Bakken Exclusives

SM Energy, buys, sells, acquisition, divestiture, Midland Basin, Permian Basin, Williston Basin, Oasis Petroleum, North Dakota, Texas, deals, QStar, EnCap Investments, Hart Energy, Oil and Gas Investor, Darren Barbee

UPDATE: SM’s Midland position will expand to 82,450 net acres and its drilling locations in the basin will increase to more than 4,100.

coal to gas switching, CO2, emissions, EIA, fossil fuel, solar, wind

Solar and wind power are expected to make up only 7% of electric generation by 2017.

Rally against Dakota Access Pipeline in Oregon.

Energy Transfer Partner’s Bakken pipeline survives appeals court motion, but Standing Rock Sioux not giving up battle to kill it.

Bakken Gross Acreage

CompanyNet Acreage
Crescent Point Energy1,000,000
DeeThree Exploration200,000
ARC Resources179,200
LGX Oil + Gas167,838
All Top Acreage Holders
CompanyNet Acreage
Continental Resources1,074,000
Whiting Petroleum667,668
Hess Corp.609,000
All Top Acreage Holders