US Lower 48: 5 things to look for in 2018

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See the key themes emerging and developments to watch for throughout 2018 in the US Lower 48.

11 January 2018

US Lower 48: 5 things to look for in 2018

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2018 brings a fresh set of challenges and opportunities for the shale industry, as it continues to transition from recovery to growth. Looking to the year ahead, we outline the key trends to watch in the Lower 48. 1. The majors make their mark on tight oil. 2. US Lower 48 well completions play catch up in 2018. 3. Permian downspacing tests reveal child well performance reductions. 4. New pipelines bring relief in the Northeast, as producers shift emphasis to greater operational flexibility. 5. Bakken activity heats up.

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