Bakken-Three Forks output encourages Whiting

Reserves estimates in the North Dakota Middle Bakken and Three Forks formations continue to pleasantly surprise Whiting Petroleum Corp., Denver, which said that it also appears that further infill drilling is warranted in Sanish field.Whiting, which operates 152 wells in Sanish field, said it appears that additional frac stages have contributed to the higher initial production rates for wells completed in 2010.The company didn't specify the magnitude of the reserves improvements but said they are based on results of microseismic studies and reservoir pressure monitoring in both formations.Whiting's net production from the two formations in Sanish and Parshall fields of Mountrail County, N...

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