Shortages of labor and materials are making it hard to drill and maintain wells.
Is it the Great Resignation? A clean-energy future? Higher wages? Or all of the above?
President-elect Joe Biden said he does not want to ban fracking outright, but producers in Midland are nonetheless preparing for more regulation.
Oil and gas companies are trying to protect their interests if Biden wins.
Oil companies raced to digitize during the last downturn. COVID-19 is pushing the industry to embrace remote working technology even more.