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The Bakken Shale's Massive Production Growth Will Boost These Major Players - Money Morning
The Bakken Shale's Massive Production Growth Will Boost These Major PlayersMoney MorningThe Bakken Shale formation of North Dakota and Montana was back in focus for investors earlier this week when Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) announced plans to purchase Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG). Through the deal, WLL will pay $3.8 ...

Denver firms agree to $3.8bn merger to create Bakken 'shale king' in US - RT
RTDenver firms agree to $3.8bn merger to create Bakken 'shale king' in USRTUS based Whiting Petroleum is to buy Kodiak Oil for $3.8 billion. The deal brings together two of the biggest players in the Bakken shale formation. The deal creates a dominant player in North Dakota, the second biggest oil producing state in the US ...Whiting Becomes Biggest Bakken Shale Player With Buyout of Kodiak24/7 Wall St.With Kodiak Oil & Gas Going Away This is the Best Bakken Shale Pure-PlayMotley FoolWhiting to Unseat Bakken King Hamm With Kodiak PurchaseBloombergProactive Investors USA & Canada -Reuters -The Denver Postall 271 news articles »

Bakken Oil Boom Brings Growing Pains to Small Montana Town - National Geographic
National GeographicBakken Oil Boom Brings Growing Pains to Small Montana TownNational GeographicThe Tolberts moved here in 2012 as part of a massive migration of workers chasing their fortunes in the Bakken shale, where a revolution in drilling technology led by fracking has pushed United States oil production to a 24-year high. Like many oil ...and more »

North Dakota Fracking: Behind the Oil-Train Explosions - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalNorth Dakota Fracking: Behind the Oil-Train ExplosionsWall Street JournalWhen energy companies started extracting oil from shale formations in South Texas a few years ago, they invested hundreds of millions of dollars to make the volatile crude safer to handle. In North Dakota's Bakken Shale oil field, nobody installed the ...Why pipeline capacity enhancement is important in the BakkenMarket RealistBakken oil trains run through IowaDesMoinesRegister.comNorth Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom SkyrocketingClimate CentralFox Business -Motley Fool -The Journal News / Lohud.comall 104 news articles »

Deal set to crown Bakken's shale king - Arkansas Online (subscription)
Arkansas Online (subscription)Deal set to crown Bakken's shale kingArkansas Online (subscription)Deal set to crown Bakken's shale king. By Joe Carroll and Jim Polson Bloomberg News. Whiting Petroleum Corp. will increase oil production by the most in a decade when it creates the dominant crude producer in the richest U.S. shale region with its $6 ...and more »

North Dakota's Latest Fracking Problem - Wall Street Journal
SalonNorth Dakota's Latest Fracking ProblemWall Street JournalThe well is one of thousands dotting the landscape and producing gas as a byproduct of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for oil in the Bakken Shale. Because North Dakota lacks adequate infrastructure, drillers are forced to burn off ...Bakken Oil Explorers Told to Cut Flaring or Face Crude CapsBloombergUpstart Refinery Developer Eyes Five Facilities in BakkenNatural Gas IntelligenceWhy rail accidents won't affect near term Bakken crude-by-railMarket RealistSalonall 109 news articles »

Whiting becomes largest Bakken shale producer with $6 billion Kodiak purchase - Fortune
Whiting becomes largest Bakken shale producer with $6 billion Kodiak purchaseFortuneThere will be oil. North Dakota now produces more oil than any other US state except Texas. KAREN BLEIER/AFP--Getty Images. Two Denver-based independents team up to become the largest oil producer in the Bakken shale. Whiting Petroleum WLL ...

Texas, North Dakota produce nearly half of all U.S. crude oil - Dallas Business Journal
Texas, North Dakota produce nearly half of all U.S. crude oilDallas Business JournalThe Eagle Ford Shale alone is growing by a monthly average of 32,000 barrels of oil per day. The growth in North Dakota has been even faster, tripling in the past three years with production in the Bakken Shale growing by 19,000 barrels per day on ...and more »

Why More Deals Could Be on the Way in the Bakken - Motley Fool
Why More Deals Could Be on the Way in the BakkenMotley FoolTwo major companies in the Bakken shale formation last week joined hands to create the largest producer in the region. Whiting Petroleum (NYSE: WLL ) and Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE: KOG ) entered into a definitive agreement under which Whiting will ...and more »

Volatile shale oil not limited to Bakken, reports say - Houston Business Journal
Centre Daily TimesVolatile shale oil not limited to Bakken, reports sayHouston Business JournalVolatile shale oil not limited to Bakken, reports say. 94725290. Enlarge Photo. Rick Sargeant. After investigators identified oil from North Dakota's Bakken Shale field as combustible, experts now say oil from other shale plays could be volatile and ...ETP to Build 1100 Mile Bakken Oil PipelineLaw360 (subscription)Rail Safety: Slower Trains & Stonger CarsWVTFall 41 news articles »