Bakken

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

US Judge Rejects Latest Dakota Access Effort to Avoid Pipeline Shutdown

Dakota Access said shutting the line would cost companies and state economies billions of dollars and result in the loss of thousands of jobs.

July 9, 2020

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Energy Transfer Says DAPL to Keep Running During Legal Challenge

Energy Transfer told customers in an email that it has not taken any steps to begin winding down flows on the Dakota Access oil pipeline and said it believed the judge who ordered the shutdown over-reached his authority.

July 9, 2020

Gathering & Processing , Pipelines , Trucks

Crestwood Assures Producers of Alternatives if DAPL Shuts

Midstream provider provides update on Bakken operations.

July 8, 2020

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Judge Denies Dakota Access Initial Motion to Stay Pipeline Order

Dakota Access, controlled by Energy Transfer, filed a motion to stay a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 6 to stop operations and empty DAPL pending an environmental review.

July 7, 2020

Rail , Pipelines

DAPL Shutdown May Revive Oil-By-Rail Industry

Those with tank cars may feel fortunate, but bringing back furloughed workers may depend on the length of the shutdown.

July 7, 2020

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Despite DAPL Setback, Energy Transfer Vows to Keep Fighting

A day after Dominion and Duke canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline as litigation mounted, the industry again finds itself confounded by permitting issues.

July 7, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of July 6, 2020)

U.S. rig count down from previous week while crude futures jump 200% over the past 10 weeks.

July 6, 2020

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

US Court Orders Dakota Access Oil Pipeline to be Shut Down, Emptied

DAPL is the largest oil pipeline running out of North Dakota’s Bakken shale basin and Native American tribes and environmental groups have long protested the line's construction.

July 6, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 2, 2020)

Powder River Basin Niobrara Shale well completed by EOG Resources in Wyoming’s Converse County plus LLOG Exploration’s results from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 2, 2020

Construction , Pipelines

Sources: Energy Transfer Invokes Force Majeure on DAPL Expansion

Customers say the project is not necessary with Bakken production way down.

July 2, 2020