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July 20, 2016
Minnesota prosecutors allege that Ronald David  Johnson, 50, Corcoran, Minn., purchased a 17-acre island on Mink Lake near Maple Lake, Minn., using proceeds from a fraudulent investment scheme involving the Bakken oilfields. (Image from Google Maps)
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
July 20, 2016 - 8:36pm
Oil production equipment is seen in a Halliburton yard in Williston, N.D., April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
July 20, 2016 - 2:10pm
July 19, 2016
Belinda Sonnamaker, right, of Crestwood Energy Partners hands out snow cones, bubbles and sunglasses to Bradley Fischer, left and Night Poitra on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at the North Dakota Petroleum Council's CookFest in Mandaree, N.D. The company, which also donated to Mandaree's Head Start program, likes to involve children in its community outreach efforts. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Pipeline company puts $1 million for Head Start building on reservation
July 19, 2016 - 10:03pm
July 12, 2016
Sully Creek affected by oil spill in Billings County
July 12, 2016 - 3:42pm
June 28, 2016
Operators of crew camps like this one in Williston, N.D., remain in limbo after a judge's ruling prevents the city from enforcing its temporary housing ordinance. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
June 28, 2016 - 9:58pm
The Dakota Prairie Refinery west of Dickinson is shown in this file photo during the day of its grand opening on June 29. The refinery posted $12.6 million losses so far this year after going online in May. (Forum News Service photo by Dustin Monke)
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
June 28, 2016 - 6:19pm
June 24, 2016
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
June 24, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 21, 2016
OSHA officials investigating second oilfield death in 4 days
June 21, 2016 - 5:10pm
June 20, 2016
File photo of an oil well. (Thinkstock Photos)
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 17, 2016
A Bottineau county couple who can no longer farm some of their land because of repeated saltwater spills filed a lawsuit this week against oil company Petro Harvester. (Submitted Photo)
Landowners sue oil company over spills
June 17, 2016 - 3:11pm
June 14, 2016
Oil conference will return to Bismarck in 2018
June 14, 2016 - 2:04pm
June 10, 2016
A multi-well oil drilling pad will be built 1,000 feet to the upper right of this perspective, looking down at the Van Hook Resort boat ramp. The Dickinson Bureau of Land Management field office is taking public comment on the project through July 5. (LAUREN DONOVAN/Bismarck Tribune)
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
June 3, 2016
Train carrying Bakken oil derails in Oregon
June 3, 2016 - 10:37pm
May 27, 2016
Charley Johnson, from left, Jill Halvorson and Emily Klamm of the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau visit with attendees of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Bismarck. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Fargo trying to brew up interest as site for oil conference
May 27, 2016 - 1:44pm
May 24, 2016
Petroleum conference speakers optimistic about N.D. oil play’s future
May 24, 2016 - 5:25pm