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Bakken tight oil unconventional play

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Report summary

Tight oil from the Bakken accounts for more than 10% of US daily oil production. The play was one of the country's first commercial tight oil plays and quickly became a highly sought after asset. As such entry opportunities are severely constrained. Wood Mackenzie estimates that potential recoverable oil volumes from the Bakken Petroleum System are on the scale of thirteen billion barrels; however capitalising on this potential will be extremely challenging for non incumbent...

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Operations
  • Key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:

Images

  • Bakken Company Positions
  • Location maps: Image 2
  • Key companies: Image 1
  • Economic analysis: Image 1
  • Type well cash flow

Tables

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Bakken geological characteristics
  • Key Bakken Rail Export Projects
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Resource/reserve assumptions
  • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • Economic analysis: Table 1

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