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Bakken: The King in the North
Platts' Bakken crude oil assessment represents the light sweet crude traded close to the wellhead at North Dakota terminals in the Williston Basin.
Bakken: The King in the North

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Hess sees higher 2015 Bakken oil production on fewer rigs
July 31, 2015

Hess raised its 2015 production forecast for prolific Bakken shale oil formation in North Dakota to 105,000-110,000 boe/d as more efficient well completions counter a lower rig count, CEO John Hess said Wednesday.
Poll: Do you think the US will approve the Keystone XL pipeline?
July 31, 2015

With the end of the Obama administration in sight, signs point toward a deadline on the Keystone XL decision.
Observers wait for Mexico to allay concerns over subsequent bidding rounds
July 30, 2015

Mexico's debut bidding event in Round One of its energy reform is now history, and resulted in what was widely agreed was a poor showing.
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