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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 53 0 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
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 6 6 --- 4
Marathon Oil Corp 6 5 +1 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
MOUNTRAIL 10 10 --- 5
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Disclosed Bakken Shale & Three Forks 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Halcon Resources Corp Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Northern Oil And Gas, Inc. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Whiting Petroleum Corp. Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Continental Resources, Inc. Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Hess Corp Wells Plans to Drill in 2017

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    74
Oasis Petroleum Inc.    60
Hess Corp    53
   46
   34
   31
   31
   25

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Aug 2017)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( July 20, 2017 - August 19, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Petro Harvester Oil & Gas, LLC
08-07-2017 Burke Ptl2 Swd 1 Oil new (horizontal well) Portal / Confidential Well-undrilled
Lime Rock Resources
08-07-2017 Mountrail Hansen B 18-19-1h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Stanley / X Well-undrilled
LANDTECH ENTERPRISES LLC
08-03-2017 Mckenzie Best E1 Service new (vertical well) Pershing / X Well-undrilled
07-31-2017 Mckenzie Best I1 Service new (vertical well) Pershing / X Well-undrilled
08-03-2017 Mckenzie Maston 1 Swd Service new (vertical well) Banks / X Well-undrilled
08-03-2017 Williams Larsen 157-101-21-16-3h Oil new (horizontal well) Otter / Confidential Well-undrilled
08-02-2017 Williams Larsen 157-101-28-33-3h Oil new (horizontal well) Otter / Confidential Well-undrilled
08-02-2017 Mckenzie Yellowstone 5h Oil new (horizontal well) North Fork / Confidential Well-undrilled
08-02-2017 Mckenzie Yellowstone 6h Oil new (horizontal well) North Fork / Confidential Well-undrilled
08-02-2017 Mckenzie Yellowstone 7h Oil new (horizontal well) North Fork / Confidential Well-undrilled

  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. 88
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 47
XTO Energy Inc. 39
34
33
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 164
Dunn 126
Mountrail 74
70
12

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : August 19, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - August 19, 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  - -
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce DateBuyerSellerTitleValue $MM
08/15/2017 RimRock Oil & Gas Whiting Petroleum Corp. Whiting Sells Fort Berthold Bakken Properties for $500 Million $500
07/11/2017 Bruin E&P Partners Halcon Resources Corp Halcon Sells Bakken Asset; Open To Outright Sale of The Company $1,400
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)