The page-view counter will go over the 8,000,000 mark sometime overnight.
A huge thank you to all the readers especially those that send me notes and alert me to things I would otherwise most likely miss.
At the height of the Bakken boom, the website averaged 6,000 page views / 24 hours. Now, the website is averaging about 3,000 page views in the same time period.
A google search for Bakken oil blog reveals this screen shot, taken at 10:23 p.m. Central Time, October 29, 2015:
A google search for topical news Bakken oil October 2015 revealed this screenshot: