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2023 marks 40 Years of the EERC

February 28 marks the 40th anniversary of the EERC. In 1983, the Grand Forks Energy Technology Center (GFETC) was transferred from the DOE Office of Fossil Energy to UND. The 28th of February 1983 also happened to be the University’s 100th anniversary: a momentous shift befitting such an occasion. 

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An Introduction to the Bakken Formation

The Bakken Formation is located in western North Dakota, eastern Montana, and southern Saskatchewan, Canada, as a subsurface formation within the Williston Basin. The Williston Basin extends to southwestern Manitoba, east-central North Dakota, northwestern South Dakota, eastern Montana, and southern Saskatchewan. The central and deepest basement location is approximately 15,000 feet, near Williston, North Dakota.… Continue reading An Introduction to the Bakken Formation