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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 46 1 -7 24
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Marathon Oil Corp 9 9 --- 1
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 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 20 23 -3 21
DUNN 12 11 +1 14
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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.    64
Marathon Oil Corp    37
Hess Corp    35
   31
   29
   26
   22
   16

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jun 2017)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( May 25, 2017 - June 24, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
QEP ENERGY COMPANY
06-23-2017 Williams Erickson 155-102-26-25-3h Oil & Gas Horizontal Well-spud
FIDELITY EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY
06-23-2017 Mountrail Hansen 18-19rd Oil & Gas Horizontal Stanley Well-spud
Sinclair Oil & Gas Company
06-09-2017 Mckenzie Ian Quicksilver 19-20-1h Oil new (horizontal well) Lone Butte / Confidential Well-undrilled
06-09-2017 Mountrail Hidatsa North 14-23hul Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Well-undrilled
06-07-2017 Mountrail Arikara 15-22hql Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Well-undrilled
06-06-2017 Mountrail Arikara 15-22ha Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Well-undrilled
06-12-2017 Mckenzie Omlid 6-19h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Elidah / X Well-undrilled
06-09-2017 Mckenzie Ransom 6-30h1 Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Elidah / X Well-undrilled
06-09-2017 Mckenzie Ransom 7-30h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Elidah / X Well-undrilled
06-09-2017 Mckenzie Ransom 8-30hsl2 Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Elidah / X 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. 38
XTO Energy Inc. 32
EOG Resources, Inc. 29
28
21
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 91
Dunn 77
Williams 44
43
10

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : June 24, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - June 24, 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
04/26/2017 Resource Energy Partners LLC Blue Ridge Mountain Resources Inc. Apollo-backed Resource Energy Acquires Williston Property For $34 Million $35
03/31/2017 Crescent Point Energy Corp. Not Disclosed Crescent Point Acquires Williams County Acreage $100
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)