Jonathan Garrett – Wood Mackenzie
A report conducted by Wood Mackenzie in Houston, TX this spring made a startling prediction that Bakken shale operators will invest $15 billion on drilling and completions in 2014. We’ll talk to the energy analyst who conducted the research for this report Jonathan Garrett on this subject and much more on this episode of The more »
Ezra Levant – Author of ‘Groundswell; The Case for Fracking in 2014’
Evra Levant, a best-selling author and host of The Source on Sun News, joins us today. In his new book titled Groundswell: The Case for Fracking, Levant examines the opportunities and issues surrounding fracking.
John Harju – The Energy and Environmental Research Center (UND)
John Harju is The Associate Director of Research at The Energy and Environmental Research Center at The University of North Dakota. He explains some of the new technology and offers us some invaluable information on this episode of The Hegg Bakken Report.
Russell Gold – Author of “The Boom”
Wall Street Journal energy reporter Russell Gold makes his return to the program on today’s episode. His recently released book is titled “The Boom; How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World”.
Marcus Jundt and Howard Klug, Williston, ND, Mayoral Candidates
In January, current Williston, ND Mayor Ward Koeser announced he would not seek re-election in 2014, a position he’s held since 1994. Six year City Commissioner Howard Klug and Williston entrepreneur and businessman Marcus Jundt discuss their candidacies and are both on the ballot on June 10.
Deb Nelson, DLN Consulting
DLN Consulting of Dickinson, ND along with Vision West recently published The 2014 Regional Plan for Sustainable Development which contains groundbreaking data including the total number of oil wells to be drilled in The Bakken at 75,000.
Curt Zimbelman, Mayor of Minot, ND
With the boom of the Bakken on the heels of one of the worst floods in history, Minot, ND has grown immensely in a short amount of time. That is a very rare occurrence for a community with such a setback. One of the reasons for Minot’s success is the man at the helm of more »
David Flynn, Economist, University of North Dakota
David T. Flynn discusses his recent study conducted for The Red River Regional Council, which showed potential economic “threats”, and more growth in western North Dakota.
Chesley Price, Project Manager for STR Analytics
Chesley Price is Project Manager for STR Analytics, a group of dynamic hotel experts with access to data from around the globe. Their understanding of key aspects of the hotel industry is well rounded, and the numbers they researched on hotels in The Bakken show sharp increases.
Dr. Mark J. Perry, Economics Professer/Carpe Diem Blog
Dr. Mark J. Perry, a full professor of economics at the Flint Campus of the University of Michigan and creator and editor of one of the nation’s most popular economics blogs Carpe Diem, shares his passion and excitement for all things Bakken.