Tag Archives: Williston Basin

Hoeven Presses USGS Nominee for Update of Oil Reserves in Williston Basin

Senator worked with USGS to secure last estimate released in 2013 At a Senate Energy Committee hearing this week, Senator John Hoeven asked Dr. Suzette M. Kimball Ph.D, the nominee to be director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to update the USGS study of recoverable reserves in the Williston…

WBI Energy celebrates 30 years of operation

2015 marks significant anniversary It was 1985. Ronald Reagan was president and George H.W. Bush was vice president. A movie called Back to the Future broke box office records and the San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XIX. Meanwhile, in North Dakota, a new company within a corporation called MDU…

Plains All American Pipeline acquires Williston Basin crude oil terminal under construction

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) today announced Friday it has acquired Legion Terminals, LLC, which owns a crude oil terminal under construction in Johnson’s Corner, McKenzie County, N.D. The terminal, which is expected to be in service in Q3 2015, is strategically positioned to serve as a crude…

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

Expansion projects improve Bakken takeaway capacity

By Lisa Fattori As Bakken oil production reaches one million barrels per day (bpd), sufficient takeaway capacity and access to preferred markets continues to be a priority among shippers. Expanded crude-by-rail services, combined with new pipeline infrastructure, are together working to meet the current demand and will ramp-up to accommodate…

Economic expressway to market

History has a way of repeating itself, as the saying goes, and it certainly rings true for Alliance Pipeline. The idea behind Alliance’s original mainline was to help Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin producers move trapped natural gas to market. Fast-forward to today and a similar situation in the North Dakota…