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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Type Curve
Continental Resources, Inc.
SM Energy Company
Crescent Point Energy Corp.
Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Well/Drilling Permits Filed Between ( Q1-2014 to Q3-2015 )

Rig Activity   ( Q1-2014 to Q3-2015 )

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : December 1, 2015

Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - December 1, 2015

 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…

  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Month ($MM)