Archive // Bakken

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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Southwestern Energy Seeing Success in New Shale Play

January 12, 2016 |
In preparation for our upcoming  What Lies Ahead Conference on February 4, 2016, BTU Analytics has been combing through oil and gas well production rates analyzing productivity gains per lateral foot in the Permian, productivity losses in the Bakken, and well economics across all...
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WTI/Brent Spread has Crude by Rail on the Ropes

September 29, 2015 |
Rail has been integral to moving Bakken crude out of the basin since 2012 when production very quickly outstripped pipeline takeaway capacity, causing differentials to blowout as wide as $49/Bbl between Bakken field prices and Brent.  As designated by...
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