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Page 58 of 91 | November 2017 | 57 PERMIAN BASIN: TECHNOLOGY Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), an OEM ram and elastomer provider, is the industry leader in service and availability. As an exclusive OEM rental provider, VBR offers customers the largest ram inventory - including Cameron, GE Hydril and NOV (Shaffer) varieties - that meets and exceeds OEM, API, NTL and BOERME requirements with dual certificates. VBR services onshore, offshore, drilling, workover and completion jobs worldwide, with various locations to provide equipment anywhere, anytime. Competitively priced - with the highest quality of OEM rams and elastomers, superior service and largest ram inventory. Superstore, Super Service VBR is the Ram Rental Superstore with Super Ram Service. VARIABLE BORE RAMS, INC. 337.256.5334 • T H E H O M E O F R A M S W I T H A T T I T U D E VBR is the Global Choice for Ram Rentals. | November 2017 | 57 But we're not convinced this model works in every basin. Look at the Marcellus— you have produced water situations, but there's also plentiful source water." For Anderson, the project— which terminates within sight of the Guadalupe Mountains—has a romantic color of adventure that is native to this part of the world. "It is kind of the Wild West out in the Delaware, especially in the water business," he said. "A lot of people are trying to do it, mainly Mom and Pop. You want to be sensible, but the faster you can get out there and establish a foothold, the better your competitive advantage. So we're trying to move quickly, but sensibly build our business. It is more fun now than ever." n —B. Robert Partain Workers fi nish an above-ground riser in May 2017 for the Hermosa Pipeline in West Texas. (Photo courtesy of Layne Christensen) Construction of the Hermosa Pipeline was speedy in part because of a fast-fuser. (Photo courtesy of Layne Christensen)

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