KKR forms partnership to acquire Williston Basin shale assets


KKR, a leading global investment firm, and, Western Natural Resources LLC have announced a new partnership to acquire producing and undeveloped oil and gas assets in the Williston Basin.
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ExxonMobil outlines Permian's operational impact on NM's economy


The state government will receive an estimated $62 billion in net fiscal benefits, $44 billion of which will come from new leases and royalties, according to the research. About $8.5 billion will come from state oil-and-gas severance taxes.
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AI-powered shale software developer gains $15M investment


Artificial intelligence software designed for the energy industry continues to gain investor attention. Tachyus, a production optimization software developer that first gained investor backing in 2014, just earned another $15 million.
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Red Wolf team back in shale after SCOOP/STACK acreage buy


After forming in February, Red Wolf Natural Resources is back in the shale game. Drew Deaton and his team previously worked in developing shale assets in multiple plays including the DJ Basin and Anadarko Basin.
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New completion designs, breakevens help Bakken break records


A historic, decades-old oilfield in North Dakota is responsible for one of the highest barrel per day initial production rates ever recorded from a well on land in the U.S. The results have big implications for the Bakken and Three Forks shale plays.
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Breakeven oil prices underscore shale’s impact on the market


The oil price that companies need to profitably drill new wells has closely tracked prices for long-dated oil futures in recent years. The emergence of U.S. shale production seems to be playing a large role in anchoring long-term oil prices.
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