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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference opened Tuesday with more than 500 exhibit booths at the Bismarck Civic Center. The conference continues through Thursday and is expected to attract more than 4,000 people.

Bakken takes center stage: Research to examine state’s new workforce

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BISMARCK — Research funded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission will examine the state’s new workforce, with hopes of informing companies that need workers and communities that need to plan for them.


The study was announced at a set of sessions at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference’s opening day that focused on how the state can adapt for and help the growing workforce.

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