Emily Aasand

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July 27, 2015

Bakken Backbone Seminar highlights infrastructure needs

The first day of the 2015 Bakken Conference & Expo kicked off today with a single-day seminar, titled “The Bakken’s Backbone.” The day focused on infrastructure issues important to the Bakken, including: rail, water, gas processing, fleet and power. READ MORE

July 25, 2015

The Non-Op Variety

Nonoperators have been prolific in the country’s shale plays since the beginning, but have become focused in the Bakken in recent years. Many opportunities exist at current oil prices. READ MORE

July 22, 2015

Bakken refinery developers create JV, focus on Berthold

Quantum Energy Inc., a Bakken-focused refinery developer, and Native Son Holdings LLC have announced their intent to form a joint venture for the construction and operations of a 40,000 barrel per day refinery in Berthold, North Dakota. READ MORE

July 21, 2015

Enhanced completions position Whiting for profitable 2015

Despite the ebb and flow of oil prices, Whiting is on track to see a seven percent 2015 production growth over 2014, which has also caused the company to increase its 2015 capital budget. READ MORE

July 15, 2015

Halliburton, Baker Hughes extend closing acquisition date

Halliburton and Baker Hughes have announced they’ve entered a timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. DOJ regarding an extension for the DOJ’s review of Halliburton’s acquisition of Baker Hughes to the later of November 25, 2015. READ MORE

July 08, 2015

Q&A: Bakken non-op reveals current challenges, opportunities

As a non-op, changes to drilling schedules, well completions and low oil prices have presented unique challenges. This is a preview from Northern Oil & Gas's scheduled Bakken Conference & Expo presentation. READ MORE

July 08, 2015

NDPC testifies in Washington to repeal crude export ban

Kari Cutting, vice president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testified in front of the U.S. House of Representative’s Agriculture Committee today regarding the benefits to be gained by lifting the 1970s ban on U.S. exports of crude oil. READ MORE

July 08, 2015

IHS report: Refracking remains a niche market

A recent report conducted by IHS found that horizontal well refracking will remain a niche market despite an increased interest from exploration and production and oilfield service companies hoping the technology will reinvigorate drilling activity. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

ND leads lawsuit against EPA water rule

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined twelve other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the EPA's new water ruling. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

Q&A: ND summer infrastructure update

Q&A with Grant Levi, North Dakota director of the Department of Transportation, on this summer's main Bakken infrastructure projects planned or underway. READ MORE