About This Show
Your weekly dose of oil and gas E&P news and analysis - independent, exclusive and vital. The Bit is the audio companion to Upstream, the international oil and gas newspaper. We take a hard look at operations, safety and high-level decision-making by upstream companies in the Americas and around the world. Hard industry news with a sheen of irreverence.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 93 - Drilling Deep Into The Permian Basin
Dec 10 16
The Permian basin is the hottest play for A&D in the oil patch and Noah Brenner takes a deep dive into who's selling, and who's paying. The he sits down with West Texas legend Jim Henry, whose company was the first to drill through the Sprabrerry and into the Wolfcamp shale - ground zero of the Permian's resurgence. Plus, human error and endless acronyms lead to a a BOP plummeting to the ocean floor, this week on The Bit. Music by Ron Gilmore. Trombone by Dr Eric Starr.