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McKenzie County, North Dakota

PO Box 524
Watford City, ND 58854
Phone: (701) 444-3452
Fax: (701) 444-3916
www.4eyes.net

On the central western border of ND, southwest of Minot; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Howard County; which was discontinued. McKenzie County eliminated in 1891 for lack of settlement; present county formed 1905. Name Origin: For Alexander McKenzie (1851-1922), sheriff of Burleigh County and a powerful political leader

Area (sq mi):: 2860.89 (land 2742.02; water 118.87) Population per square mile: 2.00
Population 2005: 5,594 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 -10.10% Population 2000: 5,737 (White 77.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,732; median household $29,342; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,645-$23,900
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Situated in the Northwest corner of McKenzie County, North Dakota, M SPACE's newest housing development, Bison Run, is now open for rent.
The drilling rig that was purchased in July is continuing to undergo its refurbishment, and it is currently anticipated that it will begin drilling on the first multi-well pad site in McKenzie County, North Dakota in the fourth quarter.
The Garden Creek III plant, a 100-MMcf/d natural gas processing facility in McKenzie County, North Dakota, which is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter 2014;
In McKenzie County, North Dakota, Abraxas drilled the Stenehjem 27-34 1H to a total measured depth of 16,504 feet, including a 5,965 foot lateral in the middle Bakken formation, and completed the well with a 17-stage fracture stimulation.
Build a new 200-million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) natural gas processing facility - the Demicks Lake plant - and related infrastructure in northeast McKenzie County, North Dakota, which will process natural gas produced from the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin;
The best efforts offering of 3,040,000 Units was undertaken for the express purpose of acquiring certain oil and gas rights in the Williston Basin located in McKenzie County, North Dakota.
HOUSTON -- Ursa Resources Group LLC ("Ursa"), an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the Bakken and Three Forks formations of the Williston Basin, announces that it has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed buyer to develop approximately 10,500 net acres (5,240 net to Ursa) in a proven part of the Bakken formation in McKenzie County, North Dakota and Richland County, Montana.
NASDAQ: ESTE) announced today that drilling has reached total depth on two new horizontal Bakken wells and drilling on two additional wells is underway in the Banks Field, McKenzie County, North Dakota.
In McKenzie County, North Dakota, Abraxas anticipates spudding the Stenehjem 27-34 1H during the fourth quarter of 2010, after rig repairs and equipment upgrades are complete.
9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ursa Resources Group LLC ("Ursa"), an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on development of the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the Williston Basin, announced today that it has flow tested its Jeanie 25-36 #2H Bakken well in McKenzie County, North Dakota.
DENVER -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute") (NYSE: REN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Marathon Oil Company ("Marathon") (NYSE: MRO) to develop approximately 19,000 gross acres (8,425 net to Resolute) in the Bakken trend in McKenzie County, North Dakota.