Bakken Exclusives

drilling, downhole, completions, plug, perf, slickwater, fracking, crude, oil

E&Ps in the Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian have made strides in well completion efficiencies and costs. Though, even with increased recoveries, opening up production at low prices sits poorly with the industry.

Halliburton, deal, partnership, fine, workforce, Baker Hughes, Palantir, Landmark

Halliburton joins forces with Palantir Solutions, will pay an $18 million Department of Labor fine and continues to market assets as part of its merger with Baker Hughes.

Bakken, production, crime, downturn, policing, drug trafficking, aggravated assault, oilfield worker

The Bakken Shale, with its remoteness and lack of resources, was overwhelmed with a tide of newcomers. And that left local law enforcement trying to catch up while drug runners moved in. 

Heard In The Field

Bakken Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Crescent Point Energy 1,000,000
DeeThree Exploration 200,000
ARC Resources 179,200
LGX Oil + Gas 167,838
All Top Acreage Holders
Company Net Acreage
Continental Resources 1,170,000
Whiting Petroleum 811,737
ConocoPhillips 626,000
Hess Corp. 613,000
All Top Acreage Holders