Drilling study shows shale play developers improving efficiency

A study of U.S. oil and natural gas wells drilled in 2013 shows that although the average depth and distance of wells increased, costs remained flat, indicating an improvement in efficiency—especially in the Bakken and other tight shale plays.
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North Dakota, BNSF commits to rail safety improvements

During a recent conference call with North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, BNSF Railway executive chairman Matt Rose outlined the company’s plans to implement additional measures for improved rail safety.
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Citadel Survey: Oil, gas service firms asked to cut prices

Citadel Advisory Group, a boutique investment banking firm serving oil and gas related industries, recently surveyed oil and gas service companies to understand where clients stand financially within current oil prices.
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Then and Now: Bakken Economy By The Numbers

Results of an economic study aimed at explaining the connection between North Dakota's oil and gas industry and the state's economy shows where the oil and gas industry has been, but knowing where it’s going is the challenge.
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API says Obama should address U.S. energy trade barriers

Responding to a report released by the Obama Administration on lifting overseas trade barriers, the American Petroleum Institute said outdated American trade policies create barriers to energy exports that would create U.S. jobs.
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Natural gas-to-liquids provider hopes to service the Bakken

Greyrock Energy wants to add diesel refining capacity to the Williston Basin without the investment for large-scale refinery infrastructure. The company intends to do so with a natural gas-to-liquids technology slated to enter the Bakken this year.
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Industry Events

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

Houston Oilfield Expo

December 9-10, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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