The midstream enters 2018 asking a lot of questions. Will demand continue to grow? Where are the new markets? Will opponents “keep it in the ground?” The answers may not come for a while.
Pipeline contractors can benefit from using mechanical cooling systems to rapidly cool hydrotest water.
Applying the Industrial Internet of Things helps operators properly use the data they have.
Trade secrets are becoming a mainstream issue in the midstream.
Recent hacks of system-control computers should be a ‘canary in the coal mine’ to midstream operators.
When President Trump and Congress consider infrastructure, the midstream industry will gain an opportunity to push for much-needed infrastructure improvements.
The midstream sector rode high on dropdowns in 2017 and MLPs streamlined corporate structure —but Permian Basin transaction metrics have defied expectations and may cause some sticker shock even among the largest acquirers.
The Permian Basin is at the epicenter of the shale boom, offering midstream operators such as Medallion significant growth opportunities.