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Bakken Shale in the US, 2012 - Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

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Bakken Shale in the US, 2012 - Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Summary

Scope

- An overview of the oil and gas exploration in the Bakken shale

- Discussion of the drivers of the shale oil and gas exploration in the Bakken shale

- The report provides an overview of the competitive landscape of shale oil exploration in the Bakken shale and provides details of the major companies operating in the region

- Current exploration and production statistics for the North Dakota and Montana Bakken shale. It also provides a forecast for Bakken shale production for the 2012–2020 forecast period

- Information on the coverage and an overview of operations in the Bakken shale

- Information on the major mergers and acquisitions in the Bakken shale in 2012

- Details of the major recent infrastructure developments in the shale

Reasons to buy

- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.

- Identify opportunities and challenges in the Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.

- Plan your strategies based on expected developments in the shale gas exploration activities in the US.

- Understand the competitive landscape of the shale gas market in the Marcellus shale play.

1 Table of Contents1 Table of Contents 31.1 List of Tables 41.2 List of Figures 52 Introduction 62.1 Overview 62.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 63 Bakken Shale, Overview 74 Bakken Shale, Operational Overview 94.1 Bakken Shale, Initial Production Rates 94.2 Bakken Shale, Planned Wells 114.3 Bakken Shale, Planned Rigs 124.4 Bakken Shale, Well Profile 124.5 Bakken Shale, Production Trends, 2004-2020 144.5.1 Historical Production, 2004-2011 144.5.2 Historical and Production Forecast, 2004-2020 184.6 Bakken Shale, Cost Trends, 2012 204.7 Bakken Shale, Drilling Activity, 2012 224.7.1 Bakken Shale, Drilling Activities in North Dakota, 2011 224.7.2 Bakken Shale, Bakken Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Producing Zones in North Dakota, 2012 244.7.3 Bakken Shale, Drilling Activities in Montana, 2012 315 Bakken Shale, Competitive Landscape 335.1 Bakken Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, 2012 335.2 Bakken Shale, Major Companies By Production, 2011 365.2.1 North Dakota Bakken Shale, Major Companies by Production, 2011 365.3 Bakken Shale, Major Companies Operational Analysis, 2012 385.3.1 Continental Resources Inc 385.3.2 Hess Corporation 405.3.3 Crescent Point Energy Corp. 425.3.4 Whiting Petroleum Corporation 435.3.5 ConocoPhillips 465.4 Bakken Shale, Capital Expenditure by Major Companies 486 Bakken Shale, Mergers and Aquisition Activities, 2012 497 Bakken Shale, Infrastructure, 2012 568 Appendix 628.1 Market Definitions 628.2 Abbreviations 628.3 Sources 638.4 Methodology 648.4.1 Coverage 648.4.2 Secondary Research 648.4.3 Primary Research 658.5 Contact Us 658.6 Disclaimer 65

