A Simple Model for Pricing and Trading Produced Water in the Permian Basin

Gabriel Collins, “A Simple Model for Pricing and Trading Produced Water in the Permian Basin,” Texas Water Intelligence™, Water Note #3, 17 August 2016. Selling produced water can significantly reduce operational costs, make US shale production more competitive, and bolster the industry’s social license to operate. Executive Summary Political pressure, legal changes, evolving frac designs,…