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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 56 -1 3 10
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

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

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Continental Resources, Inc. 8 7 +1 +3
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 6 6 --- +1
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Top Bakken Shale & Three Forks County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
MCKENZIE 21 20 +1 -2
WILLIAMS 15 13 +2 +5
Subscribe to See 12 13 -1 +1
Subscribe to See 9 8 +1 +3
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Disclosed Bakken Shale & Three Forks 2018 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Whiting Petroleum Corp. Wells Completed in 2018
Oasis Petroleum Inc. Wells Completed in 2018
Qep Resources, Inc. Wells Completed in 2018
Newfield Exploration Co. Wells Placed Online in 2018
Marathon Oil Corp Wells Placed Online in 2018

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2018(YTD)
Hess Corp    55
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    52
Continental Resources, Inc.    49
   38
   34
   32
   31
   28

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jun 2018)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( May 19, 2018 - June 18, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
XTO Energy Inc.
06-14-2018 Williams Roxy 21x-6exh Oil new (horizontal well) West Capa / Confidential Undrilled
06-14-2018 Williams Roxy 21x-6axd Oil new (horizontal well) West Capa / Not Reported Test Undrilled
06-02-2018 Mckenzie Dakota Federal 42x-36cr Oil new (horizontal well) Bear Den / Confidential Undrilled
05-25-2018 Williams Darlean 41x-2d Oil new (horizontal well) Alkali Creek / Confidential Undrilled
05-25-2018 Williams Darlean 41x-2h2 Oil new (horizontal well) Alkali Creek / Confidential Undrilled
05-25-2018 Williams Darlean 41x-2c Oil new (horizontal well) Alkali Creek / Confidential Undrilled
05-25-2018 Williams Darlean 41x-2g2 Oil new (horizontal well) Alkali Creek / Confidential Undrilled
05-23-2018 Williams Christiana 21x-6exh Oil new (horizontal well) West Capa / Confidential Undrilled
05-23-2018 Williams Christiana 21x-6a Oil new (horizontal well) West Capa / Confidential Undrilled
05-23-2018 Williams Christiana 21x-6axb Oil new (horizontal well) West Capa / Confidential Undrilled

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


 Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2018(YTD)
Count
Continental Resources, Inc. 58
Hess Corp 33
Oasis Petroleum Inc. 32
31
21
Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 127
Williams 60
Dunn 50
37
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 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : June 18, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - June 18, 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  - -
Total   -
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce DateBuyerSellerTitleValue $MM
04/30/2018 Comstock Resources Inc. Arkoma Drilling LP Comstock Acquiring Bakken Assets for $620MM in Deal with Arkoma Drilling $620
04/27/2018 Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Salt Creek Oil LLC Northern Oil Bolts On Williston Basin Assets for $50MM $50
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)