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Flaring on agenda for Industrial Commission: McKenzie County mega-unit also on docket

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BISMARCK — A petition to reconsider a controversial oil drilling proposal in McKenzie County will be heard on Monday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission.


Fargo attorney Sean Foss argues in the petition that mineral owners were denied due process when the Industrial Commission approved a proposal from QEP Resources in January to develop 25,000 acres as one large drilling unit.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.