Marathon Oil Corporation (stock ticker: MRO) reported that its four-well Middle Bakken pad at the Ajax area of Dunn County, North Dakota achieved an estimated average 30-day initial production (IP) rate of over 2,400 barrels of oil equivalent per day (84% oil).

"Strong early results in Ajax mark another important step forward in our ongoing efforts to extend the core of our Bakken acreage position, building upon recent successful core extension tests in Elk Creek and Southern Hector," said Marathon Oil President and CEO Lee Tillman.

Middle Bakken extension pad at Ajax tests at 2,400 BOEPD - IP30; Source: Marathon Oil
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