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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 48 0 -5 11
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
Oasis Petroleum Inc. 5 5 --- 4
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Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
MCKENZIE 21 22 -1 21
DUNN 12 11 +1 14
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Disclosed Bakken Shale & Three Forks 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Hess Corp Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Enerplus Corp Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
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

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Oasis Petroleum Inc.    101
Hess Corp    77
Crescent Directional Drilling LP    66
   60
   53
   51
   44
   38

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Dec 2017)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( November 17, 2017 - December 17, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
WPX ENERGY WILLISTON LLC
11-18-2017 Mountrail Arikara 15-22 Hx Other Horizontal Drilling-completed
KRAKEN OPERATING LLC
11-18-2017 Roosevelt Della 14-23 #1h Oil Horizontal Wildcat Drilling-completed
HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II LLC
11-18-2017 Mckenzie Bb-federal A- 151-95-0910h-3 Other Horizontal Blue Buttes Drilling-completed

  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. 129
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 71
Hess Corp 60
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55
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 296
Dunn 162
Williams 154
104
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 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : December 17, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - December 17, 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
11/20/2017 Not Disclosed Earthstone Energy Inc. Earthstone Exits Bakken; Unloads Non-Op Property for $27mm $27
10/23/2017 Valorem Energy LLC Linn Energy, Inc LINN Sells Williston Basin Properties for $285 Million $285
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)