A reader asked about the location of the wells that will come up for permits in the December, 2013, NDIC hearing dockets:
Case: 21447: Application of Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. for an order amending the applicable orders for the Truax-Bakken Pool to authorize up to sixteenIf permitted, and if drilled, the one "set" of 16 wells will be in the drilling unit to the west of the KOG P Wood wells; and, the other "set" of 16 wells will be in the drilling unit to the east of the KOG P Wood wells.
horizontal wells to be drilled on two 1280-acre spacing units described as
Sections 26 and 35; and Sections 28 and 33, T.154N., R.98W., Williams
County, ND; and for such other relief as may be appropriate.
The area of interest is about 15 miles southeast of Williston. In the graphic below, Williston is to the left (west) and the area of interest is in the right lower hand corner (note where the incredible Stockyard Creek oil field is):
The two "sets" of 16 wells will be in 1280-acre drilling units on either side of the 1280-acre P Wood unit:
One can click on the graphics, to have them open in a new window, and then enlarge them for better detail.
Again, this was done quickly with problems with wi-fi. There may be errors. I will correct them when I find better wi-fi. That's the Missouri River in the lower right-hand corner.