Abraxas looking to sell Texas acreage, remains focused on Bakken

Following the sale of its Canadian operations and the potential sale of two Texas acreage blocks, Abraxas Petroleum Corp. will be mainly focused on the Bakken in 2016.
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ND rail plan developers seeking public input

The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants your opinion regarding a statewide rail plan. Following its announcement of the new statewide rail plan in November last year, the NDDOT is now issuing a public survey.
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Industry groups say EPA methane reduction plan costly, unneeded

Two oil and gas industry organizations came out against a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce methane emissions 40 to 45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025. API said the move is "catering to environmental extremists."
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ND oil and gas production down slightly in January

Lynn Helms, director of North Dakota's Department of Mineral Resources, reported that oil and gas production fell slightly during January. He anticipates that low oil prices will continue to impact production at least until the third quarter.
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IEA believes oil prices bottomed; offers medium term projection

Oil prices may have bottomed, according to a report released by the International Energy Agency this month. Since January, crude prices have rallied significantly, surpassing $40/b at one point last week.
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Dakota Access Pipeline gets conditional approval from Iowa board

Iowa last week became the final state to approve construction of the $3.78 billion Dakota Access Pipeline that will carry Bakken crude to Illinois, but landowners and environmental groups say they will continue to oppose the project.
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Industry Events

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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