Tag Archives: Bakken

Kinder Morgan to acquire premier midstream position in Bakken

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced a definitive agreement whereby KMI will acquire Hiland Partners (Hiland) from its founder, Harold Hamm, and certain Hamm family trusts, for a total purchase price of approximately $3 billion, including the assumption of debt. Hiland’s assets, which are mostly fee based, consist of crude…

The new Hellfighters

NDIC gears up to enforce stringent new gas flaring regulations coming into effect By Rebecca Colnar Gas flaring in the Bakken has been making worldwide news.  Everyone is concerned about it, from industry and mineral owners to environmental groups and politicians. The Ceres Group shows a map of the U.S….

Whiting Petroleum completes acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) (“Whiting”) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (“Kodiak”), creating the largest Bakken/Three Forks producer. The closing of the transaction follows the issuance of a final order by the Supreme Court of British Columbia approving the Arrangement…

‘Kicking the can’ on fracking in Colorado

Policy storm poses wider implications for the industry at large By Michael Sandoval New state-based fracking regulations will not be on the Colorado ballot in November, but that does not mean the raging debate over the traditional extraction method will die down anytime soon—for this state, or our neighbors to…

Qualified industry professionals share experience: Oil & gas series forthcoming events

American Business Conferences and sister company Canadian Business Conferences, part of the LBCG Group, are pleased to confirm 20 Oil & Gas conferences taking place up to the end of the year. Covering topics including production, drilling, completions, water management, facilities engineering, oil sands, frac sands logistics, condensate markets, crude by rail, pipeline asset…

U.S. energy independence: Bakken helping pave the way

By Heather Siegel © DTC Energy Group, Inc. 2013 Major technological advancements in drilling and completing oil and gas wells over the past five years helped make North Dakota’s Bakken shale one of the most successful oilfields in U.S. history. Boasting an estimated mean resource of 3.65 billion barrels of…