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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
American Petroleum Institute
May 13, 2015
Oil companies challenge new crude train safety rules
The oil industry is challenging new federal oil train safety rules. The American Petroleum Institute has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to block some rules that recently were unveiled by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The filing was no surprise because the trade group...
May 13, 2015 - 2:41pm
October 27, 2014
ND Tourism to seek changes after sportsmen caught up in campaign ad
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Tourism Division director said Monday she plans to seek changes to prevent political campaigns from using the agency’s stock footage, after four sportsmen who took part in a tourism video wound up in a campaign ad promoting a controversial...
October 27, 2014 - 10:55pm
October 23, 2014
Measure 5 backers file complaint over ads by oil industry group: Campaigns on conservation issue continue to pick at each other’s ads
BISMARCK – Backers of a North Dakota ballot measure that would create a conservation fund with oil tax revenue complained Thursday that the American Petroleum Institute’s campaign ads against the measure violate state law. Steve Adair, chairman of the measure’s sponsoring...
October 23, 2014 - 6:15pm
October 11, 2014
Letter: API diminishes what Measure 5 would accomplish
The American Petroleum Institute is sponsoring their own website, www.noon5.org, to smear North Dakota’s new conservation initiative, the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment. API is a big-time, Washington, D.C., lobbying group for big oil. So far, they have dumped more than...
October 11, 2014 - 9:20pm
July 15, 2014
Trade group: Oil train sector has work to settle safety concerns
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. refining industry has not agreed to a deal reached by oil producers and railroads on improving the safety of oil tank cars, it said on Tuesday, suggesting a key piece of anticipated reforms remains unsettled. On Monday, several industry sources said the...
July 15, 2014 - 5:20pm
May 29, 2014
Study: Lifting export ban would bring diverse benefits: API-commissioned investigation predicts nationwide job growth
A study commissioned by a national energy lobbying group found every state — not just oil-producing ones like North Dakota — would benefit economically if the United States lifted its crude oil export ban, officials said. “When it comes to crude oil, the rewards of free trade...
May 29, 2014 - 11:35pm
April 21, 2014
OSHA calls for silica limit: Proposed silica limit would hurt fracking industry, group says
A proposed lower limit of silica exposure from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would drastically affect the hydraulic fracturing,...
April 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
April 3, 2014
Oil industry, U.S. regulators mulling new testing standards
WASHINGTON -- U.S. transportation officials and leaders of the oil industry are mulling whether standards for testing crude must be updated in light of several oil-by-rail mishaps. The American Petroleum Institute, the leading voice for the sector, has convened industry experts...
April 3, 2014 - 10:24am
April 1, 2014
Not sharing: Regulator: Oil industry balks at sharing crucial rail data
WASHINGTON — The U.S. oil industry has failed to share important data on oil-by-rail shipments that may help regulators prevent future accidents,...
April 1, 2014 - 11:26pm
December 5, 2013
Geologist’s film projects vision of nation’s energy switch
WILLISTON – Scott Tinker holds a lot of titles as state geologist for Texas and director of an academic oil and gas research program. But...
December 5, 2013 - 9:52pm
November 29, 2013
Finalists named for oil achievement, innovation awards
WILLISTON — Innovations and achievements in North Dakota’s oil industry will be recognized next week during a banquet in Williston. The Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute has named 10 finalists for its second annual achievement awards. Ken Callahan,...
November 29, 2013 - 3:10pm
Keeping fingers warm
Press Photo by Linda Sailer American Petroleum Institute Dickinson Chapter treasurer Russ Schank helps Nova Morton try on a new pair of gloves...
October 29, 2013 - 4:35pm