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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 53 1 0 25
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Hess Corp 5 5 --- 5
Marathon Oil Corp 5 5 --- 1
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Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
MCKENZIE 23 23 --- 21
DUNN 11 11 --- 14
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Disclosed Bakken Shale & Three Forks 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Xto Energy Inc. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Newfield Exploration Co. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Oasis Petroleum Inc. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Eog Resources, Inc. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Halcon Resources Corp Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Oasis Petroleum Inc.    79
Hess Corp    71
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    62
   62
   53
   48
   39
   31

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Oct 2017)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( September 20, 2017 - October 20, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
10-06-2017 Williams Ellis 24-31-2h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Epping / X Undrilled
10-06-2017 Williams Ellis 24-31-1h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Stockyard Creek / X Undrilled
Statoil
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f Xw #1tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f Xe #1tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #7h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #6tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #5h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #4tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #3tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
10-05-2017 Williams Sjol 5-8f #2h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Williston / X Undrilled
Briscoe Petroleum LLC

  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Continental Resources, Inc. 115
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 68
XTO Energy Inc. 54
42
35
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 254
Dunn 143
Williams 128
84
12

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : October 20, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - October 20, 2017

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Overview



The Bakken shale and underlying Three Forks formation are part of the larger Williston Basin, which encompasses Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota. Bakken producing zones are mainly present in Western North Dakota, Southern Saskatchewan, and Eastern Montana.

The Bakken shale is one of the largest (possibly the largest) continuous oil accumulations in the world.  It is an over pressured system which is in part responsible for high IP rates. The high pressure in the formation suggests that the…


Latest Midstream Projects

Project Name Completion date Capacity (MBOPD)
Valley Expansion Project  - -
Johnson's Corner Pipeline  - -
Little Muddy Pipeline  - -
Total   -
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce DateBuyerSellerTitleValue $MM
09/20/2017 Not Disclosed Halcon Resources Corp Halcon Sells Off Remanining Williston Non-Op Assets for $104 Million $104
08/15/2017 RimRock Oil & Gas Whiting Petroleum Corp. Whiting Sells Fort Berthold Bakken Properties for $500 Million $500
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)