Schlumberger inks deal for unique frack pump tested in Bakken

The VorTeq system could drastically impact Schlumberger’s approach to fracking and the coordination of its frack fleet and pumping requirements. Through the 15-year deal, Schlumberger will pay ERI $75 million upfront, followed by royalties.
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University of Mary reaches beyond Bismarck borders to the Bakken

The University of Mary is building on the educational groundwork it has laid in the Bakken by educating oilfield employees and executives off-campus in Watford City, North Dakota.
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The Bakken's New Direction

Faced with the challenge of low oil prices and constrained operations, service companies—like Aggreko—are finding ways to stand-out. Their efforts highlight the new operational strategies deployed by some service firms in the Bakken.
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Bakken Wall Street Coverage

E&P analysts share perspective on low oil, activity levels and future expectations. We spoke with analysts based in Denver and Houston to learn what investors think of the current oil market.
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Yale fracking research shows no link exists to drinking water

Yale researchers have completed a study on the effect of Marcellus shale hydraulic fracturing operations on drinking water and the possible link of fracking to organic compounds found in groundwater aquifers.
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Progress through pipelines

They are the arteries of our country, delivering water, energy and fuel to cities, towns and remote areas all across our nation. They are pipelines, and like the veins that course through our bodies, they are vital to the Bakken.
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Industry Events

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 9-11, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

2016 Ark-La-Tex Oilfield Expo

March 30-31, 2016
Shreveport Convention Center
Shreveport, Louisiana

2016 The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 25-27, 2016
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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