Hicks' keynote: insight on well pads, unitization, Bakken future

Bruce Hicks, assistant director for the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas division, delivered a keynote speech at The Bakken-Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation event, revealing how Bakken resources could be developed over time.
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Tesoro upgrading rail car fleet for Bakken crude shipments

Tesoro Corp. has announced that Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC has proactively begun replacing older cars in its crude oil rail car fleet with post-October 2011 design. The new cars will be used to ship Bakken crude to the Port of Vancouver.
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API chief economist talks shale energy, Bakken

John Felmy, chief economist for the American Petroleum Institute, has been studying energy since 1973 when he was on the Penn State University debate team. Felmy recently spoke on a Bakken-themed panel about what he sees and covers today.
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Leveraging the Bakken's High Ground

Unmanned aerial systems provide a new tool in an era where information is power. UASs will provide opportunities for increased revenue through safe and efficient petroleum and natural gas exploration in the Bakken Formation.
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Near-historic weather slows December oil production in ND

December weather slowed oil production in N.D., ending the state's streak of consecutive record monthly production numbers. Below zero temperatures, four major snow events, five major wind events and snow levels not seen since 1890 contributed.
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Bakken business event reveals current, future economic realities

The one-day event included stories and perspectives from successful companies and individuals that operate from within, or outside of, the core area of the Williston Basin. The common theme: "It will just get bigger."
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Industry Events

Montana Energy 2014

April 2-3, 2014
MetraPark Entertainment and Trace Center
Billings, Montana

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 20-24, 2014
Bismarck Civic Center
Bismarck, North Dakota

The Bakken | Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference & Expo

January 12-14, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, ND

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