shale oil in south dakota

shale oil in south dakota

Continental Resources, Inc. announced initial results from its Bice 1-29H well completed in the Three Forks/Sanish formation in the North Dakota Bakken Shale area. The Dunn County well, in which Continental has a 41% working interest, is the Company’s first well to be completed in the Three Forks/Sanish formation. Previous wells drilled by the Company […]

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

An oil tax increase this summer is unlikely to slow drilling in western North Dakota’s promising Bakken oil shale, which is leading the state toward an oil production record, industry officials say.
Prices that have soared above $120 a barrel will make the tax increase easier to tolerate, said Jeff Herman, of […]

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The Bakken oil formation, which stretches across North Dakota, Montana and southeastern Saskatchewan, is suddenly drawing worldwide attention. On Thursday, April 10, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published an official study on the massive Bakken reserve. Among the agency’s findings:

* Up to 4.3 billion barrels of oil could be recovered from the Bakken shale formation — a […]

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

A shale formation stretching North Dakota and Montana may have an estimated 3 to 4.3 billion barrels of technically recoverable oil, according to a U.S. Geological Survey assessment. Known as the Bakken Formation, the find would make the recoverable oil in North Dakota and Montana the largest U.S. oil reserves outside Alaska.

The recently released assessment shows […]

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Double Eagle Petroleum Co. reported that the Table Top Unit #1 well at the Christmas Meadows Prospect, was at 14,388 feet and drilling ahead at 4 AM on January 18, 2007. The Greater Green River Basin plate was penetrated at a depth of approximately 13,400 feet and approximately 718 feet of Hilliard Shale was drilled […]

Thursday, January 18th, 2007

Rancher Energy Corp. is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of two producing oil fields in Wyoming’s Powder River basin. The newly acquired South Glenrock B and Cole Creek South fields feature existing production as well as excellent potential for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) using carbon dioxide (CO2) injection.
On December 22, 2006, […]

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. has provided an update on its 2006 drilling program in the Vermillion Basin in Sweetwater County, Wyo., and production update on its Williston Basin Bakken oil play in McKenzie County, N.D.
Kodiak recently commenced drilling operations on the North Trail-State #4-36, which is expected to be drilled to a total depth […]

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

A University of North Dakota professor says the Panhandle and southeast Nebraska could be good locations to bury concentrated carbon dioxide produced by coal- burning power plants. Edward Steadman is program manager for the Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership, one of seven regional partnerships to study the feasibility of geological sequestration.

In geological sequestration, concentrated carbon dioxide is […]

Monday, September 25th, 2006

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