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February 15, 2017
A drilling rig is pictured near Williston, N.D., on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
ND oil production fell 9 percent in December
February 15, 2017 - 3:41pm
February 14, 2017
Rep. Gary Sukut, R-Williston, urges lawmakers Tuesday, Feb. 14, to vote yes on HB 1366, a bill known as the "hub cities bill" that would fund infrastructure spending primarily in western North Dakota. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Legislators delay action on funding for ND oil cities
February 14, 2017 - 6:09pm
February 10, 2017
Crews work to contain an oil spill from Bridger Pipeline's broken pipeline near Glendive, Mont., in this aerial view on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Larry Mayer/Billings Gazette
$1M fine levied for 2015 oil spill in eastern Montana
February 10, 2017 - 9:25pm
February 9, 2017
Frozen valve causes spill at oil well near Williston
February 9, 2017 - 7:37pm
Police vehicles idle on the outskirts of the opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, N.D. Terray Sylvester / Reuters
Pipeline construction expected to take 60 days following feds' easement approval
February 9, 2017 - 4:52pm
February 8, 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
ND Senate OKs bill to define lakebed mineral ownership
February 8, 2017 - 7:24pm
ND House approves change to oil tax
February 8, 2017 - 5:08pm
February 4, 2017
Traffic backs up on ND Highway 23 west of New Town recently.  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Western ND oil cities make case for funding
February 4, 2017 - 8:49am
February 1, 2017
Law enforcement personel with the Bureau of Indian Affairs set a roadblock on Highway 1806 at the entrance to Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2017, as Dakota Access Pipeline protesters tried to establish a new camp on private property near the Oceti Sakowin camp. MIKE MCCLEARY / BISMARCK TRIBUNE
Iron Eyes among protesters arrested in confrontation
February 1, 2017 - 8:52pm
January 31, 2017
Signs hang in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
Approval of Dakota Access easement ‘imminent,' N.D. lawmakers say
January 31, 2017 - 8:59pm
North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk, left, and Chairman Randy Christmann participate in a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in Bismarck. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Dakota Access company facing hearing for delay in reporting discovered artifacts
January 31, 2017 - 3:43pm
January 29, 2017
 This Dec. 10 photo by the North Dakota Department of Health shows an oil spill from the Belle Fourche Pipeline that was discovered Dec. 5 in Ash Coulee Creek, a tributary of the Little Missouri River, near Belfield. The spill is drawing a notice of violation against the company and is near yet another spill that was reported  3 miles away. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Another ND Badlands oil fluid spill near big spill in December
January 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2017
Director of Mineral Resoruces Lynn Helms testifies Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, to the Senate Appropriations Committee about the impact of proposed budget cuts to the oversight of oil and gas development. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Budget cuts could reduce ND's oversight of oil, gas
January 27, 2017 - 7:32pm
January 25, 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
ND House passes eliminating reporting of small oil spills, but landowners opposed
January 25, 2017 - 6:31pm
January 24, 2017
Oilfield spill contaminates creek in southwestern N.D.
January 24, 2017 - 9:10am