Inside Issue February 2015

Features

Targeting Flare Utilization

BY Emily AasandBakken producers may have met the first of several North Dakota-issued flare-reduction targets, but the challenges of continued crude production in the midst of impending new state-imposed, flare-reduction targets remain. READ MORE

Moving Toward Crude Conditioning

BY Luke GeiverNew oil conditions regulations spotlight the role of burner management systems for the Bakken shale play in North Dakota. Small investments in well site management systems can increase both safety and revenue. READ MORE

Departments

Production Projections

BY Emily AasandFor oil and gas industry leaders and related-parties, speculating on oil price bottoms, rebounds, short-term impacts and hedging has become a daily activity. Production projections show that as the oil prices decrease, the number of rigs will too. READ MORE