May 28, 2021

Active development of tight oil using horizontal wells and fracking started after 2010. Bakken tight oil in the Willison Basin is located in North Dakota, Montana, and Canada, although the Canadian portion of the basin is less productive then US portion and not included.

Bakken oil production dropped from over 1,400 MBbl/d in 2019 to less than 1,200 MBbl/d in 2020. Average 2021 production is expected to be around 1,000 MBbl/d and is expected to grow after 2022.

Bakken Oil Well Initial Productivity (IP)

Bakken Oil Well EUR

Bakken Oil Rig Count

Bakken Oil Number of Wells