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The shale revolution is taking the United States to new highs. 🇺🇸📈
U.S. oil production is expected to rise by about 83,000 bpd in June to reach 8.49 million bpd with North Dakota's Bakken region expecting to climb 16,000 bpd for a record 1.42 million bpd. #Bakken
U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by about 8...
North Dakota oil and gas are back on track to hit new records after winter lulls. Bakken oil production grew 4% and natural gas hit the largest volume production gain in a single month this March. #Bakken
North Dakota oil and gas production saw robust increases in March but fell shy of the state’s oil record, the state’s top oil regulator said Wednesday.
The future of the Bakken looks bright!
Since Governor Doug Burgum challenged North Dakota's energy industry in 2017 to reach 2 million barrels per day, oil companies have developed new technologies that are boosting production and stretching the boundaries of the Bakken.
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The University of Mary graduated its first engineering class in an effort to address the growing need for skilled workers in the Bakken. North Dakota students now have a new choice to attain their degree and a good paying job in their home state!
Only a couple weeks ago, the University of Mary graduated its first class of engineering students, highlighting a new opportunity for students to earn an engineering degree in western North
The EIA is raising their production forecast AGAIN! Shale plays like the Bakken are setting the nation on a track to reach the 13 million bpd milestone by the end of 2019. #Bakken
U.S. crude oil production is expected to rise by 1.49 million barrels per day (b...
Listen to Senator Kevin Cramer talk about how President Donald Trump's policies boost activity in the Bakken! The President's actions easing pipeline projects helps producers endure volatile commodity pricing and affirms the nation's energy independence. #Bakken
Most of North Dakota's oil and agriculture workers support the Trump's hands-off policies,according to GOP Senator Kevin Cramer.