Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. Completes Williston Basin Acquisition; Announces Expanded Credit Facility

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG), an oil and gas exploration and production company with primary assets in the Williston Basin of North Dakota, today announces the closing of the previously announced acquisition of core Bakken and Three Forks producing properties and undeveloped leasehold in the Williston Basin from…

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. agrees to acquire additional Williston Basin assets; proposed transaction would add 42,000 net acres and ~6,000 BOE/d Of current net production

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG), an oil and gas exploration and production company with primary assets in the Williston Basin, announced on June 3, 2013 that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement with Liberty Resources (“Liberty”), a Denver-based private oil and gas company, to…

CN to serve new 550,000-ton per year frac sand transloading terminal in northwestern Alberta

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., starting in November 2013. The new 20-acre facility being built by Di-Corp of Edmonton will have an annual throughput capacity of 550,000 tons of frac sand and…

Texas civil and environmental engineering firm lands fracking project in North Dakota

Southwest Engineers Inc., a full-service civil and environmental engineering consulting firm, today announced it has signed an extensive agreement with Earthwater Resources Inc. for a major project on the Bakken Shale oil and gas zone in North Dakota. The project includes drilling and transporting water from a previously undiscovered, nontraditional, groundwater…

Building strong in the Bakken: Wanzek Construction

Wanzek Construction is all over the Williston Basin in western North Dakota, moving equipment and materials and completing industrial and civil projects for regional and global customers. Wanzek’s commitment to work in the Bakken goes well beyond the norm for a construction firm, says Frank Rusich, senior vice-president of the…

Women in the Bakken: Dancing to a different drum

By Melanie Franner The Bakken oilfields offer the allure of steady, good-paying jobs. And this in itself is enough to attract a fair number of working men. It also appeals to husbands and wives and/or families, many of whom who view it as a way to start over. And, as with life in any…