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ERES Founder & Managing Principal Mike Elliott to Speak at 2018 Bakken Conference & Expo

Elliott is the only commercial real estate expert presenting at the premier three-day shale oil event


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ERES Founder & Managing Principal Mike Elliott

Watford City, ND — July 12, 2018 — Energy Real Estate Solutions (ERES), a full-service real estate firm focused on providing brokerage, development, property management, construction management, and consulting services to North American energy markets, announced today Founder & Managing Principal Mike Elliott will be speaking at the 4th annual Bakken Conference & Expo, one of North Dakota’s premier shale oil events, taking place July 16-18 in Watford City, North Dakota.

Elliott will be presenting on the Bakken 2.0 panel, examining the new realities for real estate, roads and community enhancement in the Bakken shale play. Joining Elliott on the four-person panel are Williston Economic Development Director Shawn Wenko, The Renaissance Companies Building Manager Muriel Lippert and Executive Director of Watford City Economic Development Daniel Stenberg.

During his portion Elliott will highlight key observations related to the impact of oil prices on real estate supply, demand, pricing, and development. Attendees will walk away with practical examples of how those entrenched in the energy real estate landscape can minimize risk whilst capitalizing upon current and future opportunities.

“The news about the historic rise in U.S. oil production is everywhere you turn, and North Dakota real estate owners and investors are right to expect profitable times,” says ERES Founder & Managing Principal Mike Elliott. “Markets have stabilized, capital is coming into core markets, and we are now entering an upswing where Bakken real estate assets are experiencing lowered inventories and increased demand.”

Elliott has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry, specializing in the energy industry with an emphasis on key shale plays such as the Bakken. He has become a go-to expert in North Dakota real estate markets, offering deep knowledge and expertise in the various ways energy activity positively, and negatively, impacts real estate investments and development.

For full Bakken Conference & Expo information, including the three-day agenda, visit


Energy Real Estate Solutions (ERES), a full-service commercial real estate firm focused on helping energy companies and investors maximize their real estate portfolios, provides brokerage, project management, property and asset management, development, workforce housing, and consulting services in and around the world’s most active energy sites. For more information, visit


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