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January 14, 2017
A drilling rig is pictured near Lake Sakakawea near New Town, N.D., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Some fear that uncertainty about who owns the minerals under the lake will deter oil development in the area. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
January 14, 2017 - 2:32pm
January 13, 2017
Police use a water cannon on protesters during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
Court documents allege threats against North Dakota law enforcement, governor
January 13, 2017 - 3:50pm
A service truck drives past an oil well on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, U.S. on November 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
ND oil production stays above 1 million barrels in November
January 13, 2017 - 12:18pm
January 12, 2017
Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testifies in favor of a bill Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, that would change the threshold for oil spill reporting. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oil spill reporting bill gets mixed reviews
January 12, 2017 - 6:58pm
December 29, 2016
A workover rig stands over six pumping oil wells in the Little Missouri Grassland breaks north of Killdeer, N.D., in Dunn County in October 2015. (Forum News Service)
Oil companies hiring fracking crews in Bakken
December 29, 2016 - 7:18pm
December 21, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
Corrective action order issued in ND oil pipeline spill
December 21, 2016 - 5:32pm
December 17, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
December 17, 2016 - 4:11pm
December 15, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
Crews attempt to burn oil from pipeline spill
December 15, 2016 - 4:38pm
December 13, 2016
Oil pumping units are pictured in Mountrail County, N.D., on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
December 13, 2016 - 10:40pm
Oil is pictured in Ash Coulee Creek northwest of Belfield, N.D., on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Submitted photo
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
December 13, 2016 - 11:57am
December 8, 2016
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
December 8, 2016 - 8:49pm
Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms, from left, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem meet Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Bismarck. AMY DALRYMPLE / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
December 8, 2016 - 8:49pm
Oil production sites are pictured in McKenzie County, N.D., on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
December 8, 2016 - 8:48pm
December 6, 2016
ND oil pipeline shut down after 'significant' spill in creek
December 6, 2016 - 9:10pm
December 1, 2016
Renè Heredia Nieves, environmental scientist with the North Dakota Department of Health, uses a FLIR camera to inspect a well site north of Killdeer, N.D., on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Department of Health
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
December 1, 2016 - 7:48pm