City of Williston, ND
The City of Williston, ND is a leader in both the Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Association
and the Ports-to-Plains Alliance.
The Alliance recently joined with TRE and Williston at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference
in Regina, SK, Canada.
The Bakken Oil Formation encompasses some 25,000 square miles in North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
About two-thirds of the acreage is in western North Dakota, where the oil is trapped in a thin layer of dense rock
nearly two miles beneath the surface. North Dakota holds up to 4.3 billion barrels of recoverable oil.
Their Rockin’ the Bakken
campaign is featured this month.
Williston also publishes an online newsletter called the
providing electronic updates on economic and community development activities in the area.