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Upper Rocky Mountain
Spot Crude Oil Prices

WTI and N. Texas: $48.33
CO North Central: $46.17
Colorado Western: $42.67
ND Light Sweet: $46.42
WB Mixed Sweet: $44.66
N Wyo. / S Mont.: $44.38
Wyoming Sweet: $46.02

Spot prices updated Oct. 17

Daily Cash Market
Spot Natural Gas Prices

Henry Hub: $2.89
Watford City, ND: $2.45
CIG Rocky Mtn: $2.59
Opal, SW Wyoming: $2.69
Malin, Oregon: $2.69
NGPL Midcontinent: $2.69
Chicago Citygate: $2.79
NGPL TX / OK: $2.79

Spot prices updated Oct. 17

U.S. Rig Count

928 as of 10/13/2017
-8 from 10/6/2017
+389 from 10/14/2016
(Courtesy Baker Hughes)
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North Dakota’s oil production jumped up by over 36,000 BOPD as operators are moving outside the “core areas” including Burke County, where ND Dept. of Mineral Resources director Lynn Helms said he was “surprised that someone took a major risk”.

Helms was referring to recent action by Liberty Resources Management Co. LLC of Denver to drill a three-mile horizontal well in Burke County with an expected recovery of 620,000 barrels of oil...

Trevor Hastings
Longtime MDU Resources executive Trevor J. Hastings has been named CEO of WBI Holdings, Inc., the company’s natural gas pipeline and energy services business. Hastings jointed MDU 21 years ago as a regulatory analyst, and most recently held the position of vice president of business development and operations support at Knife River Corp. “With the help of the strong senior leadership at WEBI Holdings, Trevor will do an excellent job guiding the growth at our pipeline business,” said MDU CEO David L. Goodin.
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