The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 6: Frac Sand Frenzy, Hundred Mesh Madness

In Episode 6 of the PetroNerds podcast, Trisha Curtis discusses the burgeoning frenzy for 100 mesh frac sand, the shift to finer grain sand, rising prices, and the research that seeks to explain the relationship between finer sands and increased productivity.   Carry On by The New Valleys has been modified and is licensed under an Attribution License. 

The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 5: PetroNerds in Riyadh, Saudi Aramco IPO, OPEC vs Shale, New Pipeline Impact

In Episode 5 of the PetroNerds podcast, Trisha Curtis discusses her recent trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and her presentation there before the IEF (International Energy Forum), Saudi Aramco’s IPO and some of its challenges, how shale resiliency is causing disarray in OPEC, and Keystone, DAPL, and activity levels in the Williston Basin. Carry On by[…]

The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 4: More Permian Basin Acquisitions, Per Acre Costs Getting Pricey

Episode 4 of the PetroNerds Podcast tackles two Permian-centric acquisitions: ExxonMobil’s purchase of Bass and Noble’s purchase of Clayton Williams.  Host Trisha Curtis discusses these deals, Permian well productivity, and some potential headwinds for new Permian entrants, including high acreage acquisition costs, constrained capital budgets in a low price environment, the specter of rising service costs, and[…]

The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 3: OPEC’s Cuts, America’s Rig Ramp, and Water Production in the Shale Patch

In Episode 3 of the PetroNerds Podcast, Trisha discusses OPEC’s November production cut deal, the rapid growth of America’s drilling rig count, and associated water production costs and issues in the shale patch. The PetroNerds Podcast – Free Episode 3 Slides The PetroNerds Podcast – Free Episode 3 Slides Carry On by The New Valleys has been[…]

The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 2: The Activity Behind the Earnings Calls: Continental Resources, Oasis Petroleum, Pioneer Natural Resources, EOG Resources

In Episode 2 of the PetroNerds Podcast, Trisha discusses the recent activity of several Bakken, Anadarko Basin and Permian Basin players (Continental Resources, Oasis Petroleum, Pioneer Natural Resources, and EOG Resources) and how that activity fits within their recent earnings calls. The PetroNerds Podcast – Free Episode 2 Slides (Note: the full slide deck to[…]

The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 1: OPEC, DAPL, Enbridge-Spectra, Apache, EOG-Yates

Welcome to the inaugural PetroNerds Podcast with PetroNerds co-founder Trisha Curtis. This is the first in a series of monthly energy market podcasts with a focus on oil and gas news and events.  More than just a summary of headlines, the PetroNerds Podcast takes a deep analytical dive into topical energy market developments via a[…]