There is no question that when it comes to deciding on which midstream projects to invest in, quality of rock is where it starts.

As far as Jim Benson, founding partner of Energy Spectrum Partners, is concerned the Delaware Basin tops them all when it comes to rock quality. He doesn’t see that changing anytime soon.

“I still think the Delaware Basin is probably the best rock in the country right now and will continue to be for some time,” Benson said during the Finance Roundtable: Wheeling & Dealing at the recent Midstream Texas Conference. “There is still a lot of infrastructure needs out there so we are focused there. “