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Radioactive Waste Is North Dakota's New Shale Problem - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalRadioactive Waste Is North Dakota's New Shale ProblemWall Street JournalDays earlier, a similar trove had been found on flatbed trailers near a landfill in Watford City—which, like Noonan, is located in the state's sparsely populated westernmost reaches where the Bakken oil shale formation lies. The two recent incidents ...Radioactive Material Shows Up In North Dakota Fracking WasteInternational Business TimesNorth Dakota Finds Itself Unprepared To Handle The Radioactive Burden Of Its ...ThinkProgressWinter slowed Bakken oil boom productionKPAX-TVBloomberg -eNews Park Forest -FuelFix (blog)all 24 news articles »

Big Oil comes up short in shale - FuelFix (blog)
FuelFix (blog)Big Oil comes up short in shaleFuelFix (blog)While big companies dominate the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico and frontiers overseas, their smaller counterparts have claimed the most lucrative territory in the Bakken, the Permian and the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. Saudi Texas: Texas now ...Latest Texas oil boom creates population surgeLongview News-Journalall 35 news articles »

Bakken crude breakeven prices as low as $58/bbl in 2014 -report - Reuters
PennEnergyBakken crude breakeven prices as low as $58/bbl in 2014 -reportReutersBakken breakeven prices are closely watched by the industry because, while the development of the massive shale play has outpaced forecasts in recent years, a lack of pipeline infrastructure has kept Bakken oil prices relatively low. The fear is Bakken ...Bakken Oil Output Seen Growing With Drilling ImprovementsBloombergReport: Bakken oil output to soar as spending hits $15BFuelFix (blog)WoodMac: Bakken drilling, completion capex to top $15 billion in 2014Oil & Gas JournalThe Post-Standardall 123 news articles »

Feds say Eagle Ford and Bakken could lead to end of U.S. oil imports - San Antonio Business Journal (blog)
Business RecorderFeds say Eagle Ford and Bakken could lead to end of U.S. oil importsSan Antonio Business Journal (blog)Net oil imports to the United States could plummet to zero by 2037 because of booming production in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale and North Dakota's Bakken Shale, a branch of the Energy Department projected in a new report. The federal Energy ...US oil reserves jump on shale but gas tumbles in 2012: EIABusiness RecorderSen. Murray seeks safety assurances as state oil-train transport increasesThe Seattle TimesProved reserves of US crude oil reach 36-year high in 2012Oil & Gas Journalall 121 news articles »

Richardson driller gets big results on new Bakken Shale wells - Dallas Business Journal
Richardson driller gets big results on new Bakken Shale wellsDallas Business JournalOil is gushing out of six new wells drilled by Richardson-based Reef Oil & Gas in the Bakken Shale in North Dakota. Testing by Conoco-Phillips, a joint venture partner on the project, showed initial production rates between 2,312 to 2,880 barrels of ...The Burgeoning Bakken – InfographicInvestorIdeas.com (press release)North Dakota Gas Flaring Doubles, Pumping CO2 Into AirClimate Centralall 8 news articles »

Bakken Shale Boom Spurs Efforts to Increase Workforce and Infrastructure - PR Web (press release)
Bakken Shale Boom Spurs Efforts to Increase Workforce and InfrastructurePR Web (press release)Much of the state's recent success can be attributed to the Bakken Shale formation, which lies two miles beneath the North Dakota ground. While those in the industry have been cognizant of its existence for quite some time, the fracturing chemicals and ...

Redefining the profitable Bakken - Bismarck Tribune
Chron.comRedefining the profitable BakkenBismarck TribuneThough horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing are anything but new - the technology has been around for decades - cracking the most efficient code for Bakken shale hasn't come easy, with considerably more yet to be learned. During initial stages ...People flocking to shale boom as North Dakota county sees fastest population ...MarketWatch (blog)U.S. Oil Production Surpasses 10% of World TotalFox BusinessFate of Dakota Gas Pipeline Still Uncertain, CEO SaysNatural Gas Intelligence24/7 Wall St.all 193 news articles »

Giant Marcellus shale coming of age - Bismarck Tribune
Giant Marcellus shale coming of ageBismarck TribuneThe Marcellus shares several commonalities with the Bakken. First, it is a tight, shale formation that - in the days of vertical drilling - was largely overlooked. Second, it was laid down at roughly the same point in geologic time as the Bakken. And ...and more »

US Taking on More Saudi Oil Despite Shale Glut - Huffington Post
US Taking on More Saudi Oil Despite Shale GlutHuffington PostEnergy independence, however, is the prevailing trend in the U.S. oil market and East Coast refineries that normally rely on foreign crude are sourcing more Bakken oil with increased rail traffic. A strong link to OPEC markets, however, shows the ...and more »

Total, Lukoil to Drill in 'Russian Bakken' - Motley Fool
Total, Lukoil to Drill in 'Russian Bakken'Motley FoolThe announcement comes after Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS-A ) and Russia's Gazprom Neft (NASDAQOTH: OGZPY ) launched drilling in January in Bazhenov, which is being compared to the highly prolific US Bakken shale. Lukoil CEO Vagin Alekperov ...and more »