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On the cover: Precision drilling takes place last June northeast of Killdeer and north of the Little Missouri River.


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The extraction of sweet crude from the Williston Basin might be in its infancy.


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Unconventional drilling & recovery technologies used in the Bakken


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12 Bakken Stock Watch The latest stock information for dozens of oil companies 20 View From The Oil Patch Read how safety efforts are improving 26 Bakken Briefs Energy charts and current Bakken news 28 A Williston Basin Primer A history on how the Basin has accrued its energy wealth 32 New Town, New Challenges Increased oil activity has made for changes and opportunities


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