Former federal official claims DAPL decision politically driven

A decision this week by the Corps of Engineers to further delay construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline drew criticism from a former PHMSA administrator and triggered legal action from Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners.
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Marathon adding Bakken rig, deploying new completion design

Marathon Oil Corp. is adding a single drilling rig to its North Dakota operations before the end of the year in preparation of 2017. The rig addition sets the stage for the exploration and production company's plan for growth in 2017.
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Dallas petroleum consultant explains potential impact of Trump

Oil industry expert John Auers of Turner, Mason & Co. believes that while a Donald Trump presidency will be good for the oil and gas industry overall, market forces will ultimately have a greater impact on the the industry's long-term outlook.
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Enerplus eyes 25 percent Bakken growth in 2017

Enerplus Corp. intends to increase its North Dakota oil production by 25 percent next year. With one drilling rig currently operating in its Fort Berthold acreage, Enerplus will add another rig in January.
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Industry groups file lawsuit over BLM flaring and venting rules

Two industry groups this week filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management because of methane flaring and venting rules they say are unnecessary and duplicate Environmental Protection Agency regulations already in place.
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USGS: Wolfcamp assessment puts Bakken at No. 2 largest shale

The Wolfcamp shale in the Midland Basin portion of Texas' Permian Basin province contains an estimated mean of 20 billion barrels of oil, 16 trillion cubic feet of associated natural gas, and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.
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Industry Events

NAPE Summit

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

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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