North Bakken Expansion Project

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North Bakken Expansion Project is a proposed natural gas pipeline in North Dakota, United States.[1]


The pipeline will run through North Dakota, United States.[1]

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Project Details

  • Operator: MDU Resources Group[1]
  • Capacity: 250 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d)[1]
  • Length: 92.5 miles / 148.9 kilometers[1]
  • Cost: US$261 million[1]
  • Diameter: 20-inches[1]
  • Status: Construction[1]
  • Start Year: 2021[1]


The pipeline will provide takeaway capacity from Bakken gas sources to new markets in North Dakota and connnect through the WBI system to the Northern Border Gas Pipeline.[1]

Developers have applied for approval with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Natural Gas, Pipeline Projects, Energy Information Administration, accessed July 12, 2021

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