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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 3 3 --- +2
Subscribe to See 2 2 --- +2


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)
Continental Resources, Inc.    46
Whiting Petroleum Corp.    45
Enerplus Corp    39
   37
   34
   28
   27
   25

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2018)


Bakken Shale & Three Forks - Drilling Permits ( April 22, 2018 - May 22, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Hunt Oil Company
05-08-2018 Dunn Halliday 146-93-11-2h- 5 Oil new (horizontal well) Wolf Bay / Confidential Undrilled
05-08-2018 Dunn Halliday 146-93-11-2h- 6 Oil new (horizontal well) Wolf Bay / Confidential Undrilled
Marathon Oil Corp
05-03-2018 Mountrail Miriam Usa 11-17tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Undrilled
05-03-2018 Mountrail Rochelle Usa 21-17tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Undrilled
05-03-2018 Mountrail Bruhn Usa 21-17h Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Undrilled
05-03-2018 Mountrail Atkinson Usa 31-17tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Undrilled
05-03-2018 Mountrail Turkey Feet Usa 41-17tfh Oil new (horizontal well) Reunion Bay / Confidential Undrilled
ConocoPhillips
05-01-2018 Mckenzie Rink 8-1-5 Mbh-r Oil new (horizontal well) Pershing / Confidential Undrilled
04-27-2018 Dunn Eos 149-93-33d-28h-tf Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Mandaree / X Undrilled
04-27-2018 Dunn Nyx 149-93-33d-28h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Mandaree / X 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 21
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 12
WPX Energy, Inc. 11
11
10
Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Mckenzie 40
Williams 32
Mountrail 19
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 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Map

 Bakken Shale & Three Forks Rig Data : May 22, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 22, 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)