The exponential growth and huge reserves of North Dakota's Bakken field puts it on course to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The exponential growth and huge reserves of North Dakota's Bakken field puts it on course to produce more than 1M bbl/day by mid-2013, which would rank it among the world's most elite oil fields. Just 5K wells have been completed, but Continental (CLR) thinks the core could support up to 52K wells with four to eight wells per 1,280-acre unit for full development.