Monthly Archives: March 2017

What the frack? We have answers

Sometimes, just hearing the word is enough to get people all worked up. But why? Hydraulic fracturing has been around since the 1940s. That’s right, oil and gas companies have used the technique for nearly 70 years now. The process…

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A Salute to Our Closest Constituents

WPX works with Native American workers and mineral owners in both North Dakota and New Mexico where we have close business ties with the Three Affiliated Tribes and Navajo allottees. Here in the San Juan Basin, the primary vendors we hire…

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Local Rig Count Rising

According to a story in the Farmington Daily Times, “A recent increase in drilling rigs in the San Juan Basin has some wondering if the downturn in oil and gas production might be starting to turn around.” The story quotes Wally…

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Rigs = More Revenues & Royalties

Business Editor Leigh Irvin with the Farmington Daily Times reached out to WPX to talk about the number of industry rigs (4) in the San Juan Basin. The number of rigs is rising compared to the past few years when local activity basically…

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