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Bakken Formation Geology
Provided as Short Course 1, sponsored by the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council and the Montana Geological Society, at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Rocky Mountain Section meeting in Jackson, Wyoming, on September 24, 2005. Overview of Bakken stratigraphy in North Dakota and “Mini” Core Workshop, LeFever, North Dakota Geologic Survey (PDF, 4.17 MB).
Bakken Research Consortium hydraulic fracturing and microseismic monitoring project, 2009 (PDF, 4.93 MB with Link to detailed reports).
North Dakota middle member Bakken horizontal play: North Dakota Geological Survey, Geologic Investigations No. 8, LeFever, J.A., 2005 (PDF, 8.83 MB).
LeFever, J.A., 2008, North Dakota Geological Survey, Geologic Investigation No. 59, Bakken Formation map series: Sheets 1– 5.
Isopach of the Bakken Formation (PDF, 4.38 MB)
Isopach of the Upper Bakken Shale (PDF, 9.36 MB)
Isopach of the Middle Bakken Member (PDF, 6.14 MB)
Isopach of the Lower Bakken Shale (PDF, 5.62 MB)
Structure on the Top of the Bakken Formation (PDF, 2.85 MB)
Nordeng, S.H., and LeFever, J.A., 2009, North Dakota Geologic Survey, GI-79. Organic geochemical patterns in the Bakken source system: (PDF, 4.55 MB).
Potential Oil Resources in the Bakken Formation
2013 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Presentations
An Overview of Hydraulic Fracturing
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Enhanced Bakken Recovery Research Program
Utilization of Associated Gas to Power Drilling Rigs – A Demonstration in the Bakken
Obtain data regarding well locations, completion information, and production provided in convienent formats for conducting efficient analysis.
Decision Support provides oil production and geologic data for the North Dakota portion of the Williston Basin. Explore production relative to geologic properties of the Bakken and Three Forks formations.
Decades Of Life Left In North Dakota Bakken Crude Oil Shale, Petroleum Producer President Says
International Business Times
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Fresh sample of Bakken crude shows lower levels of volatility
UPDATE 1-U.S. orders oil-by-rail shippers to test North Dakota cargo
More work needed to stop flaring gas, officials say
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Energy & Environmental Research Center • 15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018 • Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018 • USA
Phone: (701) 777-5000 • Fax: (701) 777-5181
University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (UND EERC).