Bakken

Bakken Exclusives

The Bear In The Bakken

Matt Steele’s privately held Bruin E&P joined the big league in the Williston Basin with last year’s $1.4 billion acquisition, and he’s not feeling intimidated at all.

QEP Sells Williston Basin Assets To Blank-Check Vantage Energy For $1.7 Billion

The acquisition of QEP’s foothold in the Williston Basin by Vantage Energy, a SPAC formed by NGP and industry veteran Roger Biemans, is set to create a Bakken pure-play operator.

Encana To Combine With Newfield Exploration In $5.5 Billion All-Stock Transaction

The acquisition of Newfield and its key position in the Stack/Scoop is expected to make Encana the second largest producer of unconventional resources in North America.

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
ConocoPhillips620,000
Hess Corp.609,000
All Top Acreage Holders