Inside Issue 1

Features

A Bullish Bakken Jobs Market

BY Patrick C. MillerLow oil prices have played a major role in the decreased rig count within the Williston Basin, but according to several sources, the price of oil has yet to impact the demand for workers. READ MORE

Straight From The Bakken Source

BY Luke GeiverFerus Natural Gas Fuels is perfecting a flare gas capture and recycling process to power Bakken drill rigs. After tweaking the unique logistics and capture process throughout 2014 with GE Oil & Gas, the process is ready for commercial implementation. READ MORE

Contributions

ND Bakken Tax Trigger: Per Barrel Impact

BY Tom Bokowy and Ryan Hatcher North Dakota calculates oil taxes using a formula based on the benchmark WTI market price to determine the trigger for the oil extraction tax. The trigger can impact new wells, existing wells and producers. READ MORE