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Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 57 1 4 14
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. 7 7 --- +3
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 6 6 --- +1
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- +1
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- +4
Subscribe to See 4 4 --- -5
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Subscribe to See 3 4 -1 +2
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Subscribe to See 2 2 --- +1


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

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
MCKENZIE 22 24 -2 +1
WILLIAMS 14 15 -1 +5
Subscribe to See 12 11 +1 +1
Subscribe to See 9 8 +1 +4
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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    50
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    48
Continental Resources, Inc.    46
   39
   34
   33
   27
   25

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2018)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( April 23, 2018 - May 23, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Abraxas Petroleum Corp.
05-22-2018 Mckenzie Rav-wiley 2h Oil new (horizontal well) North Fork / Not Reported Test Undrilled
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
05-22-2018 Mckenzie Wold Federal 44-1-4h Oil new (horizontal well) Sand Creek / Bakken Test Undrilled
05-22-2018 Mckenzie Wold Federal 44-1-3h Oil new (horizontal well) Sand Creek / Bakken Test Undrilled
05-22-2018 Mckenzie Wold Federal 44-1-3tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Sand Creek / Three Forks B1 Test Undrilled
Hydra Mt LLC
05-18-2018 Roosevelt Tortuga #26-1 Swd Service new (vertical well) Wildcat Roosevelt / Dakota Test Undrilled
05-16-2018 Williams Pocasset 29-32 #2h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Oliver / X Undrilled
05-16-2018 Williams Pocasset 29-32 #3tfh Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Oliver / X Undrilled
05-16-2018 Williams Pocasset Le 29-32 #1h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Oliver / X Undrilled
05-09-2018 Mckenzie Berg Federal 149-97-30-31-7h Oil new (horizontal well) Haystack Butte / Confidential Undrilled
05-09-2018 Mckenzie Berg Federal 149-97-30-31-6h Oil new (horizontal well) Haystack Butte / Confidential 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 26
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 23
Oasis Petroleum Inc. 19
19
16
Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 65
Williams 50
Dunn 32
28
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 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : May 23, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 23, 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)