Bakken Exclusives

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EIA’s long-term projection has the Bakken taking over as the largest U.S. tight oil play.

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Further optimization could lead to better frack designs, stage and well spacing, greater production and ultimately, more profit.

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The Oklahoma City company is continuing to chip away at its balance sheet to pay down debt with the sale of 80,000 net acres in North Dakota and Montana.

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