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December 17, 2015
Flaring case could open door for mineral owners to sue oil companies
BISMARCK – An appeal being considered by the North Dakota Supreme Court could pave the way for class action lawsuits against oil companies over flared natural gas. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in an appeal from a mineral owner who claims she’s owed royalties...
December 17, 2015 - 8:05pm
Illinois becomes second state to approve Dakota Access Pipeline
Illinois has become the second state to approve a controversial interstate crude oil pipeline that is proposed to run from North Dakota to Illinois. Spokesman Bob Gough confirmed the Illinois Commerce Commission voted 5-0 Wednesday to approve a permit for that state’s 177-mile segment...
December 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
December 16, 2015
Spreadsheet error overstated oil production from Fort Berthold Reservation
BISMARCK – In October, mixed in with the heap of oil production numbers the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources churns out every month,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:27pm
December 15, 2015
Tesoro plans to purchase Bakken pipeline, storage
By Jessica Holdman Bismarck Tribune MANDAN, N.D. -- Should the deal go through, Tesoro will add capacity to pump roughly 65,000 barrels of oil per day out of the Bakken. Awaiting regulatory approval, Tesoro agreed last week to acquire Great Northern Midstream LLC and its crude oil...
December 15, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 12, 2015
Digging for root cause of pipeline spills
WILLISTON – When researchers looking into pipeline spills talked to people in the field about what causes spills, they heard about poor workmanship...
December 12, 2015 - 5:09pm
After being largely unchecked, state giving small pipelines more attention
BISMARCK – More than 20,000 miles of gathering pipelines in North Dakota have operated with little regulation, but the supervisor of a new pipeline program says that’s changing. Seven of 10 positions have been filed in the Department of Mineral Resources pipeline program, staff...
December 12, 2015 - 5:07pm
December 10, 2015
New scholarship available for oil workers
BISMARCK – Workers affected by the oil industry’s slowdown are eligible to apply for a new scholarship announced Thursday. The North Dakota University System and the North Dakota Petroleum Council announced a $5,000 Bakken U scholarship available to recently displaced oil workers,...
December 10, 2015 - 5:22pm
December 9, 2015
XTO awards grants to Bakken charities
DENVER - Four Bakken charities will receive $62,000 in grants from XTO Energy, the subsidiary of Exxon Mobil announced Wednesday. Best Friends Mentoring in Dickinson, N.D., and Home on the Range in Sentinel Butte, N.D., will each receive a $25,000 grant through XTO’s inaugural “Giving...
December 9, 2015 - 9:09pm
December 7, 2015
State's decision on Dakota Access Pipeline could come next month
BISMARCK — A decision on the North Dakota route of the Dakota Access Pipeline could come in January as the Public Service Commission continues to discuss unresolved issues on the Bakken crude oil pipeline. During a work session Monday, commissioners said one of the major issues...
December 7, 2015 - 6:00pm
Committees gives final OK to disposal of radioactive oilfield waste in N.D. landfills
BISMARCK – Special waste landfills in North Dakota can start applying next month to accept radioactive oilfield waste, after a committee Monday...
December 7, 2015 - 3:59pm
December 4, 2015
Shares of Bakken shale oil producers plummet after OPEC decision
Shares of U.S. shale oil producers tumbled on Friday after OPEC failed to agree on a unified output cap, effectively letting its 13 members pump at will in a step likely to further depress prices and advance the group's aim of squeezing out U.S. rivals. OPEC ministers ended their...
December 4, 2015 - 2:07pm
December 3, 2015
N.D. looks at ways to reduce numbers, volume of brine spills.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The largest brine spill in state history might have one good thing going for it — change. The 3 million gallons of produced water that spilled near Blacktail Creek, 15 miles north of Williston on Jan. 6, was among the justifications for a $1.5 million study...
December 3, 2015 - 11:04pm
November 30, 2015
South Dakota regulators approve Dakota Access Pipeline, but official calls company ‘abusive’
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 Monday to approve the Dakota Access Pipeline, with the dissenting commissioner blasting the company for "trampling” on the property rights of citizens. South Dakota is the first state to approve the 1,134-mile...
November 30, 2015 - 6:26pm
Market forces close one of Williams County’s largest man camps
TIOGA, N.D. — While the city of Williston was deciding the fate of its own man camps, market forces were deciding the fate of another. Capital Lodge, between Ray and Tioga, has closed, according to a report in the Tioga Tribune. Attempts to contact a representative of the lodge,...
November 30, 2015 - 4:37pm
November 27, 2015
Tesoro a step closer to final decision on proposed railport for Bakken crude
HOUSTON -- A Washington state council on Tuesday released a massive government review of Tesoro Corp.'s proposed $210 million railport, the latest milestone in the company's hopes to build the largest oil-by-rail terminal in the United States.The 360,000 barrels-per-day project would...
November 27, 2015 - 1:28pm