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August 9, 2016
4,000 barrels of source water spills in Bowman County
RHAME -- Around 4,000 barrels of source water spilled Tuesday at a Denbury Onshore well site in Bowman County that has a history of problems. Roughly 168,000 gallons of source water, which is higher in dissolved solids and minerals than fresh water, released into a dry creek bed about...
August 9, 2016 - 5:15pm
February 17, 2016
Oil production down 2.5 percent in December
BISMARCK – North Dakota oil production saw its first significant decline from the slowdown in December, dropping about 2.5 percent to 1.15 million barrels per day. Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said although there have been slight drops in oil production recently...
February 17, 2016 - 6:03pm
February 15, 2014
Pipeline leaks 400 barrels of oil
A Targa pipeline was struck and damaged, causing it to leak about 400 barrels of crude oil, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Friday. The spill occurred about nine miles north of Alexander. Most of it was contained in a trench being dug at the pipeline site, though...
February 15, 2014 - 12:32am
February 12, 2014
2 oil spills reported in McKenzie, Williams
Oil well sites in Williams and McKenzie counties reported oil spills Wednesday. A site operated by Zavanna LLC about 8 miles east of Williston released approximately 300 barrels, some of which was sprayed onto agricultural land, according to initial reports from the North Dakota...
February 12, 2014 - 11:15pm
December 5, 2012
US oil production at highest level since 1998
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil production has helped lift U.S. monthly oil production to the highest level since 1998. The Energy Information Administration said Tuesday that U.S. crude oil production averaged nearly 6.5 million barrels per day in September, the highest volume in...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
ND sets new oil production record, passes 2011 figure
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's oil production surpassed 2011 totals in September, setting a new record. The Department of Mineral Resources reports that the state's oil production totaled nearly 174 million barrels at the end of September, compared with the total of 152.9 million barrels...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2012
Crews clean at oil well blowout site near Williston
WILLISTON -- Cleanup crews baled contaminated vegetation, scraped away affected soil and power washed equipment Monday after an oil well blowout...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
ND oil output rise continues, up 5 percent from April
BISMARCK (AP) -- Even though oil prices have been falling, North Dakota's oil production continues to rise. The state Department of Mineral Resources reported Tuesday that North Dakota oil producers pumped an average of 639,000 barrels of oil each day in May. That adds up to almost...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
North Dakota oil output sets record again
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota keeps setting records in crude oil and natural gas production, according to the state's Department of Mineral Resources. According to the latest figures released Tuesday, in April there were 18.3 million barrels of crude oil pumped out of 7,025 wells....
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Record rig count in Oil Patch
GRAND FORKS -- A record 218 rigs were drilling new wells for crude oil Tuesday in North Dakota's Oil Patch, according to the state's Department of Mineral Resources. The number has been rising steadily the past two weeks after it had ranged mostly between 205 to 210 since September....
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
1 million barrels of oil per day; 1 million people for jobs
BISMARCK -- Oil development could push North Dakota's population to 1 million people, the state's director of mineral resources said Wednesday...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
ND's No. 2 rank surprises Oil Patch
GRAND FORKS -- The numbers and their increase are tantalizing and surprising, even to the experts in North Dakota's Oil Patch watching the crude flow day by day. Five years ago, when the Bakken boom began, the state's oil production was crawling along at 118,103 barrels per day,...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2012
ND pumps record oil in 2011
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil drillers produced a record 152.9 million barrels of crude in 2011, up more than 35 percent and nearly 40 million more barrels than the previous record set a year earlier, the state Industrial Commission said Wednesday. State records show North Dakota...
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 24, 2011
ND surpasses oil production record
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil drillers have outdone last year's record crude production and are nearing a milestone of a half-million barrels of oil a day, according to an Associated Press analysis confirmed by state and industry officials. The AP count based on current drilling activity...
November 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Report: N.D. 4th biggest crude producer
BISMARCK (AP) -- A new federal report says North Dakota has surpassed Louisiana as the fourth-largest oil-producing state in the nation. The Energy Department's Energy Information Administration says North Dakota produced 6.38 million barrels of crude in May. That edged out Louisiana,...
October 28, 2009 - 9:16am