Bakken drilling rig, west of Williston, North Dakota.
Thinking Unconventionally: EERC oil and gas research launches Bakken Production
The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is embarking on a multimillion-dollar project in the Williston Basin, partnering with the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) and a number of oil companies on a project focused on improving Bakken system oil recovery approaches, reducing the environmental footprint associated with oil production, and gaining a better understanding of the Bakken and Three Forks Formations. This project, however, results from a number of years of EERC research in many areas into characterizing the geology of the Williston Basin and determining how best to optimize its resources in an environmentally sound manner.
The Program to Determine the Uniqueness of the Three Forks Bench Reserves, Determine Optimal Well Density in the Bakken Pool, and Optimize Bakken Production will be informally known as the Bakk ...
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- Air Quality IX Conference Begins Monday, October 21, 2013: Christopher Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy Added as Keynote Speaker ARLINGTON, V.A. - The Energy & Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) International Air Quality IX Conference kicks off on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The Air Quality IX Conference is the nation's premier international conference on ... more
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