Rigzone highlights some of the upcoming challenges for oil and gas firms in the Permian. The “clear challenge” producers of oil and natural gas in the Permian Basin will face this year relates to a shortage of available takeaway, Mara Roberts Duque, a senior oil and gas analyst at BMI Research, has confirmed. “This trend has become evident on the crude side as the rapid increase in output struggles to find pipeline space to get to market,” Duque told Rigzone. “We do not expect additional large-scale crude pipelines [to] come online before the end of this year,” she added. “Natural gas producers are facing a similar challenge. A number of proposed projects are under consideration with most originating from the play’s natural gas trading hub in Waha, Texas. However, we do not expect any additional capacity to come online before 3Q 2019,” Duque continued. In light of the constraints, […]