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December 3, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:13pm

Bakken (Whiting Petroleum Corporation) ND Unconventional Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Bakken (Whiting Petroleum Corporation) ND is a producing unconventional oil field located onshore the US and is operated by Whiting Petroleum.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Whiting Petroleum.

Production from Bakken (Whiting Petroleum Corporation) ND

The Bakken (Whiting Petroleum Corporation) ND unconventional oil field recovered 44.28% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2015. The peak production was approximately 121.23 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 113 Mmcfd of natural gas and 14.62 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 511.75 Mmboe, comprised of 341.47 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 561.2 bcf of natural gas reserves and 76.75 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Bakken (Whiting Petroleum Corporation) ND unconventional oil field reserves accounts 0.63% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional oil fields globally.

About Whiting Petroleum

Whiting Petroleum Corp (Whiting Petroleum) is an oil and gas company that develops, produces, acquires and explores crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the Rocky Mountains region of the US. The company operates oil and gas properties in Northern Rocky Mountains. The company also operates other non-core oil and gas properties in Arkansas, Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas and Wyoming. It sells oil and gas production to end users, marketers, and other purchasers that have access to nearby pipeline and rail facilities. Whiting Petroleum is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the US.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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