Drilling_Roughnecks_(8744524276)There has been a tremendous amount of commentary and analysis recently about the dramatic increase in oil and gas activity and production in the Permian Basin, the SCOOP/STACK plays in Oklahoma and even the Eagle Ford Basin.  There has been much less written about how the “recovery” has impacted oil and gas activity in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

Last Friday, the North Dakota Industrial Commission Department of Mineral Resources released its “Director’s Cut” which contains
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For months the news coming out of Midland has been positive – gradually increasing oil prices triggered a resurgence in activity in the Permian and Delaware Basins.  At the same time, the slow if steady rise in oil prices seemed to be doing little to increase activity in the northern Rockies.

On December 13, however, in the Director’s Cut issued by the NDIC (North Dakota Industrial Commission) Department of Mineral Resources, we may be seeing evidence of
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