By Emily Aasand

North Dakota-based KLJ recently completed a study commissioned by the North Dakota legislature to provide state leaders with a better understanding of the Bakken’s economic impacts on the state through 2019.

“The objective of the study was to provide the North Dakota legislature with a view into the future of oil development in the state that would assist them in developing appropriate long-term policy,” says Mike Wamboldt, the project manager at KLJ who helped to lead the study through the research and completion process. “They wanted us to address the effect of technological advances, especially in CO2-based enhanced oil recovery (EOR), the maturation of the oilfield’s development and the impact of infrastructure and environment.”

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