This course is an introduction to the Bakken/Three Forks resource play. The play has proven to be economic and successful for many operators. A wide range of topics will be covered to familiarize the participant with the important nuances of the Bakken and Three Forks.
The petroleum system approach will be used. A key emphasis of this course will be to show the important elements and processes for continuous oil and gas accumulations.
The participant will learn screening techniques which may help identify “sweet spots” in the Bakken/Three Forks fairway.
The lessons learned in the course can be applied to other tight oil plays.