WBPC opens with ND, Canada Bakken updates

The 2015 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference started today with updates on the oil and gas industries of North Dakota, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Typically the largest Bakken event of the year, the 2015 WBPC is taking place in Regina, Saskatchewan.
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Oil expert explains oil price decline history, positive outcomes

Tony Cadrin has been employed in the North American oil and gas industry during each its six oil price decline cycles. Now, Cadrin is experiencing the seventh oil price decline period since 1986.
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North Dakota legislature passes new oil tax framework

The North Dakota legislature has passed a bill to lower the state’s extraction tax on oil. The bill is now on the governor’s desk awaiting his signature. Should Dalrymple sign the new law, the extraction tax would be reduced from 6.5 to 5 percent.
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Court approves ND, Colorado joining fracking rule challenge

A ruling by the Federal District Court of Wyoming allows North Dakota and Colorado to join Wyoming in challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s authority to impose regulations on fracking practices.
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New Tioga Aero Center supports Bakken air travel infrastructure

The Tioga Aero Center FBO (fixed-base operator) will hold its official grand opening and fly-in Friday at the Tioga Municipal Airport, marking a key infrastructure development in aviation support for the Bakken region.
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Buckhorn Energy Services acquires Bakken SWD facility

Buckhorn Energy Services LLC has acquired a saltwater disposal (SWD) facility in western North Dakota from Hole in the Ground Disposal Inc. The facility is located north of Watford City in McKenzie County, North Dakota.
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Industry Events

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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