ND surge bill passed, oil patch receives $1.1 billion

When the 2015 North Dakota construction season starts, communities and counties in need of infrastructure additions to meet the demand created by oil and gas production will have early access to $1.1 billion in state-provided funding.

Dual-fueled trucks draw positive response in the Bakken

Iowa-based Harrison Truck Centers spent the past week showing off its dual-fueled Freightliner Glider trucks in the Bakken, trucks that provide greater reliability while offering the potential to reduce gas flaring.

Despite crude prices, Marathon achieves high Q4 Bakken results

Marathon Oil's 2014 fourth quarter Bakken activity averaged 55,000 net bopd due to increased density pad drilling and the timing of bringing wells to sale.Marathon brought 17 gross operated wells to sale, 15 of which piloted enhanced completions.

Obama delivers on promise to veto Keystone pipeline bill

President Barack Obama on Tuesday made good on his promise to veto a bill passed with bipartisan support in Congress that approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Bakken remains EOG's 2015 focus

EOG Resources Inc.'s 2014 North Dakota drilling activity focused on the Bakken core and the Antelope extension, leading to 59 net wells, but due to low oil prices, the number of wells drilled and completed this year by the company will decrease.

Pipeline expansion links Bakken ethane to Alberta markets

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has entered into agreements to expand the Vantage pipeline system for an estimated capital cost of $85 million, linking the growing supply of ethane from the Bakken play in North Dakota to the petrochemical market in Alberta.

Industry Events

DUG Bakken and Niobrara

March 31-2, 2015
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

2015 Alliance Expo and Annual Meeting

April 21-22, 2015
MPEC Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls, Texas

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

April 28-30, 2015
Evraz Place
Regina, Saskatchewan

2nd Oil and Gas Transportation Canada Summit

May 25-27, 2015

Calgary, Alberta

The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 27-29, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, ND

NAPE Houston

August 19-20, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

OilComm Conference & Exposition

November 4-6, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

Executive Oil Conference

November 9-10, 2015
Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion
Midland, Texas

NAPE Denver

December 9-10, 2015
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

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