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Instrumentation
for Magnetic
Ranging
SEPTEMBER 2020

Volume 63 No. 9

THE ISSUE
The Permian Basin is the standard against which
other basins are measured. Even amid the market
Permian
tumult of 2020, the venerable producing province
Powerhouse
in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico retains
its status as one of the world's most resilient and
productive basins. September's cover story looks
at the dynamics and challenges of "getting back to
work" in the Permian through the eyes of several
prominent basin players with various backgrounds
and unique perspectives. One of the next articles
in the Permian Powerhouse section explains how
expanding infrastructure and pandemic-related output declines have combined
to ease price-defining constraints in takeaway capacity, for both crude and
natural gas. Also this month, two opening September features focus on
hydraulic fracturing. In the first, experts with their fingers on the pulse of U.S.
fracturing activity highlight evidence pointing to a tenuous ongoing recovery
in U.S. active frac spread counts. Then comes the insightful conclusion to the
two-part series in which MDC Texas Energy shares lessons it has learned
about completion design by applying real-time pressure monitoring to
Delaware Basin wells. Association news includes Official Convention
Sections for PBPA and NDPC. Cover photo by Jim Blecha, courtesy of
Cimarex Energy. Issue photography courtesy of Liberty Oilfield Services.
SEPTEMBER 2020

The "Better Business" Publication Serving the Exploration / Drilling / Production Industry

Page 48

Kyle McGraw
Chairman PBPA
"We know this will
pass as the economy
recovers and people
get back to driving
and flying more."
Page 85

Kathleen Neset
Chairman, NDPC
"None of us have
lived through
anything like this
before, but NDPC
has handled it
very well."
Page 92

Helmholtz Coil Systems
* Calibration of downhole tools

NEWS
16 | Federal Lands And Waters: DOI authorizes leasing on ANWR's
coastal plain; Trump extends leasing moratorium for Eastern Gulf and
South Atlantic; ONRR looks to update royalty valuation regulations
18 | In the Courts: Federal judge refuses to stop construction of Permian
Highway Pipeline; Judge stays vacatur of Wyoming leases; Environmental groups sue PHMSA to stop LNG by rail; Federal court keeps
coastal lawsuits in Louisiana state courts
28 | Federal Regulations: EPA completes roll-back of Obama methane
rules
31 | State Legislative: Cuomo signs New York law deeming oil and gas
waste as hazardous
96 | Election-Year Polling: Survey shows swing-state voters favor U.S. oil
and gas production

OFFICIAL CONVENTION SECTIONS

* Active cancellation system

High Temperature
Magnetic Field Probes
* Miniature probes down
to 25x11x20mm
* Low noise option
	 (<30pTrms/√Hz at 1Hz)

85 | PBPA: Permian Basin remains one of industry's busiest places
92 | NDPC: Array of issues affecting North Dakota industry playing out in
legal arena
US distributor:

COLUMNS
23 | Tech Connections
25 | Washington Watch

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