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Bakken CEOs featured at petroleum conference

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BISMARCK – Lee Tillman, president and CEO of Marathon Oil Corp., will deliver the keynote address at the 22nd annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. Tillman will address the conference theme “Bakken Strong: Economy, Technology, Opportunity” with other Bakken producer CEOs, Harold Hamm of Continental Resources, Tommy Nusz of Oasis Petroleum and Jim Volker of Whiting Petroleum. The CEOs are among ...

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Oasis Petroleum seen expanding in the Bakken

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No explorer in the oil-rich Bakken shale formation offers more bang for the buck than Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Oasis this month signed agreements to add 161,000 acres in the Williston Basin, which includes the Bakken formation, giving it more real estate in the region relative to its $5.2 billion enterprise value than any similar-sized competitor, according to data compiled ...

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Fracking regulations pit ND against DC

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North Dakota’s The Bakken shale, and how 1 picture tells the whole story. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Though North Dakota has in times past had lower joblessness rates when compared to the remainder of the country, it barely felt a bump in the road with the start of the Great Recession. Not only have the number of jobs enhanced ...

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Hess proving to be a big player in the Bakken


While it might only be the third-largest driller in North Dakota, Hess (NYSE: HES)  has drilled 18 of the 50 top producing wells in the Bakken region over the past two years. The company is focusing on three areas to drive its overall Bakken performance: well costs, productivity, and price realization. This should enable the company to deliver superior returns. Looking ...

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