EOG defers well completions until oil prices rise

EOG Resources' first quarter 2015 financial results were significantly impacted by low commodity prices, seeing a net loss of $169.7 million. EOG says it will focus 85 percent of its 2015 capital spending to top oil plays, including the Bakken.

North Dakota 2015 legislative highlights

North Dakota’s 64th Legislative Assembly came to a close last week with strong investments in statewide infrastructure and addressing rapid-growth impacts in western North Dakota.

DOT announces final crude by rail rule

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a final rule for the safe transportation of flammable liquids by rail. The final rule focuses on improvements to prevent accidents and mitigate consequences in the event of an accident.

Dakota Prairie refinery begins operations in western ND

The Dickinson, North Dakota-based Dakota Prairie refinery has begun operations, MDU Resources Group Inc. and Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. announced Monday. The refinery can process 20,000 barrels per day of crude oil.

East Valley Rail begins Bakken construction

East Valley Industrial Park LLC has received first-round funding for its terminal located east of Williston, North Dakota. Construction is set to begin this summer and EVR plans to begin operations in December 2015.

Site Safe Containment debuts wellsite containment technology

Site Safe Containment, a wellsite containment company, has begun servicing a new, lightweight, heavy-duty berm for drilling and completion operation. The berm is engineered specifically to allow heavy vehicle “drive-over” capability.

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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