Tag Archives: Bakken

MDU Resources Group plays integral role in Bakken growth

MDU Resources Group Inc. got its start as a utility company in 1924 in the shadows of the Bakken region. Within a couple of years, it was providing electric and natural gas service to communities that today are in the heart of the oil and natural gas production boom in…

Whiting Petroleum Corporation to acquire Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. in all-stock transaction valued at $6 billion

Creates the number-one Bakken/Three Forks producer Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) and Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) announced yesterday a definitive agreement pursuant to which Whiting will acquire Kodiak in an all-stock transaction valued at $6.0 billion, based on the closing price of Whiting on July 11, 2014,…

Hess tops the list of U.S. Energy Producers in 2014 Green Rankings

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced yesterday it has been ranked No. 1 among the greenest U.S. energy producers according to the just-released 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings of the largest 500 companies in the world. by

From battlefield to the oilfield: Military veterans transition to new jobs

By Rebecca Colnar The Bakken oil boom is well-known for providing high-paying jobs for those willing to work in some harsh conditions with long hours. One group of people used such challenges are America’s military veterans—and those veterans have been finding work in North Dakota. by

Hess Corporation, North Dakota officials gather to celebrate expansion of Tioga Gas Plant

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was joined on May 19, 2014 by Governor Jack Dalrymple, Senator John Hoeven and a host of other government officials to commemorate the recently completed expansion of the Tioga Gas Plant, which more than doubles the operational capacity of the facility. by

Growing with the Bakken: Enerplus and the community

Enerplus is coming off a landmark 2013 in the Williston Basin. The company’s record production last year sets the stage for more growth in 2014. by