Bakken fracking expert sees reason for optimism in 2017

Completion consultant Monte Besler, owner of FRACN8R Consulting LLC in Williston, ND, believes that 2017 will be a much better year for North Dakota's oil and gas industry. Bakken producers are preparing for more drilling in the coming year.
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Venezuela energy minister: oil reaches $65 in first half of 2017

Due to OPEC member and non-member decisions on oil production cuts set for the first six months of 2017, global Brent crude prices will range between $60/b and $65/b next year, according to Venezuela's energy minister.
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Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library ready for Bakken 2.0

The Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library that played a direct role in helping North Dakota become the No. 2 oil producing state in the nation has undergone a major renovation and expansion that will keep it relevant for the oil and gas industry.
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Telling the Bakken's True Story

Dakota Access Pipeline protests teach the industry lessons about communicating and why an expanded effort needs to be started and continued to tell the true story of the Bakken and other oil and gas developments.
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Glancing at 2017 Bakken Activity Expectations

Short updates from major Bakken operators and drilling rig providers on early 2017 investment plans, DUC strategies and outlooks on the current state of the industry.
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The Facts About DAPL

The debate over the Dakota Access Pipeline has become one that is centered almost entirely on emotion and politics rather than reason, logic or science, as was proven when President Obama refused to grant operators a final easement.
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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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