XTO Energy agrees to second Bakken gathering line

XTO Energy, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., has formed a long-term agreement with Enable Midstream Partners LP, to gather and move XTO's Bakken crude. The gathering system will be constructed in Williams and Mountrail counties in North Dakota.
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Hess donates $400,000 to ND's workforce recruiting efforts

"Like many businesses, Hess is faced with tremendous workforce needs," said Steve McNally, Hess Corp's general manager for North Dakota. "We want to hire workers who, like us, believe in the exciting opportunities North Dakota has to offer."
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January Bakken production hurt by wind, temporary well shut-ins

Oil production numbers for the first month of 2014 are somewhat disappointing, said Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources in his monthly director;s cut. High winds and temporary well shut-in's impacted production.
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Calgary operator enters Williston Basin with acquisition

"The acquisition creates a new core area for Vermilion in the Williston Basin. We have been evaluating entry opportunities into this prolific area for an extended period of time, but had not previously been able to structure a transaction."
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The Safest Route

Rail industry perspective on the changing crude-by-rail transport option from BNSF, the Association of American Railroads, and Watco, a company planning a railcar retrofit facility near South Heart, N.D.
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Why Liberty is Back in the Bakken

An industry-leading completion design has Liberty set to shine again. Leen Weijers, vice president of technology and sales, details the merits of a slickwater, plug and perf, ceramic-proppant-based completion design.
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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

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

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