Bakken production enters saw tooth pattern

Due to oil price projections for the rest of the year and 2016, the ebb and flow in N.D.'s oil production numbers will continue through mid-2016. Average West Texas Intermediate price of $65 to $70 per barrel will increase activity.
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Oasis exceeds Q1 production predictions

Oasis Petroleum announced that company total revenues were down nearly 40 percent in the first quarter of 2015, which Oasis said was primarily due to lower oil and natural gas prices despite beating its previously set production predictions.
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QEP’s Q1 update shows enhanced well completion success

With the slowdown in activity, QEP has redoubled its focus on providing more efficient operations, which have provided successful results from its enhanced completion designs in the Williston Basin and Pinedale.
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A Geologist To The Core

Kathy Neset has become a Bakken rockstar by working with multiple stakeholders ranging from community leaders to major exploration and production companies. Her story parallels the evolution of the play.
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ND Oil, Gas Legislative Review

The 64th Legislative Assembly of the State of North Dakota wrapped up April 29. While this session did not take as many days as the 2013 session, most would argue it was as jam-packed with significant issues.
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Unmanned aircraft have great potential for oil and gas industry

BP, Statoil and Shell are oil major oil producers that have turned to unmanned aircraft systems to monitor infrastructure while reducing safety risks associated with such tasks. According to Joseph Bernard, others can, will or should follow.
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Industry Events

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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