Bakken Exclusives

Bakken, shale, North Dakota, NDIC, oil, gas

Oil production in May rose by 32,000 bbl/d over the previous month to 1.2 MMbbl/d, which rivals the state’s all-time high reached in December 2014.

Bakken, fracking, carbon dioxide, proppant, shale

Long recognized for its willingness to embrace new and innovative approaches to solve the big challenges facing the industry, Statoil is set to use CO2 and proppant in a first of its kind test well in the Bakken Shale.

Refracking, shale, horizontal drilling, IHS, Bloomberg

Refracking has been met with enthusiasm—especially when it works—and skepticism, but in order to move forward, the industry needs a large-scale refracking program and more investment IHS says.

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