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Whiting to cut Bakken rig deployments - UPI.com
Whiting to cut Bakken rig deploymentsUPI.comWhiting Chairman James Volker said the acquisition made his company the largest producer in the Bakken shale region in North Dakota, a basin at the heart of the oil boom in the United States. "Our initial results on the properties acquired have been ...and more »

Will Oil Price Collapse Hit Bakken Output? Don't Count on It - Institutional Investor
Bismarck TribuneWill Oil Price Collapse Hit Bakken Output? Don't Count on ItInstitutional InvestorYet the Bakken shale oil formation, located under North Dakota, Montana, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, has been rather resilient to the global price wars. Is the Bakken oil boom over? Absolutely not, according to economist Philip Verleger, owner and ...Advancing technology - Has the shale revolution gotten us into deep water?Bismarck TribuneFears for US economy as shale industry goes into hibernationThe Guardianall 25 news articles »

Shale Oil Production in Bakken, Eagle Ford Steady in January: Platts' Bentek ... - Greentech Media
UPI.comShale Oil Production in Bakken, Eagle Ford Steady in January: Platts' Bentek ...Greentech MediaIn North Dakota, crude oil production in the Bakken* shale formation of the Williston Basin averaged 1.2 million b/d in January, a 28% increase from January 2014. Combined output from both Bakken and Eagle Ford is up 33% from same time period last year.U.S. shale oil shows resiliencyUPI.comall 15 news articles »

West Virginia Derailment Raises Concerns About Volatility Of Bakken Oil - NPR
West Virginia Derailment Raises Concerns About Volatility Of Bakken OilNPRNPR's Melissa Block speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold about the volatility of crude oil from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota. That's the same oil that exploded when a train derailed in West Virginia two weeks ago ...

Myths of the Bakken - Is gas produced from all Bakken and Three Forks wells ... - Bismarck Tribune
Bismarck TribuneMyths of the Bakken - Is gas produced from all Bakken and Three Forks wells ...Bismarck TribuneLet's first talk about the Bakken Oil System. The Bakken Oil System is comprised of both the Bakken and Three Forks formations. To break this down a little further, the Bakken formation is made up of the three main rock subunits: Upper Bakken Shale ...How Basin Electric is handling explosive new load growth in North DakotaUtility Diveall 2 news articles »

Ohio's shale activity is taking a hit from low oil prices - Bakken.com
Bakken.comOhio's shale activity is taking a hit from low oil pricesBakken.comAccording to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's latest Beige Book report, oil and gas activity in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia has declined due to low commodity prices. The bank's second report shows that prices are starting to affect ...and more »

Third Fiery Oil Train Derailment In Three Weeks Hits Rural Town - ThinkProgress
Minneapolis Star TribuneThird Fiery Oil Train Derailment In Three Weeks Hits Rural TownThinkProgressLast year, the Wall Street Journal looked at the combustible gases in Bakken oil compared to other regions around the globe and found oil from the Bakken shale contained “several times” the level of combustible gases than oil from other regions.BNSF Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails in IllinoisWall Street JournalBNSF Train Hauling 103 Crude Cars Derails in Rural IllinoisBloombergall 360 news articles »

Exxon Mobil: Shale to the Chief - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalExxon Mobil: Shale to the ChiefWall Street JournalIn 2010, Exxon plunged into shale with the acquisition of XTO Energy. Back then, it had about 12 rigs drilling in three big shale basins, the Permian, the Woodford and the Bakken. Five years on, that has risen, but only to about 45, the company says ...Exxon Looks to U.S. Shale Fields to Drive Global Growth: EnergyBloombergExxon looks to US shale fields to drive global growthFort Worth Business PressIs a 12% Capex Cut by Exxon Mobil Realistic?24/7 Wall St.Natural Gas Intelligence (subscription)all 594 news articles »

Shale News app now available in both Apple and Android markets - Bakken.com
Bakken.comShale News app now available in both Apple and Android marketsBakken.comShale Plays Media is pleased to announce the launch of their new comprehensive mobile news application, providing energy industry headlines and Shale Plays Media exclusive stories. The application features content from its network of six news sites ...and more »

21322 jobs were cut in January due to crashing oil prices - Business Insider
Business Insider21322 jobs were cut in January due to crashing oil pricesBusiness Insiderbakken shale north dakota Getty Images / Phillip ChambersPhillip Chambers, a driller for Raven Drilling, talks on a phone while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota. The January report on job cuts from ...and more »