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October 7, 2016
Oil Pump Jack at Backlit
Fighting OPEC only for the 'brave'
October 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
October 6, 2016
An oil well pump in a sunflower field on July 26, 2015, west of Dickinson just off Interstate 94 as a storm brews off to the east.
Oil hits four-month highs
October 6, 2016 - 5:11pm
October 3, 2016
Saltwater spill reported in McKenzie County
October 3, 2016 - 5:44pm
October 1, 2016
Canada's company to buy Enbridge regional pipeline system
October 1, 2016 - 10:16pm
A man stands on a workover rig inside of the Dickinson, N.D., city limits on Feb. 17, 2015. Oil and employment experts in southwest North Dakota said people who work on workover rigs, which perform maintenance on existing oil wells,  don't appear to be hit too hard by the drop in oil prices affecting western North Dakota's energy industry. (Dustin Monke / The Dickinson Press)
Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle
October 1, 2016 - 5:40pm
September 30, 2016
Renewable Resources, an oilfield waste treating plant north of Killdeer, N.D., must close and clean up the site after regulators denied the facility a permit. Photo courtesy of the North Dakota Department of Health
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
September 30, 2016 - 8:07pm
September 28, 2016
Dave Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, waits to give his speech against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline during the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
September 28, 2016 - 10:17am
September 23, 2016
RockPile Energy Services, which employees around 200 people in North Dakota, has been bought out by White Deer Energy. However, it won't change its name and is expanding. (Dustin Monke / The Dickinson Press)
RockPile gets bought out, expands
September 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, Sept. 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
September 23, 2016 - 4:44pm
September 20, 2016
Three Affiliated Tribes Councilman Ken Hall, center, talks with Jack Stark, right, president of Contintental Resources, and Chase Iron Eyes, left, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, during the North Dakota Petroleum Council annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
September 20, 2016 - 8:33pm
A farmer sprays his crop next to the newly erected Brady Wind I turbines in southern Stark County. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
September 20, 2016 - 8:14pm
September 19, 2016
Gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum speaks during the Republican district convention Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at PRACS in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
September 19, 2016 - 11:13am
Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, California, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Easy resolution unlikely for contentious Dakota Access pipeline
September 19, 2016 - 10:58am
September 17, 2016
A technical crew at North American's Falkirk Mining Co. uses a fast-flying drone to conduct three-dimensional surveys to help plan for coal mining and reclamation. It's the first surface mine in the country to take advantage of the relatively new technology. (LAUREN DONOVAN, TRIBUNE)
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
September 16, 2016
An oil wel pumps as the sun sets north of Dickinson in this 2014 file photo.
ND oil production holds steady in July
September 16, 2016 - 4:02pm