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2011 South Dakota Activity Update. Darren Johnson Geological Survey Program South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 20 th Williston Basin Petroleum Conference May 22nd st – 24 th 2012 Bismarck, North Dakota. Production areas. Permits issued and wells drilled.

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2011 South Dakota Activity Update

Darren Johnson

Geological Survey Program

South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources

20th Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 22ndst – 24th 2012

Bismarck, North Dakota


Production areas


Permits issued and wells drilled

  • 21 permits issued in 2011.

    • All permits to drill for oil.

  • 10 wells drilled in 2011.

  • 6 permits to drill for oil in 2012.


2011 – 150 producing oil wells

Harding County – 136

Fall River/Custer County - 14


Barrels of oil produced

2011 – 1,613,982 bbls

Harding County (Red River Formation) – 1,588,632 bbls

Fall River/Custer County (Minnelusa Formation) – 25,350 bbls

2012 – 453,985 bbls (through March)


2011 – 98 producing gas wells


2011 – 932,541 MCF

2012- 187,524 MCF (through March)

All production from the Eagle/Shannon sandstone


South Dakota School and Public Lands Auction

  • Fall 2011 auction – Bedrock Oil & Gas leased the mineral rights to approximately 65,320 acres of School and Public Lands.

  • Spring 2012 auction – Bedrock Oil & Gas (ROC Oil & Gas Land Management) leased the mineral rights to an additional 74,650 acres.

  • Harding, Butte and Perkins Counties (NW South Dakota).

  • Information on auctions and leases can be found at http://www.sdpubliclands.com/


DENR’s Oil and Gas Initiative

Click on “Oil and Gas Initiative”

Geological Survey Program’s homepage

http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/

DENR’s homepage

http://denr.sd.gov/


Initiative projects completed in 2011 and 2012

  • All oil and gas permit files have been scanned and are available online.

  • All geophysical logs have been re-scanned.

  • Development of Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source.


Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source


Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source


Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source

Visit Geological Survey Program’s homepage

http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/

Click on Oil and Gas Map-Based Data Source link


For more information

http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/

E-mail: [email protected]

Geological Survey Program

South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources

Akeley-Lawrence Science Center, USD

414 E Clark Street

Vermillion, SD 57069

(605) 677-5227


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