Bakken’s daily production to remain above 1 million barrels

As oil prices continue to fluctuate and North Dakota's rig count hovers in the 70-rig-range (down from the 190 mark one year ago) the amount of oil produced in the state per day remains above 1.2 million barrels per day. The trend will continue.
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Scotiabank VP of economics explains global impacts on oil

Patricia Mohr is tasked with following the global variables that impact oil prices and several other commodities. The Bakken magazine caught up with Mohr recently to talk about oil price decrease and other worldwide factors impacting the industry.
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Bakken operator WPX enters Permian Basin for $2.3 billion

WPX Energy is not afraid of oil prices. Less than a month after announcing it would ramp up its activity in the Bakken by adding two rigs to its Williston Basin operations, the company has paid $2.3 billion to enter the Permian Basin.
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Q&A: USGS explains Williston Basin, EPA water study

Last year the U.S. Geological Survey performed a study to assess groundwater resources in the Williston Basin. The study found no impact from energy development on groundwater. But, according to the USGS team, their work is not over.
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Halliburton, Baker Hughes extend closing acquisition date

Halliburton and Baker Hughes have announced they’ve entered a timing agreement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. DOJ regarding an extension for the DOJ’s review of Halliburton’s acquisition of Baker Hughes to the later of November 25, 2015.
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Q&A: Upstream analyst on what makes or breaks Bakken production

Jonathan Garrett, principal analyst for Wood Mackenzie's U.S. Houston-based upstream research division, said the Bakken has been much more resilient in the face of low oil prices than most expected. There are factors to watch closely, however.
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Industry Events

The Bakken Conference & Expo

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

The Bakken's Backbone Seminar

July 27-27, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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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