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     Stuff To See

The most haunting of all Deepwater Horizon photographs, on 

Photo Stuff

A very good paper on produced water disposal in the 

Midland Basin and earthquakes  on

News Stuff 

Textbook bubble point death in the Bakken's

oldest two fields on

Chart Stuff 

Quote Stuff

"As I explained previously, the industry will need to significantly boost new drilling to replace the production impact currently provided by drawing down DUCs as the inventory of DUCs is depleted.  Even with the domestic rig count rising robustly, this represents a potential headwind for US production in the months ahead."  Mark Finely, Forbes

 Stuff  To Think About 
Video Stuff

Ms. Catherine went thru a drone phase and she did some awesome work. I had to buy her two, because one would stay wrecked and in  shop all the time.  This is an old video of her work set to Phil Collins music.

One of my favorite videos!! 

My family is very proud of what we do to make a living.  We believe what we do makes a difference.  We take care of our employees and the people that work for us and we are Texas, thru and true. 

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Left, based on Art's chart it will take +/- 6.700 HZ tight oil wells per year to replace this 5MM BOPD base decline, and $63.5B of capital.

Drill, Baby, Drill !!  OPEC is counting on it. 


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