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Light Crude Oil46.32-3.06%
Natural Gas2.96-0.34%
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Bakken shale Permits By County
January 26, 2013 - January 26, 2015
County Hz   Total
MCKENZIE,ND 1383 1391
MOUNTRAIL,ND 727 729
DUNN,ND 608 610
DIVIDE,ND 199 199
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 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…


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