In the News

Daily news related to the world of oil and gas, concentrating on the Bakken.


Continental Resources Sells 1 Million Barrels of Bakken Oil for Export -  Oct 19, 2017


Dakota Access has increased ND tax revenue by more than $6M a month -  Oct 11, 2017


North Dakota's Oil Industry More Efficient, More Resilient Than Ever Before -  Jun 12, 2017


Army Corps Memo Shows DAPL Should Have Been Approved in December  -  Jan 27, 2017


NDPC: Pipeline Approvals Mark a New Beginning ... - Jan 25, 2017


Oil Companies Hiring Fracking Crews in Bakken -  Dec 29, 2016



Big Changes Coming : Helms -  Nov 18, 2016


Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Warns of Oil Shortage -  Oct 19, 2016


Helms Predicts Oil Will Come Back With Come Back "With a Rush" - Apr 16, 2016


Why We Could See an Oil Price Shock in 2016 - Mar 28, 2016


PSC Approves One Sacagawea Pipeline, Sets Hearing for Another - Feb 11, 2016


PSC Granted Permits for $2 Billion in Energy Projects in 2015 - Feb 4, 2016


The Bakken Oil Boom - Jan 28, 2016


PSC Issues Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline - Jan 20, 2016


About the Dakota Access Pipeline - 2015


Tesoro Buys Bakken Midstream Assets - Dec 22, 2015


Oil Drillers Bet Choking Wells Will Keep Shale From Going Bust - Oct 1, 2015


Top 10 things I learned on my summer trip to the Bakken oil fields, Part I - Jun 16, 2015


Oil trading at 4-month highs after bullish EIA report - Apr 29, 2015


For crude oil, this looks like 2009 all over again - Apr 20, 2015


Then and Now: Bakken Economy By The Numbers - Apr 8, 2015


US oil production growth is going to zero: Analyst - Mar 16, 2015


Oil and the state budget: ‘a correction, not a bust' - Mar 10, 2015


Economist: Saudi Arabia is to Blame for Low Oil Prices - Mar 10, 2015


Welcome To Cowboyistan: Fracking King Harold Hamm's Plan For U.S. Domination Of Global Oil - Mar 9, 2015


Oil Price Crash A Blessing In Disguise For US Shale - Mar 8, 2015


ND oil production total exits 2014 at record high - Feb 18, 2015


OPEC leader: Oil could shoot back to $200 - Feb 3, 2015


N.D. oil regulator says lower oil prices spell gloom, not doom - Jan 8, 2015


Oil prices falling but Bakken producers expected to tough it out - Dec 9, 2014


Bakken Shale Rig Count Increases by Three to 191 - Dec 1, 2014


Saudis risk playing with fire in shale-price showdown as crude crashes - Nov 30, 2014


Letter From North Dakota: The Oil Party Rocks On - Nov 13, 2014


Continental's Hamm Says Shale Industry Can Weather Crude Price Slump - Oct 16, 2014


Crude Prices Main Topic of October Director's Cut - Oct 15, 2014


Where the U.S. gets its domestic oil and gas, in two maps - Sep 24, 2014


Bentek Energy: ND Bakken Hit 1.2 Million b/d - August 2014 - Sep 23, 2014


Oneok to add gas processing, transportation in North Dakota, Wyoming - Sep 22, 2014


Bakken Pricing Point Coming, North Dakota Official Predicts - Sep 15, 2014


Eye on Energy: Bakken Developers Not Slowing - Sep 8, 2014


Crude Oil in America: How Much Do We Really Have and How Long Will It Last? - Aug 30, 2014


Shale Oil Production From Bakken, Eagle Ford Rose 3.4% in July: Platts' Bentek Energy - Aug 21, 2014


Billings area may see a new refinery - Aug 18, 2014


Conferences highlight Bakken’s impact on an international scale - Aug 11, 2014


Energy secretary gets first-hand look - Aug 9, 2014


Bakken Boom Still Being Felt - Aug 6, 2014


EOG continues Bakken growth, Three Forks testing next - Aug 7, 2014


Well density analysis leads WPX Energy to up Bakken inventory - Aug 6, 2014


Proposed oil pipeline faces regulatory hurdles - Aug 3, 2014


UPDATE 1-Whiting Petroleum profit beats as Bakken production surges - Jul 30, 2014


Oil boom may be just starting - Jul 28, 2014


North Dakota celebrates 1 million barrel a day oil production level - Jun 25, 2014


Bakken Oil Fields mark billionth barrel of oil - Apr 30, 2014