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WPX has a $2.75 billion investment in the Permian Basin where we have decades of drilling inventory across stacked pay intervals.


Williston Basin

We are producing from the Bakken and Three Forks formations on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Roughly 85 percent of the production stream is oil.


This was our very first basin. It's one of the most prolific natural gas plays around. We're also developing an oil discovery there in the Gallup Sandstone formation.

double-digit oil growth



About Us

WPX Energy is a tremendous turnaround story. Since mid 2014, we have reached more than $5 billion in transactions to transform the company under the leadership of CEO Rick Muncrief.

Today, we are one of the newest players in the oil-rich Permian Basin. We have quickly amassed more than 100,000 net acres in the Delaware portion of the play and more than 5,500 gross drillable locations across stacked pay intervals. This represents decades of drilling opportunities.

WPX also has core acreage in North Dakota’s Williston Basin and New Mexico’s San Juan Basin, where we have been active in the Gallup oil play. WPX posted 2Q 2016 oil production averaging 41,900 barrels per day. Total liquids volumes including NGL accounted for 60 percent of 2Q 2016 production.

Based on current operating conditions, WPX believes it has ample cash on-hand to accelerate drilling and completion activities if conditions warrant, for midstream infrastructure development in the Delaware Basin, and to fully fund planned operating capital expenditures in excess of operating cash flows through 2018.

WPX recently increased its estimated ultimate recoveries (EURs) for its Delaware wells to 900 Mboe, up 34 percent from its acquisition type curve of 670 Mboe.



WPX has a long history of innovation and stakeholder engagement, recognized through more than 40 local, state, federal and industry awards. Last year we received 5 awards for ethics, exploration, air quality, best practices and wildlife habitat improvements.


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The Strength of Our People

The Strength of Our People

Learn what it’s like to work at WPX. We’re always looking for great people to join our team.

Shared Interests

Shared Interests

We’re committed to the environment and quality of life in all of our communities.

Williston Basin

Williston Basin

WPX has reduced cycle times in the Williston Basin by more than 30% since we entered the Bakken Shale oil play.

Our Values

Our Values

The need to speak with integrity, clarity and transparency is the only way we know to do business. You can count on the strength of our word.

WPX: A Bias For Action

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The 2016 WPX United Way campaign is under way. Since 2012, WPX employees have raised $2.7 MM in areas where we work.
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Our 2016 United Way campaign is officially under way. CEO Rick Muncrief said, "I can’t think of better people to work with than our friends and colleagues across WPX. Our United Way giving is one of the reasons why. Our continued level of giving shows me that our people have tremendous capacity to work through tough times and to stay focused on the things that matter most, including helping others who have significant, serious needs."
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