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Bakken Scout
PLS's Bakken Scout covers oil and gas permitting, rig activity and completions in the Dakotas and Montana. The report is available by subscription and is delivered by hard copy and email every 3 weeks. Like other Regionals, the Bakken is packed full of local statistical analysis covering permits, rigs and completions while also covering top stories, fun facts, quick stats and production anomalies.

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BS - WPX’s 5-well pad in Spotted Horn delivers 18,144 boe/d IP24 - October 15, 2019
WPX Energy completed five wells on the Bird Bear #35-26 pad on the Spotted Horn field in McKenzie County, North Dakota, at the beginning of September. Initial 24-hour rates were in the top quartile for the company, with IP24s ranging 3,320-4,197 boe/d (93% oil). The pad delivered a total IP24 of 18,144 boe/d. The wells averaged 9,558-ft effective laterals and were fracked with an average of 6.3 MMlb of proppant. The top performer was the Bird Bear #35-26HB. This Bakken producer was completed...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - PetroShale flows company best in Dunn County, hits milestone - October 15. 2019
North Dakota Bakken pure-play PetroShale initiated production from four wells at Helen and Primus East in September. Results recently became available for two Helen wells on Eagle Nest Field in Dunn County, North Dakota. The Helen #1MBH was completed with a 4,137-ft effective lateral and was fracked in 23 stages using 4.9 MMlb of proppant. During an initial 24-hour test, the well produced 1,793 boe/d (86% oil), or 433 boe/d per 1,000 ft, from the Middle Bakken on a 18/64-inch choke at...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - Regional Highlights - October 15, 2019
The EIA projects that Bakken production will rise by 2,000 bo/d and 3 MMcf/d sequentially in October to 1.471 MMbo/d and 3.003 Bcf/d. There are 652 DUCs in the Bakken as of August, down by 22 compared to July.North Dakota’s oil production rose 1.2% sequentially to 1.44 MMbo/d in July from around 16,000 wells. Natural gas volumes were up 2.2% to 2.95...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - Abraxas Petroleum Highlights - October 15, 2019
In McKenzie County, North Dakota, Abraxas Petroleum’s drilling operations on the six-well Jore Federal Extension pad have been successfully completed, all with 2-mile laterals, consisting of three in the Middle Bakken, two in the Three Forks Upper Bench and one in the Three Forks Second Bench. As winter weather has already arrived in North Dakota, completion of these wells, in which Abraxas owns 90% interest, will commence upon the arrival of warmer weather next spring.Abraxas Petroleum...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - Asgard Resources Highlights - October 15, 2019
Williston, North Dakota-based Asgard Resources has received a permit to mine sand in McHenry County and has submitted a permit for sand mining in Mercer County. Locally sourced sand could save operators $150,000-$300,000 per well, according to a report by the Grand Forks...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - Hess Corp. Highlights - October 15, 2019
Hess Corp.’s MLP Hess Midstream Partners will acquire Hess Infrastructure Partners LP, a 50:50 JV between Hess and Global Infrastructure Partners, in a deal valued at $6.2...
Oct 15, 2019
BS - QEP to develop remaining resources at South Antelope with refracs - September 24, 2019
While it continues to evaluate the performance of its Williston Basin refrac program, QEP Resources has already concluded that refracking existing wells is the most economical way to develop its remaining resources in the South Antelope area while a combination of new wells and refracs will be the optimal approach at Fort Berthold. The company has 100 drilling locations remaining in the basin, mostly at Fort Berthold, and 100 refrac candidates split evenly between South Antelope and Fort...
Sep 24, 2019
BS - Petro-Hunt flows its highest IP24 of 2019 in McKenzie County - September 24, 2019
Petro-Hunt LLC’s 2019 activity has focused on Charlson field in McKenzie County, North Dakota. During Q3, the company’s USA #153-95-3B-10-1H was completed in 43 stages using 7.4 MMlb of proppant across a 9,562-ft effective lateral. During a 24-hour test, the flowed 2,186 boe/d (80% oil), or 228 boe/d per 1,000 lateral ft, from the Middle Bakken on a 22/64-inch choke at 2,450 psi FTP. This a top 10 Williston Basin IP24 for the company, along with six other wells at Charlson field....
Sep 24, 2019
BS - Regional Highlights - September 24, 2019
The EIA projects that Bakken production will rise by 2,000 bo/d and 3 MMcf/d sequentially in October to 1.471 MMbo/d and 3.003 Bcf/d. There are 652 DUCs in the Bakken as of August, down by 22 compared to...
Sep 24, 2019
BS - Encana Highlights - September 24, 2019
EnCana is marketing mostly operated assets in Montana and North Dakota representing almost half of its Williston Basin acreage and nearly a third of its production from the basin. The assets cover 38,700 acres with 2H18 net production of 612 boe/d from 200 wells and generated 2018 operating cash flow of $6.6 million. Most of the leasehold being offered, 26,600 net acres (35,900 gross), is at Elm Coulee Field in Richland County, Montana, and McKenzie County, North Dakota, with net production of...
Sep 24, 2019

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