Bakken Shale witnessed an increase of 0.71% in total oil and gas production to 14,98,586.54 boe/d in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s USL48 database.
The oil and gas production in Bakken declined 6.78% in February 2022 from 16,07,549.2 boe/d in February 2021. On a YTD basis, the total oil and gas production in the play decreased by 9.66% from the same period in 2021.
In Bakken, oil production grew 0.07% in February 2022 as compared with the previous month, while gas production increased by 2.05% to 2,830.96 mmcf/d.
On a YTD basis, oil production in the play decreased by 12.4% in 2022 when compared with the same period in 2021, while gas production declined by 3.35%. Out of the total oil and gas production in February 2022, oil held a 67.43% share, while gas had a 32.57% share.
In Bakken, Continental Resources emerged as the largest oil and gas producer, recording a total oil and gas production at 2,47,459.72 boe/d in February 2022, a decrease of 4.22% from the previous month. The company held a 15.72% share in oil production and 18.16% share in gas production in February 2022.
On a YTD basis, the company registered a 10.56% increase in total oil and gas production from the same period in 2021.
Compared with other counties within Bakken Shale, Mckenzie county recorded the highest oil and gas production, holding a 38.31% share in February 2022. The county witnessed a 0.78% increase in production to 5,74,100.69 boe/d in February 2022 when compared with the previous month.
On a YTD basis, it registered a decline of 18.17% in total production from the same period in 2021.
All publicly announced wells data are included in this analysis, which is drawn from GlobalData’s USL48 database that provides insights into oil and gas permits and wells as disclosed by state ministry sites.
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