The Bakken shale, a tight oil resource play covering 64,750 sq km (25,000 sq miles) in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana in the US and in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, is ranked as the largest continuous onshore oil accumulation in the Lower 48.Early Mississippian-Late Devonian in age, the Bakken-Three Forks petroleum system in the Williston basin was discovered in the 1950s and has since evolved into a world-class hydrocarbon resource play.

Read More…

Related Posts