Headlines: A Big Acreage Buy In The Midland

In this week’s video: Parsley Energy made the biggest Midland acquisition so far this year, with an agreement to acquire 71,000 net acres from Double Eagle Energy for $2.8 billion. Meanwhile, Apache Corp. is marketing thousands of East Texas leasehold acres as the company accelerates the development of its Alpine High discovery in the Delaware Basin. Finally, the Dakota Access Pipeline project is about to get moving again as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues the final permit.