Tag Archives: Bakken

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

USGS Bakken assessment. Behind the numbers: a closet optimists’ perspective

In April 2013, the United States Geological Service released its most current assessment of the Bakken and Three Forks formations. The long and short of the analysis was that the total amount of recoverable oil in the Bakken and Three Forks formations is roughly double that of earlier projections for…

An entrepreneur’s playground

Bakken oil boom creating much opportunity for many business professionals By Jillian Mitchell  The vast array of business and trade opportunities associated with the Bakken boom has many entrepreneurs all a-twitter, including executive director Tom Rolfstad of Williston Economic Development. “It’s a story that everyone is interested in hearing more…

Medical facilities strive to meet demand

By Rebecca Colnar Exponential growth in the Bakken has not only brought about additional restaurants and housing for the increasing population, but medical facilities have also needed to increase their services. Whether it’s the Mercy Medical Center in Williston, McKenzie County Memorial Hospital and Clinic in Watford City or Sidney…