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The top 5 Bakken stories of the week

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Rig Count: 193 1. Shale Plays Exclusive: Interview with ND Republican Party Executive Director Jason Flohrs As November 4th approaches, both Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to reach constituents about the importance of voting in the midterm elections. Historically, midterm elections procure a lower turnout, but this November, getting out to vote is more important than ever before. Voters are ...

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Marcellus production rates expected to grow in November

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration has predicted that production in the Marcellus shale region could exceed 16 billion cubic feet per day in November, reports the Pittsburgh Business Times. The latest projection is a revision of a previous estimate which stated production would surpass the mark this month. In September, the EIA anticipated Marcellus production would reach 16.06 billion cubic ...

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The top 5 Bakken stories this week

Rig count: 196 active wells. Saltwater spills: 2. Oil spills: 0. 1. US Senator Hoeven and AG Stenehjem request permanent agents in Williston area Western North Dakota law agencies are looking to Washington for help. Drug crimes and prostitution cases in western North Dakota are greater than local agencies can handle.  Additional state money from the 63rdLegislature provided more equipment and ...

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See the movement of U.S. drilling rigs mapped

John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ Engineering Research Analyst Kevin Thuot at DrillingInfo.com has compiled the movements of drilling rigs across the continental U.S. into a time-lapse illustration. The movement data were collected from March 1 to August 6 of 2014. See the time-lapse map here: Beyond the Rig Count: Visualizing Patterns of Rig Activity Most of the rig movements on the ...

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Texas is home to one-fourth of all drilling rigs worldwide

John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ According to data from Baker-Hughes, the state of Texas is currently using one-quarter of all the drilling rigs in existence. Texas is operating with 889 drilling rigs, with just below half of the 1,873 nationwide. Globally, there are currently 3,371 rigs operating, making Texas’s global share of the rigs 26.4%. Source for data:  Baker-Hughes – International Rig ...

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Rigs up 30 to 1,861

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By: The Dickinson Press The U.S. rig count is at 1,855 this week, just one up from a week ago. Oil rigs are up one to 1,528, and gas rigs stayed steady at 323. Related: Man dies on rig site south of Williston The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources lists 192 active drilling rigs in the state. Original Article ERGY

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