Platts Global Oil Outlook forecasts low prices through 2016

OPEC’s decision not to cut production—combined with large volumes of oil reserves and a slowing demand for crude—mean that prices are not likely to rebound in 2016, according to Platts Global Oil Outlook.
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Companies selling 710 wells in the Bakken

Nine operators are acquiring 710 wells in the Bakken, said Lynn Helms, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources director. The two companies with the highest amount of well sales are Whiting Oil and Gas and Occidental Petroleum
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Iowa ends public hearing process for Dakota Access pipeline

Although the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) this week ended the public hearing process on the Dakota Access Pipeline that will transport Bakken crude to Illinois, a decision might be months away.
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Tesoro buys Bakken crude pipeline, gathering assets

A Bakken-based refinery team is making offsite infrastructure investments to bolster its operations. Tesoro Corp. will acquire the assets of crude oil logistics provider Great Northern Midstream.
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2016 Bakken Snapshot: Pipelines in Focus

Policymakers and regulators say a new approach to infrastructure monitoring and installation standards will usher in a new era of pipeline quality.
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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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