North Dakota oil and natural gas production shot up in August along with gas capture volumes, but the production surge is expected to fall back and continue declining by the end of the year. Oil production in August topped 36 million bbl (1.16 million b/d), compared with 32.3 million bbl (1.04 million b/d) in July.…
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Bakken Shale oil production in North Dakota rebounded in July, topping 1 million b/d, but the state expects output to drop again without higher crude prices and more rigs in operation. Chief oil and gas regulator Lynn Helms during a webinar Tuesday said oil and gas production jumped overall in July month/month by 16.5%. Oil…
North Dakota is keeping a wary eye on the continuing legal challenges facing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which carries 40% of the daily oil supplies from the prolific Bakken Shale.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission (IC) on Tuesday adopted remedies that may protect oil and gas producers during an expected spike in idle wells from the global economic slowdown.
Since the outset of the coronavirus and the global oil price crash, prices for North Dakota’s Bakken Shale crude oil have cratered to below $20/bbl, and state officials said Tuesday they expect the rig count and completed wells to follow suit.
The volume of U.S. natural gas vented and flared reach a record high average of 1.28 Bcf/d in 2018, with Texas and North Dakota accounting for 82% of the total, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Oil and natural gas production in August again set monthly records in North Dakota, but the statistics belie falling prices since, a state official said Thursday.
Help is expected for North Dakota’s oil and gas producers, which continue to combat increases in flared gas as output increases in the Bakken Shale.
The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) expects to roll out changes to how spill reports are conveyed to the public within a year’s time amid renewed public scrutiny.
North Dakota oil and natural gas operators throughout the Bakken Shale have continued to polish their image for innovation and technology on the ground at well sites, and now they’re looking skyward by deploying drones to further that reputation.