Bakken's No. 1 leaseholder shares 2014 plans

The Williston Basin's No. 1 leaseholder, Continental Resources Inc., has released its operational plans for 2014. The plans call for 300 net wells in the Williston Basin, and the continued derisking of the Williston Basin.
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NDPC annual meeting bringing Bakken to eastern ND

For the first time ever, the North Dakota Petroleum Council will hold its annual meeting in the eastern North Dakota community of Grand Forks. The annual meeting is an educational and informative event for member companies and the general public.
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Emerald Oil becomes Williston Basin pure play operator after sale

Emerald Oil has made its case as a pure play operator focused on the Williston Basin. Through two separate transactions totaling $113 million, the Denver-based exploration and production company has sold nearly all of it's non-operated assets.
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SaskEnergy to build NGL plant using Bakken feedstock

SaskEnergy will build a facility to extract ethane and other hydrocarbons from natural gas sourced from the Bakken formation in southeast Saskatchewan.
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Unconventional oil, gas study shows positive U.S. economic story

The U.S. unconventional oil and gas industry is impacting American households in a big way, according to a recent study by IHS Inc.
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Water marketing campaign in Bakken wins national award

A campaign to inform the public and promote the benefits of the Western Area Water Supply Project in northwestern North Dakota and the Bakken oil and gas play, recently won a 2013 National Marketing Communications Award.
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Oasis CEO calls Bakken acquisition extremely compelling

Oasis Petroleum Inc. has acquired 161,000 net acres in the heart of the Bakken shale formation for roughly $1.5 million. "We are not only excited about the near-term value of this deal, but the outlook over the long-term is extremely compelling."
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Industry Events

North Dakota Petroleum Council Annual Meeting

September 17-19, 2013
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Bakken Artificial Lift & Production Congress 2013

September 24-25, 2013

Denver, Colorado

The Bakken | Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference & Expo

February 10-12, 2014
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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