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Apache Tallies Plethora of Alpine High Targets, with Sights Set on More NatGas, Emerging Oil

Apache Tallies Plethora of Alpine High Targets, with Sights Set on More NatGas, Emerging Oil

Apache Corp. has mapped out thousands more Alpine High drilling locations in West Texas since unveiling the Permian Basin play a year ago, and while wet gas remains the No. 1 target, dry natural gas and oil targets continue to emerge.

October 10, 2017

Alpine High NatGas to Hit 100 MMcf/d in Two Months, Says Apache Chief

Apache Corp.’s ballyhooed Alpine High field in West Texas should have four additional midstream processing facilities coming online through the end of the year, with the southern trunkline to the Waha Hub scheduled to ramp in September, opening key delivery points and reducing bottlenecks, management said Thursday.

August 4, 2017
Apache Delivers First Alpine High NatGas; Infrastructure Build Continues

Apache Delivers First Alpine High NatGas; Infrastructure Build Continues

Apache Corp. significantly increased its developments in West Texas during the first quarter, with natural gas flowing last Wednesday at the Alpine High prospect and the midstream buildout ramping up two months ahead of schedule, CEO John Christmann said Thursday.

May 5, 2017
PE-Backed Avad Energy Sets Cap For U.S. Conventionals

PE-Backed Avad Energy Sets Cap For U.S. Conventionals

Newly formed oil and gas explorer Avad Energy Partners LLC has raised $77.5 million in equity commitments to acquire and develop conventional U.S. properties, the Dallas-based operator said Thursday.

January 12, 2017
Apache’s Alpine High Named No. 1 Prospect; NatGas Trunkline Under Development

Apache’s Alpine High Named No. 1 Prospect; NatGas Trunkline Under Development

Lest there be any doubt that Apache Corp. is feeling its oats about the natural gas-rich Alpine High in West Texas, consider this: the 2016 planned capital allocation of $100 million has risen to $500 million, with a 60-mile 30-inch diameter gas pipeline now on the drawing board.

November 4, 2016
Apache Partners to Monitor Water Quality in Permian’s Alpine High

Apache Partners to Monitor Water Quality in Permian’s Alpine High

Apache Corp. is partnering with chemists at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to track groundwater and surface water quality as it begins to bear down on development within its ballyhooed Alpine High discovery in the Permian Basin of West Texas.

October 13, 2016
Apache Gushes on ‘Immense’ Discovery in Permian’s Southern Delaware

Apache Gushes on ‘Immense’ Discovery in Permian’s Southern Delaware

News from the Permian Basin continues to improve for explorers, with Apache Corp. on Wednesday announcing it has unearthed a huge play in a less traveled area of West Texas that may hold 8.1 billion boe of resources, with at least 75 Tcf of rich natural gas and 3 billion bbl of oil in the Barnett and Woodford formations alone.

September 7, 2016
Texas County Seeking Federal Oversight of Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Texas County Seeking Federal Oversight of Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Commissioners in Brewster County, TX, said Tuesday they will petition FERC to assume jurisdiction over the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline, which would pass through the county and move Eagle Ford Shale natural gas to Mexico.

June 24, 2015
Texas County Seeking Federal Oversight of Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Texas County Seeking Federal Oversight of Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Commissioners in Brewster County, TX, said Tuesday they will petition FERC to assume jurisdiction over the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline, which would pass through the county and move Eagle Ford Shale natural gas to Mexico.

June 24, 2015
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