Study results validate Bakken crude characteristics

Results are in for a study to determine the characteristics of Bakken crude. The findings show Bakken crude is similar to other North American light sweet crudes, and doesn't pose a greater risk to transport by rail than other transportation fuel.
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PHMSA Director: Bakken crude not causing accidents

In the past decade, the amount of crude by rail has quadrupled, according to Kip Wills, director of the U.S. Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's Central Region. The increase doesn't appear to be slowing, he said at the 2014 WBPC.
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Dalrymple takes serious tone on Bakken flaring

Until now, the state has been lenient with flaring restrictions, often allowing operators to exceed the one-year deadline to stop flaring after a well is brought online. "We aren't going to allow that anymore," Dalrymple said.
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Forward-Looking Investors

How do investors find success from the Bakken oil and gas play? This is the story of how an award-winning team and an expanding duo reveal their successful Bakken investment strategies.
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A Business For Truckers, By Truckers

As trucking operations remain a critical element of the Bakken's growth, some firms are struggling to maintain a culture of growth. Brady Trucking Inc. has found a way to maintain a strong workforce.
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3 Men And A Crane

The economic opportunities linked to the Bakken require service providers to cater to the oil and gas industry's every move. Some companies, like Rossco Crane, are finding ways to service the oil industry while expanding into new segments.
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Industry Events

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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