Kodiak Oil & Gas makes major investment in Bakken

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. has purchased $660 million in Bakken and Three Forks Formation producing properties from Liberty Resources, a Denver-based private oil and gas company.
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WBI Energy plans natural gas pipeline to eastern ND, Minn, Wisc

WBI Energy Inc., the pipeline and energy services subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc., announced plans for a proposed natural gas pipeline stretching from far western North Dakota to western Minnesota
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ND tax report shows huge increase in oil industry, construction

A new report from the North Dakota Tax Department shows the increase in oil and mining, construction and overall activity in the state for calendar year 2012 compared to 2011. In 2012, the mining and oil extraction industry reached $5.1 billion.
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Microseismic tool reveals proppant success rate during fracking

Microseismic Inc., an oilfield services provider of hydraulic fracturing mapping and data, has announced a new analytical tool to measure the effectiveness of proppant placement during the fracking process.
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Housing Funds now available for developers in Bakken counties

The North Dakota Housing Financing Agency is now accepting applications from multifamily housing developers for funding allocations through the Housing Incentive Fund. The HIF is designed to help with affordable housing for essential Bakken workers.
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Intertek expands Bakken presence to meet explosive growth

Intertek, a quality solutions provider, has expanded its North Dakota field and laboratory operations in the Bakken to provide enhanced local inspection and testing services to oil and gas clients.
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SD hires consulting firm to assess Bakken opportunity

South Dakota and the Governor's Office of Economic Development are taking new steps to promote the oil and gas industry within the state. Black Hills Business Strategy will assess Bakken-based opportunities for the state.
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Industry Events

North American Prospect Expo

August 14-16, 2013
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

Bakken Oil Workers & Oil Service Expo

August 20-22, 2013
North Dakota State Fair Center
Minot, North Dakota

North Dakota Petroleum Council Annual Meeting

September 17-19, 2013

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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