FRESH MOJO Natural gas generation to skyrocket in state
Energy Shifts & North Dakota's future
BY SID PRANKE
Recent headlines in North Dakota can send mixed messages when it comes to predicting the direction of North Dakotas energy future Demand f... Posted on 11/29/12 at 11:22 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Natural gas production could quadruple
WILLISTON, N.D. Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading role in supplying the U.S. natural gas market, accor... Posted on 7/26/12 at 8:54 AM
NIE ROCKS Oil spill questions and answers
Here is an informative article from MCT/McClatchy newspapers. It takes a look at the history of oil and offshore drilling in a question and answer format to help put the recent oil spill in conte... Posted on 6/17/10 at 12:00 AM
FARGO — Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand.
If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson and go into service in 2018 and 2019.
GRAND FORKS - The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday.
BISMARCK — Tribal leaders are pressing lawmakers for a bigger cut of oil production taxes on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota, saying the extra money is need to fund drilling impacts unforeseen when the tribes first signed the pact with the state five years ago.
BISMARCK (AP) — A Fargo Democrat has introduced arguably the toughest legislation to date aimed at curbing the oil industry’s practice of burning and wasting natural gas as an unwanted byproduct of oil production.
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