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Bakken tight oil unconventional play

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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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This report includes 13 images and tables including:


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


  • 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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