List of Tables

Table 1: Bakken Shale, Some of the Recent Wells Drilled and Initial Production Rates by Major Companies, boed, 2012 9Table 2: Bakken Shale, Planned Wells by Major Companies, Canada and the US, 2012 11Table 3: Bakken Shale, Planned Rigs by Major Companies, Canada and the US, 2012 12Table 4: Bakken Shale Wells, Decline Rate (%), North Dakota, 2012* 12Table 5: Bakken Shale, Historical Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, the US, mmboe, 2004-2011 15Table 6: Bakken Shale, Historical Production from North Dakota (mmboe) and its Share in Total North Dakota Crude Oil Production(%), 2004-2011 16Table 7: Bakken Shale, Historical Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Montana, mmboe, 2004-2011 17Table 8: Bakken Shale, Historical and Forecast Production, the US, mmboe, 2004-2020 19Table 9: Bakken Shale, Cost per Well by Major Companies, US$MM/well, Canada and the US, 2012 20Table 10: Bakken Shale, Finding & Development by Major Companies, US$/boe, Canada and the US, 2012 21Table 11: Bakken Shale, Number of Producing Wells, North Dakota, 2007-2011* 22Table 12: Bakken Shale, Number of Gas Producing Wells, North Dakota, 2007-2011* 23Table 13: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions in Some of the Major Producing Zone, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 24Table 14: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Companies, Middle Bakken Formation, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 26Table 15: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Companies, Three Forks Formation, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 29Table 16: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Companies, Middle Bakken/Three Forks Formation, North Dakota, 2007- September 2012 30Table 17: Bakken Shale, Number of Wells Reported by Field, Montana, 2007-2012 32Table 18: Bakken Shale, Major Companies By Acreage, Canada and the US, Net Acres, 2012 34Table 19: Bakken Shale, Top 15 Companies by Production, North Dakota, mmboe, 2011 37Table 20: Continental Resources Inc, Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 39Table 21: Hess Corporation, The Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 41Table 22: Crescent Point Energy Corp, Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 43Table 23: Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 45Table 24: ConocoPhillips, Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 47Table 25: Bakken Shale, Planned Capital Expenditure by Major Companies, (US$MM), 2012 48Table 26: Bakken Shale, Merger and Acquisition Activities, Number of Deals and Deal Value (US$MM), the US, 2008-2012* 50Table 27: Bakken Shale, Major Mergers and Acquisitions by Deal Value (US$MM), the US, 2012 50

List of Figures

Figure 1: Bakken Shale, Operational Map and the Shale's Formation, 2012 7Figure 2: Bakken Shale Formation, Stratigraphy, 2012* 8Figure 3: Bakken Shale Wells, Well Profile, 2012 13Figure 4: Bakken Shale, Historical Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, the US, mmboe, 2004-2011 14Figure 5: Bakken Shale, Historical Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, North Dakota, mmboe, 2004-2011* 15Figure 6: Bakken Shale, Historical Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Montana, mmboe, 2004-2011* 16Figure 7: Bakken Shale, Historical and Forecast Production, the US, mmboe, 2004-2020 18Figure 8: Bakken Shale, Number of Oil Producing Wells, North Dakota, 2007-2011* 22Figure 9: Bakken Shale, Number of Gas Producing Wells, North Dakota, 2007-2011* 23Figure 10: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions in Some of the Major Producing Zones, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 24Figure 11: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by major companies, Middle Bakken Formation, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 25Figure 12: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Companies by , Three Forks Formation, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 28Figure 13: Bakken Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Completions by Major Companies, Middle Bakken/Three Forks Formation, North Dakota, 2007-September 2012 30Figure 14: Bakken Shale, Number of Wells Reported by Field, Montana, 2007-2012 31Figure 15: Bakken Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, Canada and the US, Net Acres, 2012 33Figure 16: Bakken Shale, Top 15 Companies by Production, North Dakota, mmboe, 2011 36Figure 17: Hess Corporation, Bakken Shale, Operational Map, 2012 40Figure 18: Crescent Point Energy Corp, Bakken Shale, North Dakota,Operational Map, 2012 42Figure 19: Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Bakken Shale, Operational Map, 2012 44Figure 20: ConocoPhillips, Bakken Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 46Figure 21: Bakken Shale, Merger and Acquisition Activities, Number of Deals and Deal Value (US$MM), the US, 2008-2012** 49Figure 22: Kinder Morgan, Pony Express Conversion, Bakken Shale, the US, 2012 56Figure 23: True Companies, Butte Pipe Line, Bakken Shale, the US, 2012 57Figure 24: Bakken Shale, Proposed TransCanada MarketLink, the US, 2011 58Figure 25: Bakken Shale, Proposed BakkenLink Project, the US, 2011 59Figure 26: Bakken Shale, Plains Bakken North Pipeline, the US, 2011 60Figure 27: Bakken Shale, Bakken Pipeline Expansion Project, the US, 2010-2011 61

Companies mentioned

Continental Resources Inc

Hess Corporation

Crescent Point Energy Corp.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation

ConocoPhillips

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