In & Around the Bakken

We’ve compiled some quick links to some of our favorite websites to make this your 1-stop Bakken Oil Industry resource and guide. Let us know how we can further our mission, and better serve the hard-working folks in the Bakken.

  • Montana Association of Professional Landmen: MAPL is a membership based organization of professional landmen that represent the business side of oil, gas and mineral exploration in Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming and South Dakota. Read more about MAPL.
  • The American Association of Professional Landmen is a professional organization that unites approximately 12,000 landmen and land-related persons through professional development and service. Read more about AAPL.
  • The North Dakota Petroleum Council is a trade association that represents more than 325 companies involved in all aspects of the oil and gas industry including oil and gas production, refining, pipeline, transportation, mineral leasing, consulting, legal work, and oil field service activities in North Dakota, South Dakota, and the Rocky Mountain Region. Petroleum Council members produced 98% of the 113 million barrels of oil produced in North Dakota in 2010. More info on the NDPC.
  • North Dakota Tourism: Where to stay? Search Accomodations here.


Our website is currently under construction, so please check back as we continue to populate our site with useful resources that focus on the oil industry growth in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Canadian Rockies.

Do you have a resource specific to the Bakken? Contact us, and we’ll get you on our site.