North Dakota Bakken Places

This category of our website will cover the cities, towns and development areas in North Dakota and Montana that make up the current focus of oil exploration in the Bakken Basin Oil Boom. If you want to know more about the many small towns going through incredible growth resulting from the oil/gas wells in this area check back here often as we add more and more background about these local communities and their job growth and housing availability.

Sidney Montana Oil Fields

January 21, 2012

The Elm Coulee Oil Fields north Of Sidney Montana were where the current Bakken Basin Oil Boom started a few years back with the current horizontal well drilling and completion strategy. While the action definitely shifted east into North Dakota the last couple of years there is a lot of indication that eastern Montana is […]

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Sidney Montana Oil Worker Home

January 21, 2012

On our recent tour of the oil fields around Sidney Montana we checked out some homes that could work well for oil field worker housing. Prices in the mid 300k range are up significantly in recent years, but since it is less than 30 minutes to oil fields in Montana and North Dakota it has […]

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Sidney Montana Oil Field Housing

January 21, 2012

The North Dakota Bakken Oil Boom has already arrived in Sidney Montana with rising housing prices and scores of new houses and buildings under construction, including two new motels. With many new oil leases signed this last year, experts are predicting a significant increase in drilling and oil production in Eastern Montana’s Bakken Basin. Our […]

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North Dakota Truck Driving Jobs

January 21, 2012

One of the highest paying jobs in the North Dakota Oil Fields is CDL truck driving jobs involved with all of the oil field development and support functions. The recent denial of the Keystone XL Pipeline means that we will see at least another 3-4 years of 500 additional truck loads a day in North […]

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Sidney Montana Houses

January 20, 2012

Sidney Montana is about 45 minutes from Williston North Dakota and one of the nearby cities where housing is not so difficult to find–but still not cheap or easy to find–and many workers commute to Williston North Dakota the center of the North Dakota oil fields. We spent a week in Sidney recently and one […]

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Parshall North Dakota Oil Fields

January 20, 2012

Like New Town North Dakota close by Parshall North Dakota is right in the middle of some of the most productive North Dakota Oil Well Fields and new wells are being drilled more here than almost anywhere else in the state. We recently took a tour of this area and you can see the video […]

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North Dakota Oil Field Tour November 2011

January 20, 2012

WE took a week tour around the western half of North Dakota in November 2011 to see all the incredible changes and new developments in both the oil fields and the supporting cities, like Williston, Stanley, Tioga, New Town, Minot, Bismarck, Dickinson, Belfield, Watford etc. Breathtaking is probably the only way to describe the level […]

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New Town North Dakota Oil Fields

January 20, 2012

New Town North Dakota is right in the middle of the incredibly productive northern border of the North Dakota Bakken Basin Oil Fields. Lying on the south shores of the Missouri River New Town was built after damning of the river created lake Sakawhna which is over 100 miles long. There are hundreds of new […]

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Minot North Dakota Oil Field Jobs

January 20, 2012

Minot North Dakota is fast becoming the north eastern anchor of the North Dakota Oil Boom. Like the smaller Williston North Dakota on on the western side of the North Dakota Oil Boom, Minot is providing critical support to the thousands of oil wells being developed annual in North Dakota. On a recent visit there […]

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Minot North Dakota Oil Fields Video Tour

January 20, 2012

Minot is exploding in job growth and experiencing a very tight housing market as a result of both Oil field development in western North Dakota and rebuilding of houses and buildings damaged in the Spring of 2011 floods.

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