Archive // Bakken

Is Bakken Upside Capped?

December 20, 2017 |
The recent announcement of Oasis Petroleum’s Delaware Basin acquisition marks another major Bakken producer re-positioning to focus its growth capital outside the Williston Basin.  What do these shifts signal about the future of the Williston Basin?  By choosing to...
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DAPL Completion Good for Bakken Netbacks

April 25, 2017 |
In anticipation of starting interstate service on May 14, Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) filed tariff rates with FERC to transport crude from various origin points in the Williston to Patoka, IL or Nederland, TX.  The 470 Mb/d of initial...
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DAPL Reroute – What Does that Look Like?

November 3, 2016 |
In the latest chapter of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) saga, President Obama issued a statement on Tuesday that the US Army Corps of Engineers is “examining whether there are ways to reroute this pipeline in a way…...
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Rig Efficiency Gains in US Oil Plays

September 29, 2016 |
Continued US oil production during the price downturn has been fueled in part by gains in rig efficiency– producers have been able to do more with less.  As the global oil supply and demand picture improves, the question becomes...
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DAPL Pipeline – Debottlenecking Supply

September 8, 2016 |
On Tuesday during CNBC’s Power Lunch, Brian Sullivan proposed the idea that Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) could be a Keystone XL replacement.  While Dakota Access in its current form is a pipeline project that will connect the Bakken to the Gulf Coast,...
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