The hidden value of Permian water management
Understanding the value of properly managing produced water in the Permian has never been more important. As produced water volumes grow over the coming decades, water management will become a differentiator. Ignoring the unfolding cost and volume trends introduces substantial risk. In this insight we look at various scenarios for how produced water management strategies could unfold. In some cases, the decision to invest in water handling efficiency today can out-compete new drilling in a company’s capital stack.