Bakken Shale

Bakken Shale
Bakken Overview: The Bakken Shale and the underlying Three Forks formation are both part of the Williston Basin, which spans portions of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. Read More

Bakken Counties: ND: Billings, Burke, Divide, Dunn, McKenzie Read More

Bakken Pipelines (natural gas): Northern Border, WBI Energy Transmission Read More

Bakken Net Acreage Table: A table detailing the net acreage owned by various companies in the Bakken play. View Table


Winter Slows North Dakota Bakken Production

Ending a year's worth of record-breaking production numbers, North Dakota's Bakken Shale was forced to slow down in the midst of bitter cold weather in February as oil volumes month/month fell by 5% and natural gas volumes dropped by 3%, according to the latest statistics released last Friday. Read More


Bakken Shale Gallery

A gallery of all of the images related to the Bakken shale.