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Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016)

BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL - GAS LP ( 18 )   

HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS ( 11 )   

XTO ENERGY INC. ( 10 )   

QEP ENERGY ( 8 )   

SM ENERGY ( 7 )   

TRIANGLE USA PETROLEUM ( 7 )   

EOG RESOURCES ( 7 )   

LIBERTY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ( 7 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Feb 2016)

Drilling Permits ( January 14, 2016 - February 13, 2016)
Date Approved Company county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
02-10-2016 XTO Energy Inc. Mckenzie Lundin 11x-15f Siverston / Confidential
02-10-2016 XTO Energy Inc. Mckenzie Lundin 11x-15axb Siverston / Confidential
02-10-2016 EOG Resources, Inc. Mckenzie Mandaree 30-0706h Squaw Creek / X
02-09-2016 EOG Resources, Inc. Mckenzie Mandaree 31-0706h Squaw Creek / X
02-09-2016 EOG Resources, Inc. Mckenzie Mandaree 24-0706h Squaw Creek / X
02-08-2016 ConocoPhillips Dunn Ccu Mainstreeter 6-1-25tfh Corral Creek / Confidential
02-08-2016 ConocoPhillips Dunn Ccu Mainstreeter 5-1-25mbh Corral Creek / Confidential
02-08-2016 ConocoPhillips Dunn Ccu Mainstreeter 4-1-25tfh Corral Creek / Confidential
02-08-2016 ConocoPhillips Dunn Ccu Mainstreeter 4-1-25mbh Corral Creek / Confidential
02-05-2016 ConocoPhillips Mckenzie Ransom 7-8-31utfh Elidah / Confidential

Bakken Shale & Three Forks Type Curve
Halcon Resources Corporation
January,20 2016
    
QEP Resources, Inc.
January,08 2016
    
Northern Blizzard Resources Inc
January,04 2016
    
Triangle Petroleum Corporation
December,20 2015

Well/Drilling Permits Filed Between ( Q1-2014 to Q4-2015 )





Rig Activity   ( Q1-2014 to Q4-2015 )





 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : February 13, 2016


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - February 13, 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 Month ($MM)