WorldOil People in the industry Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has named Mitch Ingram, formerly executive V.P., international and deepwater operations and project management, to the post of executive V.P., international, deepwater and exploration. Permian oil production requires additional pipeline infrastructure Further expansion of oil output in the Permian basin is dependent on a number of pipelines being built or expanded. Here is a rundown of the status of various pipeline projects in the region. New frac-pack additive is step change in sulfide scale control for Permian long horizontals A new sulfide scale control, frac-pack additive solved a Permian basin operator’s severe production impairment during start-up, and initial frac-fluid return, in 50-stage, hydraulically stimulated, 15,000-ft horizontal Spraberry formation wells. Permian basin leads the pack Innovative completion technology helps reduce break-even prices to keep operators afloat in the Permian basin Encana's earnings beat estimates on output growth, Permian price Encana Corp., which produces oil and natural gas in Canada and the U.S., reported a better-than expected second-quarter profit as output expanded amid “robust prices,” with a premium for Permian crude. Fairfield Geotechnologies wins two processing contracts in core areas Fairfield Geotechnologies proudly announces that it has been awarded two significant processing projects in core areas. ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ leaves pent-up Permian gas problems unsolved A major Mexican pipeline opened this week after almost two years of delays. That’s the good news for drillers across the border who are seeking an expanded market for natural gas siphoned from the pent-up Permian basin. WoodMac: ICE announces futures contract based on Permian crude to Houston Today, the Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses for the financial and commodity markets in the U.S., announced plans to launch a new Permian West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures contract with physical delivery in Houston. Permian pinch spurs pipeline binge, and fears of overbuild The pipeline crunch threatening the world’s hottest shale play won’t be solved until at least the back half of next year. But then, the floodgates will open. Gulf Energy Information, World Oil partner with PBWMC to host day two of ShaleTech Gulf Energy Information, the media and market intelligence company that produces World Oil and its associated events, is pleased to announce the addition of a special water management segment at ShaleTech 2018.