Permian Basin oil and natural gas operators and oilfield services companies curious about fleet electrification can try out fully electric pickup trucks under a pilot program launched by Merge Electric Fleet Solutions.

“It’s not realistic to replace 100% of the trucks in a corporate fleet immediately, especially in a geographic area as big as the Permian Basin,” said CEO Glen Stancil. “However, a pilot program like this one will help oil and gas companies focus on the routes, drivers and vehicles in their fleets that are ready to be fully electric.”

According to the International Energy Agency, 10% of electric vehicle sales worldwide in 2021 were in the United States.

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