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4 hours ago

Bakken frack sand provider expands through $15M acquisition

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Logistics, Products & TechnologyTexas-based Smart Sand Inc. is expanding in North Dakota's Bakken shale oil play. After announcing the processing capacity expansion of its Oakdale, Wisconsin frack sand mine early this year, Smart Sand will spend $15 million in the Bakken. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Liberty provides first update as public frack company

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Exploration & Production, Products & TechnologyIn its first earnings call as a public company, Liberty Oilfield Services' executive team explained its recent accomplishments, expectations for full-year 2018 and the general state of the frack market. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Holt: Russia sows discord, discontent in American society

BY Staff Found In:Exploration & Production, Infrastructure & ConstructionWhat are the Russians hoping to achieve by using social media to disrupt U.S. energy markets and policies? David Holt, president of the Consumer Energy Alliance, provides North American Shale with his perspective on a recent House committee report. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

Oil and gas customer satisfaction leads to increased sales

BY Staff Found In:Exploration & Production, Logistics, Infrastructure & Construction, Products & TechnologyFor oil and gas businesses that want to increase sales during times of higher oil prices, improving customer satisfaction could be the key. The 2017 Energy Benchmark Study found that looking beyond technical solutions can be profitable. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

Dinosaur-era volcanic ash linked to shale oil and gas formation

BY Rice University Found In:Exploration & Production, Products & TechnologyGeologists at Rice University in Houston believe that the formation of U.S. shale oil and gas plays is related to ash deposits from thousands of dinosaur-era volcanic eruptions. Their study was recently published in Nature's Scientific Reports. READ MORE


2018 Bakken Conference & Expo

July 16-18, 2018
Roughrider Center
Watford City, North Dakota

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April 24-25, 2018
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

DUG Permian Basin

May 21-23, 2018
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 22-24, 2018
Bismarck Event Center
Bismarck, North Dakota

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