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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Last 24 Months)


 Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Well Completion Trend

Completions By
Company
2024(YTD)
Count
Liberty Resources II LLC 8
Grayson Mill Energy 6
Hess Corp 4
2
2
Completions By
County
2024(YTD)
Count
Williams 23
Mckenzie 8
Mountrail 4
2

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : April 15, 2024


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - April 15, 2024

 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…

  Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Mergers & Acquisition

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08/24/2023 Not Disclosed Crescent Point Energy Corp. Crescent Point Sells It's Entire North Dakota Bakken Asset $500
04/03/2023 Grayson Mill Energy Ovintiv Inc Grayson Mill Adds More Bakken, Acquires Ovintiv's Assets For $825 Million $825
09/06/2022 Sitio Royalties Corp. Brigham Minerals Inc. Sitio Royalties, Brigham to Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $4.8 Billion $4,800
07/11/2022 Haymaker Minerals,Haymaker Minerals & Royalties III Not Disclosed Haymaker Minerals Affiliate Picks Up Mineral Portfolio; Gulf Coast, Williston Basin ---
07/06/2022 Not Disclosed Ovintiv Inc Ovintiv Trims Bakken, Uinta Portfolio; Sells Off Properties for $250 Million $250
06/21/2022 Undisclosed Riverbend Oil & Gas Riverbend Energy Group Sells Off Non-Op Oil & Gas Subsidiaries for $1.8B $1,800
06/08/2022 Devon Energy Corp RimRock Oil & Gas Devon Acquires Williston Assets from PE-Backed E&P in $865 Million Cash Deal $865
06/08/2022 Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Not Disclosed Northern Oil Bolts On Williston Basin Assets for $158 Million in Cash $158
 

  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)