Practice Tips For Working In The Williston Basin

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT) -- North Dakota has been a star in the national economy for many years due, in large part, to the prolific growth of the oil industry’s development of the Bakken formation in the Williston Basin.

The Bakken, which covers over 200,000 square miles of western North Dakota, eastern Montana and southern Saskatchewan, was discovered in 1951. But more recently, since the mid-2000s, the combination of new horizontal drilling and improved hydraulic fracturing technology has enabled oil and gas operators to extract the oil in an economically feasible...
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