Inside Issue August 2015


Getting It Done No Matter The Price

BY Luke GeiverIn Brett Tinnes, 24, energy service and manufacturer RDI has an area manager whose traits and skills are those needed by the new breed of oilfield worker. READ MORE

Never Underestimate The Rock of the Bakken

BY Patrick C. MillerLow oil prices and global economic concerns have yet to hurt Bakken production. Analysts say that could change, but probably only temporarily, according to several Bakken experts. READ MORE

Connecting To Industry

BY Luke GeiverThis two-man Bakken business, Newkota Services & Rentals, represents the past, present and future of the energy services sector. The company's brief history shows what it takes to start from scratch and remain relevant during low oil. READ MORE


The Unforeseen Scenario: Rig reduction, movement and sustained production

BY Luke GeiverDespite the lowest rig count in years, North Dakota’s daily production has remained constant. Rig movements, efficiencies and other factors help to explain the unlikely situation. READ MORE

North American Shale News

Halliburton shares 2015 acquisition, refrack plans

BY The Bakken Magazine Staff Halliburton executive's take on its major merger and the future of its refrack plans, including the reason why it sought outside capital for future refracks. READ MORE

IHS: Refracking to remain a niche market

BY The Bakken Magazine Staff

WPX adds Permian acreage for $2.35 billion

BY The Bakken Magazine Staff