Groups call decision to halt pipeline unprecedented, chilling

The Obama administration's decision late last week to halt work on a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota garnered strong reactions from industry, labor and members of Congress.
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Resource Energy eyes another Bakken investment, will spend $75M

Resource Energy Can-Am LLC has made its second major investment into the Bakken in less than one year. The Denver-based exploration and production firm formed by oil industry veterans Paul Favret and Kent Moore will spend $75 million.
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EIA now tracking shale DUCs in 4 major plays

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has once again added to its informational offerings linked to shale oil and gas development. For the first time, EIA is now tracking and highlighting the number of drilled but uncompleted wells.
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U.S. shale success could have global impact on oil supply

The true impact of oil production from shale depends on the ability of E&P companies to employ the technology globally, says Thomas Covert, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.
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Update: RockPile Energy gains new investor, acquires AWS

White Deer Energy, a private equity firm that targets oil and gas exploration and production, has turned to a Bakken-based service provider as the firm's newest investment.
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Bakken area first responders receive $65,000 from XTO Energy

XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., has announced it has contributed $65,000 to fire departments and emergency services organizations in Montana's and North Dakota's Bakken communities.
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Industry Events

2016 North Dakota Petroleum Council Annual Meeting

September 19-21, 2016
Holiday Inn Riverside
Minot, North Dakota

Energy Conference

September 19-21, 2016
Downtown Embassy Suites
Des Moines, Iowa

OilComm Conference & Exposition

October 11-13, 2016
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

NAPE Denver

October 12-13, 2016
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

NAPE Summit

February 15-17, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

Summer NAPE

August 16-17, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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