06
Aug
Gas Production Could Hit 7 Bcf
The ratio of natural gas to crude oil being produced from Bakken wells will continue to increase, possibly doubling the state's current natural gas output in fewer than 10 years.

06
Aug
DAPL Capacity Expansion Begins
On its earnings call this week, Energy Transfer Partners announced the first phase of the planned expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline has been placed into service.

05
Aug
Gold Medals for America’s Energy Producers
Last week, the Department of Energy announced that the United States once again led the world in oil and natural gas production in 2020, building on a trend that began in 2014 thanks to hydraulic fracturing and the shale revolution.

04
Aug
SpaceX launch carried an innovative piece of the Bakken into outer space
Before the pandemic, North Dakota’s iPipe initiative, which innovates leak detection and prevention Shark Tank style, was making inroads both nationally and internationally.

30
Jul
NDIC Okays All-New EOR Project
Denver-based Liberty Resources plans to take another run at an enhanced oil recovery project east of Tioga near Powers Lake.

23
Jul
May Oil Production "Flat as a Pancake"
North Dakota oil production barely crept upwards in May, but it wasn't because the state's oil producers weren't trying to pump more crude from the ground.

23
Jul
Williams Co. Plans TENORM Hearing
The Williams County Commission is planning to hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would limit the number of landfills in the county that could accept TENORM (technologically-enhanced naturally-occurring radioactive material).

21
Jul
Bakken only shale play to improve efficiency during pandemic
The Bakken was the only shale play in America to improve production efficiency per well during the pandemic, and that increase was substantial, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Drilling Productivity Report.