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Bakken tight oil unconventional play

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25 March 2022

Bakken tight oil unconventional play

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...

Table of contents

  • Commercialisation overview
    • Bakken IP heat map (Units: IP Total/Lateral Length in '000 ft.)
    • Three Forks IP heat map
  • Gas market
  • Liquids market
  • NGL
  • Fiscal terms
    • Environmental issues
    • Regulation
    • Terrain
    • Acreage acquisition
    • Supply chain
    • Labour and local constraints
    • Water procurement/disposal
    • Technology
    • Drilling and completion

Tables and charts

This report includes 12 images and tables including:

  • Three Forks geology
  • Bakken resource table
  • Three Forks resource table
  • Bakken economics
  • Bakken type well cash flow
  • Three Forks economics
  • Three Forks type well cash flow

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    Data Summary Bakken.xls

    XLS 890.00 KB

  • Document

    Data Summary TFS.xls

    XLS 835.50 KB

  • Document

    Bakken tight oil unconventional play

    PDF 1.50 MB

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    Bakken tight oil unconventional play

    ZIP 3.48 MB