Iraqi delegation seeks flaring solutions in the Bakken

Officials with the Iraq Ministry of Oil and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) were in western North Dakota this week to study gas capture technologies and gas-powered electrical generation facilities used in the Bakken.
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Hess CEO: we are well positioned for low oil

Hess Corp. reported a third quarter net loss of $291 million with an adjusted after-tax net income of $745 million, which the company said was caused by reduced selling prices. In 2016, production could be 100,000 bopd with four drilling rigs.
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Hoeven grills federal nominees on oil and gas studies, regulation

During a U.S. Senate hearing last week in Washington, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., questioned nominees for positions in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Department of Interior (DOI) about federal policies on fracking, reserve assessments.
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Oxy execs explain Williston Basin asset sale

Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s reported sale of its Williston Basin acreage and assets became official today during the company's third quarter update. The announcement clarified previously reported inaccuracies about the sale along with rationale.
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Bakken proppant cube supplier develops new rail cars

The Houston-based materials and logistics firm that brought proppant-in-a-box systems to the Bakken and Eagle Ford has added to its suite of products with a new rail car designed to move the company's proppant cubes.
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UND Petroleum Engineering program growing rapidly

Though action in the Bakken oil patch has slowed in recent months, the petroleum engineering department at the University of North Dakota is humming with new activity to prepare students for work in North Dakota and around the world.
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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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