Tag Archives: Williston Basin

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…

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. Completes Williston Basin Acquisition; Announces Expanded Credit Facility

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG), an oil and gas exploration and production company with primary assets in the Williston Basin of North Dakota, today announces the closing of the previously announced acquisition of core Bakken and Three Forks producing properties and undeveloped leasehold in the Williston Basin from…

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. agrees to acquire additional Williston Basin assets; proposed transaction would add 42,000 net acres and ~6,000 BOE/d Of current net production

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG), an oil and gas exploration and production company with primary assets in the Williston Basin, announced on June 3, 2013 that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement with Liberty Resources (“Liberty”), a Denver-based private oil and gas company, to…

Building strong in the Bakken: Wanzek Construction

Wanzek Construction is all over the Williston Basin in western North Dakota, moving equipment and materials and completing industrial and civil projects for regional and global customers. Wanzek’s commitment to work in the Bakken goes well beyond the norm for a construction firm, says Frank Rusich, senior vice-president of the…

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…

Study projects electrical demand to more than triple in Williston Basin

Small-town living has changed significantly for residents in western North Dakota. An area once with little traffic, and homes for sale for months at a time, is now experiencing traffic compared to many of the nation’s largest cities and homes are selling before they even reach the market. It is…