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    Held twice each summer in two communities impacted by development, the Bakken Rocks CookFest offers residents the opportunity to get out and learn more about the ins and outs of the oil and gas industry, attend an info sessions where they can listen to and visit with the experts of the industry, and best of all, eat some of the best BBQ available in western North Dakota and vote on their favorite team. An alcohol-free event, CookFest offers fun and entertainment for the whole family!


    Save the Date for this summer’s events:

    2-3 PM:   Information Session  |  Grenora Community Center
    4-7 PM:   Free BBQ, free stuff and live music by Shark Week  |  Grenora Main Street
    Who’s Cooking?
    • Continental Resources and Balon Valves
    • Goodnight Midstream
    • Wyoming Casing
    • Crescent Point Energy U.S. Corp
    • Enbridge
    • Nabors Drilling
    • Equinor and Purity Oilfield Services
    • Halliburton
    • Andeavor
    • Murex and Oil Country Services
    • Oasis Petroleum
    2-3 PM:   Information Session  |  Twin Buttes Community Center
    4-7 PM:   Free BBQ, free stuff and live music by ND 22  |  Community Center Lot
    Who’s Cooking?
    • Continental Resources
    • Wyoming Casing
    • Crestwood and Arnett & Burgess
    • Bifinger Westcon and Linde Engineering
    • Bruin E&P Operating and Gravity Oilfield Services
    • Enerplus and Jacam
    • XTO Energy and Purity Oilfield Services
    • Halliburton
    • WPX Energy
    • Andeavor
    • Rimrock and Weatherford


    Are you a company that wants to participate? Click here for more info!


    Not familiar with CookFest? Check out our videos to get a better idea of this great event – and then mark your calendar for this year’s events!