Recovering crude oil prices are driving a recovery in the Bakken shale oilfields of Montana and North Dakota, giving West Texas' Permian Basin some competition.

Crude oil prices ended 2016 on a high note, and we see the price of oil headed even higher in 2017. Here’s what will move oil prices this year.

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Higher oil prices have prompted drillers to boost output in the Bakken, but a lack of ‘sweet spots’ could limit production growth in this shale play

OPEC has released their Annual Statistial Bulletin 2014.Under the heading of “Oil and Gas Data” there are several tables you can download. I was excited to find one labeled “ Table 3.21: World Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products by Country”.

The EIA has apparently stopped publishing its International Energy Statistics. Instead they are now publishing an abbreviated version on their Total Energy web page titled: Tabel 11.1b World Crude Oil Production.

Whiting Petroleum CEO Brad Holly told attendees at DUG Rockies that his company’s is considering exiting its D-J Basin holdings in favor of focusing on the Bakken.

As global demand for oil & gas grows, U.S. shale plays are expected to play an increasingly important role, but with most of the new supply has to come from one basin: The Permian

shale reality check. drilling into the u.s. government’s rosy projections for shale gas & tight oil production through 2050 j. david hughes winter 2018

A description of the Montney Resource Basin, its geography (maps), history, which energy companies are currently involved in drilling in the basin, a list of counties covered by the basin and local major interstate pipelines running through the basin.