http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil $1.8-billion Tenaris mill in Bay City targets Permian operators http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/18-billion-tenaris-mill-in-bay-city-targets-permian-operators Tenaris recently opened a new $1.8-billion pipe manufacturing mill in Bay City, Texas, and with the new mill, it is targeting service for U.S. shale operators—in particular, those operating in the Permian basin—according to a local Houston newspaper. Asian investor steps into America's shale gas market http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/asian-investor-steps-into-americas-shale-gas-market A relentless flow of natural gas from America’s shale basins is drawing bears to the market—and that’s music to the ears of at least one Asia-backed investor. Buying Texas oil at New Mexico prices: Majors go west for shale http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/14/buying-texas-oil-at-new-mexico-prices-majors-go-west-for-shale The state, which covers a smaller part of the oil-soaked shale formation, is the fourth-largest U.S. producer and luring industry giants including ExxonMobil, Chevron Corp., EOG Resources Inc. and Occidental Petroleum Corp. Their investments -- while small compared with Texas -- are increasing as activity in the rest of the Permian starts to slow down. Flaring alternative acts as portable produced-water management tool http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/november-2017/features/flaring-alternative-acts-as-portable-produced-water-management-tool A new design addresses two of the most common concerns in unconventional plays. Weir Oil and Gas expands Permian presence with new customer service center http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/10/weir-oil-gas-expands-permian-presence-with-new-customer-service-center Fort Worth-based Weir Oil and Gas today broke ground on a 92,000-ft2 customer service center that will be located at the David Mims Business Park on Interstate 20. The new center reflects the company’s strong commitment to the Permian basin region, consolidating three existing Permian-area service center locations into one central location. FairfieldNodal adds to Delaware basin database http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/3/fairfieldnodal-adds-to-delaware-basin-database FairfieldNodal’s Red Tank acquisition project in the Delaware basin continues to progress on schedule. There are 380 sq mi of fast-track data now available, completing this portion of the project. Final PSTM data will be available mid-December 2017, and a PSDM product is expected in early first-quarter 2018. Clariant expands support for local North American oil services customers http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/1/clariant-expands-support-for-local-north-american-oil-services-customers Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces a low single-digit million amount investment to strengthen two of its North American Oil Services sites in order to further support customer growth in key oil basins. Rise in Texas earthquakes near oil fields prompts new monitoring http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/24/rise-in-texas-earthquakes-near-oil-fields-prompts-new-monitoring Texas, home to two of the nation’s busiest oilfields, now has a new way for the public to track in real time how many earthquakes are rattling the Lone Star State since the expanded use of new drilling techniques. ExxonMobil acquires crude oil terminal to serve growing Permian production http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/18/exxonmobil-acquires-crude-oil-terminal-to-serve-growing-permian-production ExxonMobil Corporation announced today that it has acquired a crude oil terminal in Wink, Texas from Genesis Energy LP. The terminal is located in the rapidly growing Delaware basin, part of Permian basin, one of the most prolific plays in the U.S. Apache Corp. provides update on Alpine High http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/18/apache-corp-provides-update-on-alpine-high Apache Corp. has announced steady progress at Alpine High since revealing the discovery last year.