Darren Johnson - North Dakota Petroleum Council

Report
Darren Johnson
Geological Survey Program
South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
20th Williston Basin Petroleum Conference
May 22ndst – 24th 2012
Bismarck, North Dakota
 21 permits issued in 2011.
 All permits to drill for oil.
 10 wells drilled in 2011.
 6 permits to drill for oil in 2012.
2011 – 150 producing oil wells
Harding County – 136
Fall River/Custer County - 14
2011 – 1,613,982 bbls
Harding County (Red River Formation) – 1,588,632 bbls
Fall River/Custer County (Minnelusa Formation) –
25,350 bbls
2012 – 453,985 bbls (through March)
2011 – 98 producing gas wells
2011 – 932,541 MCF
2012- 187,524 MCF (through March)
All production from the Eagle/Shannon
sandstone
 Fall 2011 auction – Bedrock Oil & Gas leased the mineral
rights to approximately 65,320 acres of School and Public
Lands.
 Spring 2012 auction – Bedrock Oil & Gas (ROC Oil & Gas
Land Management) leased the mineral rights to an
additional 74,650 acres.
 Harding, Butte and Perkins Counties (NW South Dakota).
 Information on auctions and leases can be found at
http://www.sdpubliclands.com/
Click on “Oil and Gas Initiative”
DENR’s homepage
http://denr.sd.gov/
Geological Survey Program’s homepage
http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/
 All oil and gas permit files have been scanned and are
available online.
 All geophysical logs have been re-scanned.
 Development of Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source.
Visit Geological Survey
Program’s homepage
http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/
Click on Oil and Gas MapBased Data Source link
http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/
E-mail: [email protected]
Geological Survey Program
South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Akeley-Lawrence Science Center, USD
414 E Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
(605) 677-5227

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