Bakken pioneers, Texas investment group buy back into Bakken

A Fort Worth, Texas-based energy investment firm has partnered with a team of experienced Bakken operators and developers on the purchase of a package of Williston Basin assets.
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Economist: Low oil prices insulate U.S. from global economy

Matt Murray, an economist with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, says low crude prices that hurt the oil and gas industry are ultimately a boon to the U.S. economy.
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Bakken Director's cut explains rigs, oil prices, silver lining

The number of drilling rigs in North Dakota fell to 49 this month, the lowest rig count in seven years, according to the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources. Despite the drop, there is still a silver lining.
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Foundation Energy CEO talks Williston Basin entrance

Eddie Rhea is not letting oil prices deter his multi-basin acquisition and development company from entering the Williston Basin. His company recently acquired more than 100 operating and non-operating wells in North Dakota and Montana.
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DOE drilling project studies ND rock 16,000 feet down

Battelle, the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center and Schumberger will participate in a $35 million deep borehole research project in North Dakota for the U.S. Department of Energy.
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3 ND students receive Bakken U scholarships

Three students attending universities in North Dakota’s oil patch have been awarded Bakken U scholarships to further their education and future job opportunities in the state.
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Industry Events

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

Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC)

August 1-3, 2016
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

2016 OKC Oilfield Expo

August 17-18, 2016
Cox Convention Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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