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Mark Wald of Blaise Energy explains to Paul Govig of the North Dakota Department of Commerce how the company is reducing the amount of flared natural gas by converting it to electricity on Friday in Williston. "The goal is to get rid of that flare completely," Wald says.

ND company takes aim at gas flaring

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WILLISTON -- Natural gas that would be wasted at a well site here is instead being converted to electricity and delivering power into the electrical grid.


The technology is one example of methods being developed by Bismarck-based Blaise Energy that seek to reduce the amount of natural gas flared in North Dakota.

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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.