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.
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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.
Squeezed by commodity prices and natural gas capture goals, Bakken Shale production results flattened in North Dakota during May, according to the latest statistics from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR).
The North Dakota Supreme Court has sided with the state in a ruling against Newfield Exploration Co., now part of Encana Corp., which it said had underpaid oil and gas royalties.
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.
If various regulatory and economic hurdles can be overcome, storage of produced natural gas through reinjection in the oil patch may prove to be a breakthrough for curbing flaring in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale, according to a state-sponsored report released Wednesday.
Oil and natural gas production in North Dakota’s portion of the Bakken Shale hit new production records in October, but the state’s chief oil and gas regulator predicted a decrease this winter.
The three-member North Dakota Industrial Commission (IC) on Tuesday approved amendments to the natural gas capture policy to streamline rights-of-way processes and encouraging more investment in value-added technologies.
North Dakota’s Bakken Shale set back-to-back records for oil and natural gas production in August, the most recent month for which there are complete statistics, state regulators said Friday.
North Dakota set production records for crude oil and natural gas in July, but gas storage programs are on the to-do list to curb flaring and increase gas captured at the wellhead.