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APRIL 2021

Volume 64 No. 4

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THE ISSUE
As America's independent operators build
momentum in sync with the economic rebound
under way, improving recovery rates from infill
locations in horizontal resource plays is paramount.
The industry continues to gain crucial insights
into the complicated interactions that often occur
between parent and child wells, including production
impacts on parent wells after stimulating new
Frac Tech
Capital Crews
infill wells. April's cover story details the lessons
Fluids Chemistry
learned from an integrated reservoir and fracturing
simulation study conducted by Hess Corp. in the
Bakken. The Frac Tech section also takes an in-depth look at new
technologies and techniques that are improving frac fleet run times and
performance, while exploring new tools designed to streamline hydraulic
fracturing operations. The issue opens with Capital Crews, assessing the
state of affairs in financial markets, and sharing observations from capital
providers that are focused on helping operators fund increased activity in
the upstream and midstream space. Closing April's special reports is the
Fluids Chemistry section, which examines the role artificial intelligence
will play in fluid engineers' efforts to optimize drilling and completion
fluids for specific wells, as well as green solutions to tough offshore
demands. Industry news includes an Official Issues Update for the Texas
Alliance. Cover design by Amanda DeMoss.
APRIL 2021

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

NEWS
13 | In the Courts: Federal appeals court upholds FERC's Northern Access
certification; Ruling tells N.C. regulators to reconsider rejection of
MVP extension; Federal judge halts leasing in Wayne National Forest;
Pennsylvania Supreme Court nixes antitrust suit against producer
15 | State Legislative: Utah extends tax credits for natural gas vehicles
15 | Association News: TIPRO, TNG join forces
17 | Acquisitions, Divestitures and Deals: Pioneer obtains DoublePoint
Energy; Chevron buys Noble Midstream; Tall Oak Midstream II acquires Redcliff; Diamondback completes QEP buy; Peregrine Energy
acquires West Virginia royalties; LOLA obtains Pennsylvania producer
34 | Service Sector: Oil field service hiring jumps in March
72 | Energy Survey: Dallas Fed sees activity on the upswing
75 | Industry Op-Ed: Appalachian associations warn Biden against overreach

SPECIAL PROFILE
32 | Manufacturing Representatives Affirm Smart Energy Policy, Ally
With Industry
A new presidential administration got off to an aggressive start that
many oil and gas industry representatives and their manufacturing
sector allies deemed counterproductive, so AOGR welcomes to its
pages the Independent Petroleum Association of America's Ryan Ullman, who sat down for a conversation with the National Association
of Manufacturers' Rachel Jones.
Special Q&A with Ryan Ullman and Rachel Jones


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