Job activity, construction pace in Williston still brisk

Activity in the Bakken oil patch may have slowed down, but construction and job activity in Williston, N.D., has not.
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Two more gas capture demo projects may be coming to the Bakken

As one of its gas capture field demonstration projects wraps up, the Houston-based Environmentally Friendly Drilling (EFD) program is working to bring two new projects to the Bakken.
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TransCanada calls on US State Department to delay Keystone XL

TransCanada Corp. is taking a new approach to the potential development of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Canadian-based firm has sent a letter to the U.S. State Department to pause on its review of the pipeline while Nebraska reviews the route.
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SM Energy invests, expands presence in Bakken

Denver-based independent exploration and production company SM Energy has had a presence in Williston, North Dakota, since 1999 and with its new 28,000 square foot office space, SM has plans to remain in the region for a long time to come.
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Increased IPs have Whiting rethinking Bakken production curves

Whiting Petroleum produced roughly 160,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day,130,000 boepd from the Bakken, in the third quarter, thanks in part to its commitment to greater sand volumes used in well completions.
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Studies show Bakken doesn’t produce more greenhouse gas

Crude produced from tight shale formations generates greenhouse gas emissions similar to conventional oil production methods, according to two scientific studies released by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
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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

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

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