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Scott Matchey, front, an employee for the CB&I, a Chicago-based construction company, welds a stainless steel ring for the inner tank of a liquid nitrogen storage tank Thursday in southeast Dickinson. Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. is building a plant to produce liquid oxygen and nitrogen through an air separation process. The liquid nitrogen and oxygen is used for medical and industrial purposes.

Nitrogen storage tank going up outside Dickinson: Matheson Tri-Gas separates air, provides liquid gases for hydraulic fracturing, medical purposes


With buildings seemingly going up at warp speed in and around Dickinson, it's not unusual to notice a new one just about every day.

On the southern outskirts of town sits one particular building that has garnered attention as of late.

Though it looks like it could possibly be both, this circular structure near the corner of Eighth Street Southeast and Ninth Avenue Southeast is not a future lookout tower or nuclear reactor.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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