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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 27 0 -26 -44
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

Most Active Operators By Rig Location - North Dakota

Operator Active Rigs
Continental Resources, Inc. 5 Active Rigs
Hess Corporation 4 Active Rigs
Oasis Petroleum Inc. Subscribe to see
Whiting Petroleum Corp. Subscribe to see


Top Companies By CapEx & Wells Planned (2016)


Sm Energy Company Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Enerplus Corporation Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Marathon Oil Corporation Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Halcon Resources Corporation Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016


Bakken Shale Completions (as of 07/30/2016)

Wells Completed By Company
01/01/2015 - 03/30/2016
Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016)

EOG RESOURCES ( 72 )   

WHITING OIL AND GAS ( 54 )   

BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL - GAS LP ( 42 )   

CONTINENTAL RESOURCES ( 41 )   

HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS ( 29 )   

SINCLAIR OIL AND GAS ( 24 )   

OASIS PETROLEUM NORTH AMERICA LLC ( 22 )   

SM ENERGY ( 20 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2016)

Drilling Permits ( June 30, 2016 - July 30, 2016)
Date Approved county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
ConocoPhillips
07-15-2016 Mckenzie Remington 4a Mtfh Oil Blue Buttes / Confidential
07-15-2016 Mckenzie Remington-lovaas 4c Utfh-ulw Oil Blue Buttes / Confidential
EOG Resources, Inc.
07-15-2016 Mountrail Wayzetta 80-1201h Oil & Gas Parshall / X
07-15-2016 Mountrail Wayzetta 81-1201h Oil & Gas Parshall / X
07-15-2016 Mountrail Wayzetta 83-1201h Oil & Gas Parshall / X
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
07-15-2016 Williams Lukenbill 34-11-1h Oil & Gas Cow Creek / X
ConocoPhillips
07-14-2016 Dunn Ccu Badger 1a-tfh Oil Corral Creek / Confidential
07-14-2016 Dunn Ccu Badger 1b-mbh Oil Corral Creek / Confidential
07-14-2016 Dunn Ccu Badger 1c-tfh Oil Corral Creek / Confidential
07-14-2016 Dunn Ccu Badger 1d-mbh Oil Corral Creek / Confidential

Bakken Shale & Three Forks Type Curve
SM Energy Company
June,27 2016
    
Granite Oil Corp
June,16 2016
    
Crescent Point Energy Corp.
June,08 2016
    
Oasis Petroleum Inc.
June,07 2016
Bakken Shale & Three Forks Wells Results & IP Rates & All Maps
EOG Resources, Inc.
June,01 2016
    
Abraxas Petroleum Corp.
May,31 2016
    
Hess Corporation
May,10 2016
    
Marathon Oil Corporation
May,04 2016

Well/Drilling Permits Filed Between ( Q1-2014 to Q1-2016 )





Rig Activity   ( Q1-2014 to Q1-2016 )





 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : July 30, 2016


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 30, 2016

 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 Quarter ($MM)