Whiting positioned in 2016 to weather continued low oil prices

Whiting CEO James Volker announced the company's 2016 budget which he said is designed to preserve its balance sheet strength in anticipation of oil prices in the 30s.
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Continental Resources’ 2016 Bakken vision: build DUC inventory

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm believes drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) act as cash in the bank. The operator will defer well completions this year until oil reaches $45/b.
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Newfield Exploration CEO hints at Bakken asset sale

Newfield Exploration Co. plans to run one drilling rig in the Williston Basin this year. The Texas-based operator also expects to complete 12 to 15 wells. The main focus for the company, however, is to HBP its Anadarko Basin operations.
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Purdue research on rock fractures has potential Bakken uses

A team of Purdue University researchers has created a way to quickly and remotely evaluate fluid flow in subsurface fractures that could impact oil and gas extraction in the Bakken and other shale plays.
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Answers From The Bakken Analyst

Jonathan Garrett, an oil and gas expert from globally renowned analytics firm Wood Mackenzie, talks prices, contracts and new strategies that upstream and midstream entities will deploy in 2016.
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Bakken U's Purpose

To ensure the Bakken’s workforce remains stable, state leaders have turned to innovative educational outlets to entice workers to stay no matter the oil price.
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Industry Events

DUG Rockies

March 9-11, 2016
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

2016 Ark-La-Tex Oilfield Expo

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

UAS Energy In Sight Summit

May 4-4, 2016
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 24-26, 2016
Bismarck Event Center
Bismarck, 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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