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Bakken Rocks CookFest

The NDPC will host its 8th Annual Bakken Rocks! CookFest on July 19th, 2016 in Mandaree, ND and July 21st in Stanley, ND. CookFest is a community outreach event that is held in two communities impacted by oil and gas development and is an opportunity for the industry to give back while residents learn more about the industry and the companies operating in their area. CookFest includes a Bakken Basics Education session, live entertainment and BBQ served by industry CookTeams.

This event is free and open to the public! This is a family-friendly event with games and activities for kids and no alcohol permitted.


2-4 p.m.     Bakken Forward Info Sessions. 

4-7 p.m.     BBQ, Live Music and Activities for kids.

Click here for more info on Mandaree.

Click here for more info on Stanley.

For companies wishing to participate in the CookFest, there is no registraton fee. Teams are, however, responsible for their own equipment, food, plates and utensils, drinks, etc. 

Rules for participation:

  • Companies are responsible for assembling their own teams. Teams must be comprised of:

    • One operator, pipeline company or gas processor; and

    • At least one service company.

  • All participants must be North Dakota Petroleum Council members;

To participate, fill out this form and return to Tessa Sandstrom at tsandstrom@ndoil.org. For more information, call 701.223.6380.