14 hospitalized after visiting laundromat in Watford City

Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Buying up the Bakken: Continental to purchase 120,000 acres for $650M

Email

The largest leaseholder in the Bakken is prepared to increase its stake here by $650 million.

Continental Resources Inc. is doubling down on its already substantial investment in the Bakken, according to a press release issued by the company this week.

Continental has entered into an agreement to purchase 120,000 acres of undeveloped Bakken land -- primarily in Divide and Williams counties -- said Continental Vice President of Investor Relations Warren Henry.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
(701) 456-1207
Advertisement
Advertisement