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Top Williston Basin 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 Williston Basin 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 Williston Basin 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

 Williston Basin Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    64
Marathon Oil Corp    37
Hess Corp    35
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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jun 2017)


Williston Basin - 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
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
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 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
06-09-2017 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
06-07-2017 Mountrail Arikara 15-22hql Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Well-undrilled

  Williston Basin - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Williston Basin - 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
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 Williston Basin Map

 Williston Basin Rig Data : June 24, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - June 24, 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…


Latest Midstream Projects

Project Name Completion date Capacity (MBOPD)
Valley Expansion Project  - -
Johnson's Corner Pipeline  - -
Little Muddy Pipeline  - -
Total   -
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  Williston Basin - 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 $100
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  Williston Basin Transactions By Quarter ($MM)