Bakken Production Optimization Program

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  • Bakken Refracturing Data Analysis – Interim Report

    Premium Date Published: 3/8/2019

    'This study reports the results of 1) a literature survey to understand well selection criteria for identifying candidate wells for refracturing, 2) review of existing wells completed in the Bakken Formation in North Dakota that were refractured, and 3) evaluation of production performance of Bakken ...'

  • North Dakota Remediation Resource Manual – Update

    Premium Date Published: 3/7/2019

    'This version of the North Dakota Remediation Resource Manual is an update to the original manual released in 2016. This document was prepared to aid those involved in the remediation and reclamation of sites impacted by oilfield-related spills. Remediation information included in this document is f...'

  • 'This report reviews a data set of 400 wells, describes the decline curve analysis and multivariate methods employed, and summarizes the data analysis results. The Bakken petroleum system (BPS) has been one of the most active and prolific unconventional oil shales in the United States. The main objec...'

  • 'The rapid increase in oil and gas production within the Bakken petroleum system has resulted in a substantial increase in the volume of produced brine requiring disposal in western North Dakota, approximately 94% of which is disposed via deep well injection into the sandstone units of the Inyan Kara...'

  • 'Dynamic process modeling was conducted for wellsite production operations typical of those found in North Dakota’s Bakken production region. The objectives of this analysis were to study the potential of several site-operating parameters to cause the unintended release of storage tank vapors, i.e., ...'

  • North Dakota Remediation Resource Manual

    Free Date Published: 8/23/2016

    'This document was prepared to aid those involved in the remediation and reclamation of sites impacted by oilfield-related spills. Remediation information included in this document is for spills limited to soil impacts and does not address remediation related to groundwater impacts. In addition, the ...'

  • 'This report provides a summary of water use and handling trends in the Bakken from 2006 to 2015. Also included are estimates of future water supply demand and disposal needs, an overview of potential treatment technologies, considerations for recycling and reuse, a summary of the implications of the...'

  • Spills Cleanup Primer

    Free Date Published: 4/15/2015

    '2015 Energy & Environmental Research Center-produced primer regarding spill cleanup. This primer is intended to provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of hydrocarbon and brine spills from oil and gas production and the related remediation and reclamation of these spills.'

  • NORM Primer: Industry Edition

    Free Date Published: 9/8/2014

    'This primer is intended to provide the reader with a brief, readable summary of the breadth of radiation science behind NORM (naturally occurring radioactive materials) regulations. Because radiation is one of the most complex topics in physics and because biological damage due to radiation is an in...'

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