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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 49 1 -4 18
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 6 -1 4
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Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
MCKENZIE 25 28 -3 21
WILLIAMS 10 9 +1 9
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Disclosed Bakken Shale & Three Forks 2018 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Marathon Oil Corp Wells Placed Online in 2018
Hess Corp Wells Placed Online in 2018
Northern Oil And Gas, Inc. Wells Completed in 2018
Enerplus Corp Wells Drilled in 2018

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2018(YTD)
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    19
EOG Resources, Inc.    18
Continental Resources, Inc.    14
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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Feb 2018)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( January 20, 2018 - February 19, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Continental Resources, Inc.
02-07-2018 Mckenzie Unknown 6-11h1 Oil new (horizontal well) Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
02-07-2018 Mckenzie Unknown 7-11h Oil new (horizontal well) Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
02-07-2018 Mckenzie Unknown 8-11h1 Oil new (horizontal well) Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
02-07-2018 Mckenzie Unknown 9-11h Oil new (horizontal well) Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
01-26-2018 Williams Anderson 10-4hsl1 Oil new (horizontal well) Crazy Man Creek / Bakken Test Undrilled
01-26-2018 Williams Anderson 9-4h Oil new (horizontal well) Willow Creek / Bakken Test Undrilled
01-26-2018 Williams Anderson 11-4hsl Oil new (horizontal well) Crazy Man Creek / Bakken Test Undrilled
Marathon Oil Corp
02-06-2018 Dunn Storedale 11-17tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Killdeer / Not Reported Test Undrilled
02-06-2018 Dunn Hartvig 14-8tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Killdeer / Not Reported Test Undrilled
01-26-2018 Mountrail Dearborn Usa 24-7tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Van Hook / Not Reported Test Undrilled

  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2018 YTD)


 Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2018(YTD)
Count
Hess Corp 4
Liberty Resources II LLC 1
Petro-Hunt Llc 1
Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Mountrail 3
Mckenzie 2
Dunn 1

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : February 19, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - February 19, 2018

 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)
Elk Creek Pipeline  - -
Valley Expansion Project  - -
Johnson's Corner Pipeline  - -
Little Muddy Pipeline  - -
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce DateBuyerSellerTitleValue $MM
01/22/2018 Firehawk Oil and Gas Samson Oil & Gas Limited Samson Sells Bakken Foreman Butte Asset for $41.5MM $42
11/20/2017 Not Disclosed Earthstone Energy Inc. Earthstone Exits Bakken; Unloads Non-Op Property for $27mm $27
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)