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Top Williston Basin Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Hess Corp 5 5 --- 5
Oasis Petroleum Inc. 5 5 --- 4
Subscribe to See 4 4 --- 4
Subscribe to See 4 4 --- 5
Subscribe to See 4 4 --- 4
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- 1
Subscribe to See 3 2 +1 1
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- 3
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- 1
Subscribe to See 2 2 --- 3


Top Williston Basin County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
MCKENZIE 21 22 -1 21
DUNN 12 11 +1 14
Subscribe to See 9 8 +1 9
Subscribe to See 7 8 -1 5
Subscribe to See 1 1 --- 2


Disclosed Williston Basin 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

 Williston Basin 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)


Williston Basin - Drilling Permits ( November 18, 2017 - December 18, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Denbury Onshore LLC
11-21-2017 Fallon Unit Mc 14-29h Oil Horizontal Lookout Butte Drilling-completed
WPX ENERGY WILLISTON LLC
11-18-2017 Mountrail Arikara 15-22 Hx Other Horizontal Drilling-completed
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
11-18-2017 Roosevelt Della 14-23 #1h Oil Horizontal Wildcat Drilling-completed
11-18-2017 Mckenzie Bb-federal A- 151-95-0910h-3 Other Horizontal Blue Buttes Drilling-completed
11-18-2017 Mckenzie Bb-federal A- 151-95-0910h-3 Other Horizontal Blue Buttes Drilling-completed

  Williston Basin - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Williston Basin - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Continental Resources, Inc. 129
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 71
Hess Corp 60
57
55
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 296
Dunn 162
Williams 154
104
12

 Williston Basin Map

 Williston Basin Rig Data : December 18, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - December 18, 2017

 Williston Basin Overview



The Williston Basin is a large intracratonic sedimentary basin in eastern Montana, western North Dakota, South Dakota, and southern Saskatchewan, that is known for its rich deposits of petroleum and potash. The basin is a geologic structural basin, but not a topographic depression; it is transected by the Missouri River. The oval-shaped depression extends approximately 475 miles (764 km) north-south and 300 miles (480 km) east-west.

The Williston Basin lies above an ancient Precambrian geologic basement feature, the Trans-Hudson Orogenic Belt that developed in this area about 1.8-1.9 billion years…


  Williston Basin Transactions By Quarter ($MM)