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a two-basin business model



Permian Basin

WPX entered the Delaware side of the basin in 2015 by purchasing RKI E&P. Today we have have decades of drilling inventory underlying 131,000 net surface acres.


Williston Basin

We hold 85,000 net acres in North Dakota. We’re developing new wells from the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formation. Roughly 85% of the production mix is oil.



WPX has an emerging infrastructure portfolio in the Permian Basin, starting with a joint venture for a crude oil gathering system and natural gas processing plant.


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Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic Fracturing

We were one of the first producers to voluntarily disclose details about hydraulic fracturing.

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.



We want to be known for doing the right thing. We go above and beyond to protect the environment – and have the awards to prove it.

WPX: A Total Transformation

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