Archive // williston

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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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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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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