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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
January 18, 2017
A trio of excavators move earth along the Dakota Access pipeline route east of Williston, N.D., in late July 2016. photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Service
Tribe applauds further review of Dakota Access
January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 17, 2017
Pipeline leak causes spill near Bowman
January 17, 2017 - 6:51pm
Gov. Doug Burgum, center, leads his first North Dakota Industrial Commission meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, with Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, second from left, and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, right. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Burgum urges streamlining oil spill reporting in first Industrial Commission meeting
January 17, 2017 - 6:27pm
January 16, 2017
Former WCE Oil Field Services employee Mario Hernandez, center, collects a check Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, from an anonymous donor distributed by Kevin Pranis, left, and Joe Navejas, of the Laborers District Council of Minnesota and North Dakota in Minot, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oilfield workers receive checks for unpaid wages from industry donor
January 16, 2017 - 8:10pm
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
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