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The Bakken Is Booming Once Again!

The Permian has been stealing headlines and analyst attention over the past year, and rightly so, as it’s the only U.S. shale play that continued to grow even when all others suffered during the downturn. But higher oil prices over the past few months have prompted drillers to grow production not only in the Permian, […]

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Atlas Sand Company Announces Plan to Locally Supply the Permian Basin….

Atlas Sand Company Announces Plan to Locally Supply the Permian Basin with 12 Million Tons per Year of High-Quality Frac Sand AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Atlas Sand Company, LLC (“Atlas,” “Atlas Sand,” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its plan to locally supply the Permian Basin with 12 million tons per year of high-quality […]

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New Technology Could Recover More Oil From Early Bakken Wells

Oil companies are applying new hydraulic fracturing techniques to early Bakken wells, a process industry leaders say has the potential to recover more oil without increasing the footprint on the land. Operators are targeting wells drilled between 2008 and 2010, the early years of Bakken development before fracking technology advanced to where it is today. […]

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Refracking Is the New Fracking

The technique itself is nothing new. Oil crews across the world have been schooled on its simple principles for generations: Identify aging, low-output wells and hit them with a blast of sand and water to bolster the flow of crude. The idea originated somewhere in the plains of the American Midwest, back in the 1950s. […]

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