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Simplify the Search for Leases

Finding an attractive and available lease is one of the first steps to drilling a profitable well. E&P companies need to identify open or soon-to-be expiring leases in high grade acreage, determine the actual acreage associated with and ownership of the lease, and then outpace competitors who are following the…

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The Permian Premium: Are Recent High Prices Justified?

Key Points Activity in the Permian is high by all measures except new lease filing. Asset transactions involving Permian acreage ranged from $10,00 to $58,000 per net acre in 2016. Analysis of Wolfcamp B type curve production for recent long lateral wells in Martin County suggests land NPV from $52,000…

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Alpine High: Spotting the Shadows of Black Swans

Schwarzschwan. Cygne noir. Cisne negro. Translation?? Black swan. When Nassim Nicholas Taleb popularized the term Black Swan after the 2008 market crash, just about every CEO and business strategist pretzelled their brains trying to anticipate—and thus get ahead—of the next Black Swan event. A Black Swan event is something totally…

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Forget Tunnel Vision – The New Normal is Insights and Context Through Data

Today, we live in an information-sharing world, with data growing at such an incredible rate that by the year 2020, for every person on the planet, 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second. That includes everything from social media to enterprise and customer data and so on….

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Implement Analytics to be Top Tier E&P Company

Regardless of what industry you work in, studies have shown those who embrace the use of data and analytics perform better. This is especially true of the Oil & Gas industry where so many variables can determine your success. A recent Bain study supports this by revealing that companies with…

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