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The Latest from Bakken Backers
North Dakota's daily crude output remained above one million barrels for the 26th month! Read about how drilling activity and infrastructure are boosting the Bakken and making it a power play in the United States. 📈 #Success
As a proof of North Dakota's healthy drilling activity, some 66 rigs were exploring in the state in March.
A great example of community outreach by Slawson staff! They cleaned up 14 miles of highway and filled over 150 bags of trash. One lucky crew even found a few bucks!
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Vice President of Onshore for Hess, Barry Biggs, gave his review of the Bakken and outlined opportunities for growth, investment, and what operators need to do to meet the future demand for oil.
Oil is a growth business, despite the change in the world’s energy mix. With exports from the Bakken formation centered on western North Dakota already heading to Asian and European markets, the…
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.