Category Archives: Industry News

Opening keynote speaker named for DUG Bakken and Niobrara conference

Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO of Continental Resources, will deliver the opening keynote address for Hart Energy’s DUG Bakken and Niobrara conference and exhibition set for April 2-4, 2014.  The event comes one month earlier this year and once again will take place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver,…

Emerald Oil provides operations update and 2013 fourth quarter average and exit rate production

Emerald Oil, Inc. (NYSE MKT: EOX)(“Emerald” or the “Company”) provided an interim operations update on January 23, 2014 on recent drilling and completion activities along with its 2013 fourth quarter and year end production rates. by

Hess Corporation Announces 2014 Capital and Exploratory Budget

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced today a 2014 Exploration and Production capital and exploratory budget of $5.8 billion. Of this, $2.85 billion (49 percent) is dedicated to unconventional shale resources, with $1.475 billion (25 percent) for production, $925 million (16 percent) for developments and $550 million (10 percent) for exploration. by

NDPC nationally recognized for Pick Up the Patch! program

The North Dakota Petroleum Council was recently recognized with an Environmental Partnership Award by the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC). The NDPC received the award for its Pick Up the Patch! Program, which was launched in 2012 to create partnerships between communities and the oil and gas industry…

Whiting Petroleum Corp. completes Williston Basin acquisition

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) announced last Friday the closing of the previously announced $260 million acquisition from a private party of certain producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin. The purchase price is subject to customary post-effective date closing adjustments for revenues and expenses. by

FTTN explores hottest oil and gas plays in U.S.

First Titan Corp. (OTCBB: FTTN) executives will be attending what industry insiders consider the event of the season next month in Houston as the company looks to continue adding lucrative assets to its oil and gas portfolio. FTTN leaders will be among the over 1,000 oil and gas professionals attending…