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Marathon has 2 Tyler wells drilled

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Marathon Oil Co., still the only company fracking with modern Bakken techniques in the Tyler Formation, appears to have taken a break from drilling at its sites there, a North Dakota Geological Survey geologist said.

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Marathon has two Tyler wells drilled

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Marathon Oil Co., still the only company fracking with modern Bakken techniques in the Tyler Formation, appears to have taken a break from drilling at its sites there, a North Dakota Geological Survey geologist said.

“As far as I know, right now…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flames continue to burn for North Dakota shallow gas study: Geological Survey to test methane as economical resource

April 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota geologists have finished selecting spots across the state to study a resource that could be used as an energy resource shallow gas.
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How much can the Oil Patch give? Geological Survey assesses Bakken, Three Forks in ND, Mont

April 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

One question on the minds of energy enthusiast is how much oil and gas the Oil Patch is going to produce. The U.S. Geological Survey plans to have a new estimate and answers in the fall of 2013, officials said.
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The hills have kaolinite: Geological Survey studys clay in western counties

February 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota officials are looking at local resources to keep fractures for oil wells open and meet a proppant shortage, officials said. Continue Reading