Tagged Bakken

Energy Lifts U.S. Manufacturing, Refining Sectors (USA)

1. The Big Three. Yesterday, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) updated its monthly “Drilling Productivity Report” with new estimates of oil production through August in America’s three, super-giant oil fields, the “Big Three”: the Bakken in North Dakota and Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin in Texas. As the chart above shows,…

More than 30% Growth in Shale Oil Output in Bakken, Eagle Ford: Platts’ Bentek Energy (USA)

…DENVER and HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. …

DOT Seeks New Rail Car Design and Bakken Crude Testing (USA)

…Within two years, the DOT proposes phasing out older DOT-111 tank cars for the shipment of packing group I flammable liquids. Unless the current DOT-111 and CPC-1232 tank cars are retrofitted to comply with new tank car design standards, they would not be approved for use in the transport of Bakken crude, which falls into…

Air quality a concern near North Dakota fire (USA)

…The North Dakota Department of Health said it’s monitoring air quality around the industrial park for any threats to public health.The fire in the industrial park has resulted in a plume of smoke that may adversely affect air quality in the surrounding area, and may cause health concerns, it said in a statement Tuesday.North Dakota…

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