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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., tours the ONEOK Stateline I and II natural gas processing plants near Williston on Friday with Craig Forsander, vice president for ONEOK Rockies Midstream Operations.

Heitkamp highlights need to expand natural gas processing to limit flaring


WILLISTON — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp emphasized the importance of continued investment to capture North Dakota’s natural gas during a tour Friday of a gas processing facility near Williston.

“If there’s one issue out here that has garnered a lot of attention, it’s gas flaring,” Heitkamp said.

Heitkamp, D-N.D., met with representatives from ONEOK Partners to discuss the company’s expansion plans in North Dakota and tour the Stateline I and II natural gas processing plants.

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