Bakken flows on pipeline have grown for years Shale still shows potential for resiliency Bakken natural gas flows onto Northern Border Pipeline are starting to show slight declines, signaling a reverse of the ever-growing gains seen over the last few years, allowing for the possibility of more exports from Western Canada into the US Midwest this summer. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now A slight dip in Bakken production opened space for Western Canada gas exports along Northern Border, but more space is expected to come in the months ahead. Bakken Shale production began declining marginally April 1 to 2 Bcf/d from 2.1 Bcf/d the seven days prior, according to S&P Global Platts Analytics. Sample data for the Williston in North Dakota shows nearly identical swings, to 2.1 Bcf/d from 2.2 Bcf/d. As a result, the basin sent less gas on Northern […]