August 25, 2023
Crescent Point is lowering its 2023 annual average production guidance to a range of 156,000 to 161,000 boed, which represents a reduction of approximately 4,500 boed.
August 15, 2023
Over the next five years, Hess expects this fully electric Bakken drilling fleet will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its Bakken drilling operations by approximately 50% and energy costs by approximately 70%.
Ovintiv closes Midland basin acquisition for over $4 billion, completes Bakken asset sale for $825 million
June 13, 2023
In 2024, Ovintiv expects to deliver total company oil and condensate production of greater than 200 Mbpd with total capital investment of $2.1 billion to $2.5 billion. The company's production profile is expected to normalize by mid-year 2024 with second-half 2024 oil and condensate production stabilizing at 200 Mbpd.
January 04, 2023
With these transactions, ProFrac has expanded its geographic footprint to include the Rockies and Bakken, and increased its pressure pumping and manufacturing presence in the Northeast.
April 28, 2022
B3 Insight announced the launch of a complete produced water dataset that covers all of North Dakota including the extensive Bakken Shale Play.
March 10, 2022
Exxon Mobil Corp. is considering a sale of assets in North Dakota’s Bakken shale after being approached by interested parties, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
February 16, 2022
ConocoPhillips is supplying a Bitcoin mining project with natural gas from the Bakken shale of North Dakota in a first for a major U.S. producer.
February 02, 2022
Vitol Group, the world’s largest independent oil trader, is partnering with shale specialists who formerly led Brigham Exploration Co. to expand amid the highest crude prices in seven years.
January 06, 2022
A deep-freeze in Canada and Northern U.S. is disrupting oil flows, causing a surge in crude prices just as American stockpiles are declining.
September 08, 2021
The decline in DUCs in most major U.S. onshore oil-producing regions, especially in the Permian region, reflects more well completions and, at the same time, less new well drilling activity.
July 06, 2021
Reveal Energy Services has entered into a technology licensing and development agreement to commercialize ConocoPhillips’ patented poroelastic response measurement [PRM] technology, and the companies will perform joint research and development in the PRM technology space.
The titular “cash engine” that is the Bakken-Three Forks shale has been running on fumes. But most of the operators left standing after a wave of consolidations are gearing up for what promises to see the Williston basin play regain some of its grit, as the year unfolds.
June 21, 2021
Devon Energy announced it is establishing new environmental performance targets focused on reducing the carbon intensity of its operations, minimizing freshwater use, and engaging constructively with its value chain.
April 13, 2021
Crude production in the Permian basin will reach 4.466 million barrels a day in May, the most in a year, and rig counts have touched a one-year high, according to the latest data from the Energy Information Administration.
April 08, 2021
The sale consists of approximately 78,700 net acres, which are located in the southernmost portion of Hess’ Bakken position and not connected to Hess Midstream infrastructure.
February 10, 2021
Equinor has agreed to divest its interests in the Bakken field in the US states of North Dakota and Montana to Grayson Mill Energy, backed by EnCap Investments, for a total consideration of around USD $900 million.
December 15, 2020
Home to the Bakken shale formation, North Dakota won’t see any sustained growth in production sooner than the second half of 2022, Lynn Helms, director of the state’s Department of Mineral Resources, said.
October 22, 2020
There are several ways Biden could halt fracking on federal lands using executive power. He could ban new oil and gas leases, halt new permits, or seek a specific regulatory ban on fracking, all of which Biden has telegraphed at one point or another on the campaign trail.
October 21, 2020
“There’s only going to be three or four independents that are investable by shareholders” after the recent market rout, Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield said on a conference call with analysts. “The best companies have been picked off the past few weeks.”
October 19, 2020
“The pace of activity declines in the international markets is slowing, while the North America industry structure continues to improve, and activity is stabilizing,” Halliburton CEO Jeff Miller said in a statement.