UND dedicates new Collaborative Energy Center

Last week, the University of North Dakota dedicated a new Collaborative Energy Center which connects engineering and geology. It also provides resources to collaborate with other campus entities to advance energy-related technology and research.
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Houston investment firm beats expectations, raises $2 billion

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, a Houston-based energy investment firm, believes this is one of the best times there has been to invest in energy. The firm has announced that its latest energy-focused fund exceeded expectations, reaching $2 billion.
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Oasis buys SM Energy’s Williston Basin assets for $785 million

Bakken pure-play operator Oasis Petroleum Inc. has spent $785 million to acquire roughly 55,000 net acres in the Williston Basin from SM Energy Co. The new acreage overlays roughly 50 percent of Oasis' existing core acreage.
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ND's Congressional delegation asks for federal help

An increased level of protest activity in North Dakota caused by Dakota Access Pipeline construction and the need for additional law enforcement support has resulted in the state's Congressional delegation seeking help from federal authorities.
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Private equity group CSL acquires 2 Bakken-linked service firms

CSL Capital Management is merging three oilfield service companies into one large entity. Bayou Workover Services and Magna Energy Services, each part of CSL's newly formed entity, currently have operating locations in the Bakken.
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ND’s August production falls below 1 million barrels per day

North Dakota petroleum production finally fell below 1 million barrels per day for the first time in more than two years. However, Lynn Helms, Department of Mineral Resources director, expects prices to rise and activity to increase later in 2017.
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Industry Events

NAPE Summit

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

2017 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 2-4, 2017
Evraz Place
Regina, Saskatchewan

The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 17-19, 2017
Bismarck Event Center
Bismarck, North Dakota

Summer NAPE

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

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