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Bakken CEOs featured at event

 BISMARCK — Lee Tillman, president and CEO of Marathon Oil Corp., will deliver the keynote address at the 22nd annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.

Tillman will address the conference theme “Bakken Strong: Economy, Technology, Opportunity” with other Bakken producer CEOs, Harold Hamm of Continental Resources, Tommy Nusz of Oasis Petroleum and Jim Volker of Whiting Petroleum.

The CEOs are among more than 70 industry experts who will speak during the conference May 20-22 in Bismarck. For a full agenda of speakers and events, visit

Registration for the conference will open at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Exhibit space for the conference sold out in 17 minutes when North Dakota last hosted the conference in 2012.

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