Friday, November 2, 2012

Week 44: October 28, 2012 -- November 3, 2012

Bakken operations
500,000 bbls in one year
A new operator in the Bakken: Cambridge Production

Human interest
Bakken banks bulging: what to do with all that money?

Economic development
Bainville, MT, to change forever; huge frack sand terminal
Pipeline manufacturing to open in Belle Fourche/Rapid City area

Eleven (11) New Permits

Bakken Operations

Active rigs: 188 (steady, but up 2 from the usual 186; nice to see)

Random photos of area around Williston, sent in by a reader:

Eleven (11) new permits:
  • Operators: BR (3), Whiting (2), G3 Operating (2), OXY USA, WPX, CLR, Ballantyne
  • Fields: Keene (McKenzie), St Anthony (Dunn), Little Muddy (Williams), Fryburg (Billings), Spring Coulee (Bottineau), Oakdale (Dunn), Squaw Creek (McKenzie),
  • Comments: Yeah! OXY USA has a new permit!