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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. 6 7 -1 +2
XTO Energy Inc. 6 6 --- +5
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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 20 23 -3 +1
WILLIAMS 17 14 +3 +6
Subscribe to See 12 11 +1 +6
Subscribe to See 8 7 +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    75
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    65
XTO Energy Inc.    56
   55
   50
   34
   31
   29

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2018)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( June 18, 2018 - July 18, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Oasis Petroleum Inc.
07-10-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 11-30 2bx Oil & Gas Horizontal Banks / X Undrilled
07-10-2018 Mckenzie Nordeng 5298 13-25 9t Oil & Gas Horizontal Banks / X Undrilled
07-10-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 11-30 4b Oil & Gas Horizontal Banks / X Undrilled
07-10-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 11-30 3t Oil & Gas Horizontal Banks / X Undrilled
07-10-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 11-30 5t Oil & Gas Horizontal Banks / X Undrilled
07-09-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 12-30 9b Oil Horizontal Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
07-09-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 12-30 8t Oil Horizontal Banks / Three Forks B1 Test Undrilled
07-09-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 12-30 6t Oil Horizontal Banks / Three Forks B1 Test Undrilled
07-09-2018 Mckenzie Kellogg Federal 5297 12-30 7b Oil Horizontal Banks / Bakken Test Undrilled
07-05-2018 Mckenzie Slagle 5101 43-12 6b Oil Horizontal Camp / Bakken Test 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. 59
Hess Corp 38
ConocoPhillips 34
33
32
Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 151
Dunn 65
Williams 64
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 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

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


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 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
07/12/2018 Petroshale Inc. Not Disclosed PetroShale Ups Ante in the Bakken; Acquires Property for $55MM $55
06/27/2018 Eagle Energy Partners LLC Samson Oil & Gas Limited Samson Sells Off Williston Foreman Butte Asset for $40MM $40
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  Bakken Shale & Three Forks Transactions By Quarter ($MM)