Bettering Human Lives – LBRT ESG Report Issued August 2022

Liberty Energy has updated and expanded our Bettering Human Lives report. Issued in August 2022, this report contains an in-depth look at the importance of oil and gas production in a global context, including its vital role in elevating people out of poverty and supplying the essential ingredients for modern living. Additionally, this year’s report…

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Bettering Human Lives: 2020 ESG Report

Liberty is excited to release our inaugural environmental, social and governance (ESG) report. The 2020 ESG report goes far beyond the narrow focus on the company to look at the bigger picture of the world in which we live and the industry in which we operate and covers two important areas. Part 1 covers in…

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E&P Plus Magazine: “Shale frac designs move to just-good-enough proppant economics”

Liberty’s Howard Melcher, Mike Mayerhofer, Karn Agarwal and Ray Ellis, recently published a piece in E&P Plus magazine, “Shale frac designs move to just-good-enough proppant economics”, discussing the importance of proppant selection. “There is no clear evidence that higher conductivity proppants (either white sand versus regional sand or ceramic proppants versus white sand) result in…

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2020 Annual Report

Liberty is excited to share our 2020 Annual Report. In 2020 Liberty faced serious challenges, as did our industry, country, and the world. Liberty responded rapidly and decisively to the COVID-19 pandemic and to the subsequent plunge in business activity in the U.S. oil and gas industry. The safety of our team members and their…

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American Oil and Gas Reporter: “Multiple-Basin Analyses Affirm Performance of Regional Frac Sands”

“Multiple-Basin Analyses Affirm Performance of Regional Frac Sands” By, Howard Melcher, Mike Mayerhofer, Karn Agarwal, and Ely Lolon.   DENVER–Even after more than a decade of concentrated drilling and completion activity and tens of thousands of wells on production, optimizing the horizontal development of liquids-rich resource plays remains an incomplete science. Several questions have not…

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Efficiency during 2020’s downturn: Strategies for reducing the delivery cost to place a pound of proppant downhole

From the July 2020 edition of NAPE Magazine: THE SHALE INDUSTRY CHANGED BEYOND RECOGNITION OVER THE LAST DECADE, and it is once again in rapid transition. While we are unsure about the nature of innovations to make U.S. shale ever more competitive, we are certain that the current downturn will drive a further reduction in…

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The Next Generation of Fracturing Fleets, A Liberty ESG Evaluation

We are excited to release a new whitepaper from Roy Aune, Chris Wright, and Madison Hollaway that analyzes a parallel shift towards natural gas’ growing role in powering hydraulic fracturing fleets. In the electric power sector, the rise of natural gas has been displacing coal. In the frac fleet world, natural gas is displacing diesel…

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