Bakken Energy Service ,Transcanada Keystone Pipeline, Enbridge, Tesoro, Aux Sable, Alliance Pipeline – Share Stage in Denver Oil and Gas Summit

Transcanada Keystone Pipeline , Enbridge , Tesoro , Aux Sable , Bakken Energy Service  and Alliance Pipeline shared the stage  in Denver Colorado Oil and Gas Summit.

Bakken Energy Service. Enbridge. Transcanada. Tesoro. Alliance Pipeline. Aux Sable

From left to right: Phil Anderson -Tesoro, Kelly Wilkins – Enbridge Pipeline, Tim Fisher- Bakken Energy Service, Troy Andrews – Aux Sable , Greg Lohnes Transcanada

Questions discussed on Midstream Perspectives on Pipeline Build-out in the Bakken Shale

  • What is the current pipeline takeaway capacity from the Bakken and how much more is required to be built to meet expected production growth?
  • What pipeline expansion projects are currently under development and what is their shipping capacity?
  • Which announced transportation systems will receive industry support by the highest level of commitments from suppliers and become a reality?
  • How would such a takeaway capacity increase affect transportation companies and the level of road traffic in North Dakota?
  • What other midstream infrastructure needs to be expanded?
  • How can the midstream companies maximize the rates of return on infrastructure costs?
  • What is the level of cooperation between midstream companies and railroads, and what will happen in the long-term future?

These questions were answered by Phil Anderson- President of Tesoro Logistics ,  Troy Andrews – Director of Bakken Development Aux Sable , Jason Feit – Business Development Manager Alliance Pipeline , Tim Fisher Founder and CEO Bakken Energy Service  , Senior Representative Transcanada and Kelly Wilkens Strategic Planning and Business Development Enbridge Pipeline discussed the future of pipeline and midstream  needs in the Bakken.