Saturday, August 11, 2018

Week 32: August 5, 2018 -- August 11, 2018

For the archives:
The Bakken

Geoff Simon's top North Dakota energy stories this week: link here.

EOG well, only five years old, goes over one million bbls
Another EOG well -- this one ten years old -- goes over one million bbls
CLR reports a huge Vardon well, 161K in four months; looks like it will be the first of many huge Vardon wells;
MRO continues to report incredible wells;
BR reporting some huge Midnight Run wells; and, here;
Newfield reporting huge Sorenson wells;
Fourteen DUCs reported as completed; some huge wells
Twenty-five permits renewed on one day; same day WTI plunges 4%
Whiting with permits for an 8-well pad in Tier 2

Early talk that DAPL could be expanded

Natural gas
Natural gas expansion project proposed for the Roosevelt Gas Plant near Watford City; would quadruple daily throughput; US natural gas production will rise to record highs in 2018;

Bakken economy
Parshall school district filling twelve teaching positions
Williston airport: taxiway contractor fired; missing deadlines; could impact opening day
Williston calls for bids on former Herman oil gas station; demolition to begin August 14, 2018
Pizza Hut celebrates ground breaking for new restaurant; to be opened before end of the year; new location not noted in press release
South Grand movie theater on Main Street, Williston, getting a makeover

The quality of recent Bakken wells is simply staggering. CLR has raised the bar: CLR is now targeting EURs of 1.2 million bbls for wells with optimized completions. See 2Q18 corporate presentation.

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