Inside Issue 1

Features

The State of Shale

BY Luke GeiverAfter years of historic growth, followed by two years of downturn, the North American shale energy industry is on the brink of a new, unprecedented era. READ MORE

Preparing For Round 2: Lessons Learned From A Midstream Service

BY Staff Goodnight Midstream found success during pre-low-oil years. Now, the water gathering and disposal firm believes it knows how to thrive again while expanding into new basins. READ MORE

Pumping Up Shale Pumping Tech

BY Patrick C. Miller Weatherford and Lufkin—two giants in the artificial lift field—have introduced technology innovations to make crude extraction safer, less costly and more efficient. READ MORE

North American Shale News

Permian database uncovers undocumented wellbores

BY North American Shale magazine staff

50,000 bpd, $450 million refinery slated for Permian

BY North American Shale magazine staff

Oil Surveys Show Change

BY North American Shale magazine staff

US Strategic Petroleum Reserve undergoes changes

BY North American Shale magazine staff

Why API says, “This ain’t your daddy’s oil”

BY North American Shale magazine staff

Bakken primed for new round of activity

BY North American Shale magazine staff

2016 In Review, 2017 Expectations

BY Staff Andrew Dittmar, an upstream analyst at PLS, a Houston-based information and transaction firm, talks about the rise of the Delaware Basin, how investors view other shale plays in 2017 and what might happen this year. READ MORE