Tag Archives: Montana

Keep D.C. out of the Bakken

By Senator Steve Daines Folks in western states like Montana and the Dakotas understand that to ensure our way of life for future generations, we need to balance the responsible development of our natural resources with protecting and conserving our great outdoors. As an avid outdoorsmen myself, I’ve been backpacking,…

Educating the public on oil and natural gas practices

By Kathleen Sgamma, vice-president of Government and Public Affairs, Western Energy Alliance While the oil and natural gas industry provides abundant, affordable, clean energy with the associated job creation and economic prosperity, it has been proven that our good work can be threatened if the public does not believe we…

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…

Whiting Petroleum Corp. completes Williston Basin acquisition

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) announced last Friday the closing of the previously announced $260 million acquisition from a private party of certain producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin. The purchase price is subject to customary post-effective date closing adjustments for revenues and expenses. by

Whiting Petroleum Corporation announces agreement to acquire properties in the Williston Basin for $260 million

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) announced on August 27, 2013 that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with a private party to acquire certain producing oil and gas wells and development acreage in the Williston Basin in Williams and McKenzie counties of North Dakota and Roosevelt and Richland counties of Montana. The purchase price is $260 million, subject to customary adjustments, and the acquisition…

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…