Permian Basin Outgrows Pipeline Infrastructure, Construction Boom Underway but has Growing Pains

Permian Basin Outgrows Pipeline Infrastructure, Construction Boom Underway But has Growing Pains

Oil production in the Permian is growing at an 800,000 barrel per day (BPD) annually. With production recently averaging 3.3 million BPD, the industry is on pace to outstrip its 3.6 million BPD of pipeline capacity in only a matter of a few months, according to an estimate by leading…

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