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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
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February 6, 2014
Enbridge runs through spill drill ahead of Sandpiper project
GRAND FORKS — The scenario would be, to put it lightly, catastrophic. It’s a warm day, with a slight wind coming from the northwest. Sometime in the middle of the morning, an excavator accidently breaches a pipeline carrying crude oil near the Red River’s shore. A control...
February 6, 2014 - 6:44pm
June 9, 2013
Time for twisters: Early tornado season brings safety warnings
Western North Dakota has already seen three tornadoes this month and more could be right around the corner. Last week, tornadoes touched down...
June 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Southwest North Dakota emergency managers plan drill
Maybe it will be an accident, an explosion or a fire. No matter the incident, it is important to have emergency services in place and ready to respond when and if the call comes. That is what makes a drill for southwest North Dakota emergency service workers next month so important,...
June 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 29, 2013
Killdeer Mountain group unhappy with decision: IC to allow Hess to drill on disputed lands
It appears a disputed area of land in the Killdeer Mountains will be developed mostly as planned, but members of a group opposing oil drilling on the site said Monday they're not done fighting. The North Dakota Industrial Commission last week unanimously approved a request from Hess...
January 29, 2013 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Colorado drilling rigs head to other states
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) -- The Western Slope is losing drilling rigs to North Dakota and Texas because of rising oil prices. Researchers say at the peak of the natural gas boom, the majority of the nation's rigs were drilling natural gas, but the ratio has nearly reversed as...
June 20, 2012 - 9:56am
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 21, 2012
Pa. health care company seeks gas drilling facts
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Some people are absolutely sure gas drilling threatens public health, while others are absolutely sure it doesn't. Geisinger Health Systems is looking for more facts on the debate. "Our concern is getting reliable data so we know what to do for our patients,"...
May 21, 2012 - 2:11pm
May 3, 2012
Testing, testing; warning sirens sound around Dickinson
Press Photo by Ashley Martin Becky Hoff, communication specialist for the Dickinson Police Department, activates tornado warning sirens in Stark...
May 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Fact Check: The more we drill, the less we pay? The facts say no.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the political cure-all for high gas prices: Drill here, drill now. But more U.S. drilling has not changed how deeply...
March 22, 2012 - 12:00am
March 5, 2012
Utah man dies in oil rig fall in North Dakota
STANLEY (AP) -- A Utah man died in a fall at an oil rig in northwestern North Dakota. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson says 22-year-old Jason McDonald of Vernal, Utah, died Friday night when he fell 80 feet from an oil derrick northeast of Stanley and landed on the rig platform. McDonald...
March 5, 2012 - 9:50am
March 2, 2012
ND oil drillers taking steep discounts
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota oil production is outpacing the ability to efficiently move the product to market, causing drillers to take deep price cuts at a time when national gasoline prices are on the rise, the U.S. Department of Energy said. Crude oil from North Dakota's rich...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Mont. preps for drilling in 'Alberta Bakken'
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- State and federal officials next month will offer residents of north-central Montana a primer on the potential environmental and community effects of anticipated oil and gas development. The March 1 meeting in Choteau comes as drilling in the rich Bakken fields...
February 20, 2012 - 7:39am
February 3, 2012
SD, Texas men die in western ND oil patch incidents
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Men from South Dakota and Texas have died in recent incidents in western North Dakota's oil patch. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration tells KXMC-TV that 38-year-old Richard Ries of Salem, South Dakota, died Jan. 28 when a boiler exploded near Keene,...
February 3, 2012 - 7:11am
September 19, 2010
Optimism, worries amid rush to tap oil from Niobrara Shale
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A well named Jake and a controversial drilling technique are fueling a Western oil rush, raising hopes for economic revival and questions about the environment -- and who's going to share in the wealth. Not many wells have been drilled yet, but just about everything...
September 19, 2010 - 5:37pm