Although natural gas flaring in the Bakken Shale set records in 2018, those levels are starting to fall as the first of one of several processing plants planned for the play is now online, part of over $3 billion in investment activity expected in the coming year.  A processing plant expansion pushed Bakken Shale dry gas production to a record 2 Bcf/d over the past week, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics data. Bakken Shale production has been on the rise in 2018, although it failed to increase significantly in recent months due to processing and flaring constraints. After closing out 2017 at just under 1.7 Bcf/d, Bakken Shale production pushed above 1.8 Bcf/d for the first […]