Whiting's 2014 outlook: all-in on new frack design

Whiting Petroleum Corp. is going all-in on its new completion design. Test results for the cemented liner, plug and perf approach were incredibly positive in 2013. In 2014, the completion method will be used for nearly all new Williston Basin wells.
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NDIC approves flare reduction recommendations for Bakken

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved several recommendations from the Department of Mineral Resources to reduce the amount of flaring in the state.
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Newfield Exploration's 2013 Bakken results exceed forecasts

Newfield Exploration Co.'s 2013 Williston Basin production was up 40 percent over 2012. "Production from the region exceeded our beginning-of-the-year forecast," the company said. In 2014, Newfield will operate four drilling rigs.
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ND Water Commission releases frack water report

The North Dakota Water Commission has issued a report regarding the facts about fracking and water use in the state. According to the report, fracking accounted for only 4 percent of the state's 2012 total water consumption.
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Heated frack-tank fleet operator expands into Bakken

Intercept Energy Services, a Canadian-based heated frack water truck fleet operator, has deployed two new frack water heated-tank trucks to North Dakota. The system is heated by propane.
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IPAA's Russell responds to oil tax reform proposal

Several elements of the proposal will affect America's independent oil and natural gas producers. IPAA commends the proposal to retain the current tax treatment of intangible drilling costs (IDCs).
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Montana Energy 2014

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

DUG Bakken and Niobrara

April 2-4, 2014
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

2014 Alliance Expo & Annual Meeting

April 22-23, 2014
MPEC Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls, Texas

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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