Thursday, December 20, 2012

Week 51: December 16, 2012 -- December 22, 2012

Posting early.

Economic development
Minot: fund drive for new hospital on southwest side of town to begin
Dickinson: $20 million health care facility underway
Dickinson: LTR moving to new headquarters inside Dickinson
Watford City: housing needs assessment
North Dakota taxable sales up over 20% y/y
Infrastructure assessments throughout the Bakken

Bakken operations
Bakken tanker runs aground; a one-off speed bump (hopefully)
New Bakken production record
Rate of return on Spearfish wells
KOG ups CAPEX for 2013
Random look at four EOG wells still on confidential list
EOG Clarks Creek wells are going to be huge wells

Wind energy costs for MDU: 5x coal
North Dakota #3 in business climate -- Forbes


  1. Merry Christmas Bruce. Thanks for all the good work and insight. CW2

    1. Thank you. Same to you: a merry Christmas and an uneventful but prosperous New Year.

      I'm gonna have a devil of a time categorizing, listing the "Top Stories" of the year, going through the past 52 weeks.

      It's actually quite interesting to scroll through the top stories of 2011:

      I think the list is actually quite good.