Category Archives: Industry News

Vepica and BASIC Equipment selected by Meridian Energy to study North Dakota refinery

Engineering studies will explore a high-conversion crude oil refinery to serve Bakken oil producers, local liquid fuels and chemicals markets Vepica, a multinational engineering firm specializing in the energy industry, and Houston-based BASIC Equipment today announced that they have been selected by Irvine, California’s Meridian Energy Group (Meridian) to perform…

Watford City’s Stenehjem Commons site now shovel-ready for development

The Watford City, ND multi-use development, Stenehjem Commons, is now shovel-ready for commercial, residential and light industrial projects. With roadways, streetlights and infrastructure (sewer, water and storm) complete, Watford City Real Estate Group is now offering pad-ready sites, with all city services, near the intersection of Business Highway 85 and…

SM Energy Company celebrates office grand opening in Williston

Company positions itself in Bakken with new office building Denver-based SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM), an independent exploration and production company with operations in onshore North America, announced that its office located in Williston is officially open for business. SM Energy celebrated the occasion with a grand opening event the…

Hoeven Presses USGS Nominee for Update of Oil Reserves in Williston Basin

Senator worked with USGS to secure last estimate released in 2013 At a Senate Energy Committee hearing this week, Senator John Hoeven asked Dr. Suzette M. Kimball Ph.D, the nominee to be director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to update the USGS study of recoverable reserves in the Williston…

Environmental Assessment for the Williston Basin International Airport is Approved

The FAA has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment that had been prepared for the proposed Williston Basin International Airport. This approval of the Environmental Assessment (EA) fulfills the federal environmental review allowing the City of Williston to move forward with its plans to…

Research and Markets: Oilfield Services Market: Coiled Tubing, Well Completion, Well Intervention, Pressure Pumping, OCTG, Drilling Waster Management, Drilling & Completion Fluids, and Wireline – Global trends & Forecast to 2020

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sgj5f7/oilfield_services) has announced the addition of the “Oilfield Services Market by Type (Coiled Tubing, Well Completion, Well Intervention, Pressure Pumping, OCTG, Drilling Waster Management, Drilling & Completion Fluids, and Wireline ), & by Region – Global trends & Forecast to 2020” report to their offering. “Oilfield Services…