Oasis CEO says Bakken still in early innings

When Taylor Reid, president and Chief Operating Officer of Bakken pure-play operator Oasis Petroleum Inc., is asked how long the oil production and development will happen in the Williston Basin, he responds with a baseball analogy.
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Hamm: We have changed the world

Harold Hamm may have more access to the technical intricacies of the Bakken shale play than anyone, but it's the story of horizontal drilling and the shale energy industry's rise that he wants to talk about.
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Statoil donates $150,000 to Williston training center

As a part of its commitment to the Williston Basin, Statoil is pleased to announce a Diamond Level pledge of $150,000 over three years towards the construction of the new TrainND-Northwest Center in Williston.
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ND trade mission to connect Bakken to Canadian investors

Donovan Johnson is on a mission to connect Canadian investors, businesses and delegates with the Bakken. In early June, Johnson, with the North Dakota Trade Office, will help lead the mission to Toronto and Montreal.
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Major western ND highway construction projects underway

Gov. Jack Dalrymple was joined by state and local officials to break ground on two bypass projects that will enhance traffic movement in western N.D. Project costs are $190 million.
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SD School of Mines oil event offers glimpse of state's geology

Rock layers, which produce oil in the surrounding areas, are at the surface here. Geologists can walk up to an outcrop and see the material, which they have only viewed previously as small chips from a well bore, said Alvis Lisenbee, professor.
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Industry Events

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

Bakken & Three Forks Completions & Well Spacing 2014

May 28-29, 2014
Marriott City Center Denver
Denver, Colorado

Unconventional Resources Technology Conference

August 25-27, 2014
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

The Bakken | Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference & Expo

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

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