired by NOW Inc. in a March 1, 2021 announcement. Flex Flow, serves the Permian, Bakken/Rockies and Mid-Continent regions. This addition to NOW Inc. expands their opportunities in the saltwater disposal and water transfer market.  For more details on this acquisition and Flex Flow, NOW…

Delaware River Basin Fracking Ban

Delaware River Basin bans fracking but no decision on wastewater treatment outside the DRB

March 1, 2021

The Delaware River Basin Commission on Thursday approved a permanent ban on hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells along the river, doubling down in the face of new legal challenges. The DRBC’s vote maintains the status quo — it formally affirms a drilling moratorium imposed in 2010 by the commission, the interstate agency that manages…

Cimarex Energy 2020 Report: $20.8 Million Investment in SWD

February 24, 2021

The latest report from Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. shows a total investment of $577.2 million in 2020. Of that, 93 percent was invested in the Permian region and seven percent in the Mid-Continent. This total includes $20.8 million to salt water disposal. During 2020, Cimarex participated in the drilling and completion of 149 gross (51.0…

Ring Energy

Market intelligence revolution

February 2, 2021

CONVENTIONAL OILFIELD MARKET INTELLIGENCE — knowing where other companies are drilling and how much oil and gas they are producing — relies on downloading, processing and mapping various state regulatory filings, such as drilling permit submissions and production and completion reports. These regulatory data-driven processes are at least 20 years old and often more than 40 years old.

New data platform offers surface, subsurface peek at water activity

November 18, 2020

By Mella McEwen, Reporter-Telegram November 13, 2020   A new data platform has been launched to ease the flow of information about the water produced from Permian Basin oil fields. Sourcewater has unveiled its WaterMap, a water GIS platform that details oil, gas and disposal well permits, water transfers from every producing well, oil…

Earth X Energy – Data Science in The Energy Sector Panel Discussion

October 28, 2020

Sourcewater founder Josh Adler and Enverus founder Allen Gilmer were interviewed together for the EarthX Energy conference on October 23. They discussed the future of data science and AI in the energy sector, and how new AI-based technologies such as Sourcewater’s DirtWork Alert satellite imagery analytics can improve ESG performance in the U.S. oil and gas industry. CONTACT: Camille…

How & Why Satellite Intelligence Predicts New Drilling Earlier and Better than Drilling Permits.

October 2, 2020

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…

The Minerals and Royalties Podcast

September 30, 2020

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…

Four things I learned from Sourcewater’s webinar for PWS

September 25, 2020

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…

DirtWork Alert: Satellite Imagery AI/ML Predicts 1 in 3 Permian Basin Oil Wells before Permits

September 16, 2020

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,…