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February 4, 2015
Oxy has no drilling plans for Dunn Co. up to March
February 4, 2015 - 11:19pm
January 27, 2015
Hess will cut spending but keep drilling in Bakken
January 27, 2015 - 3:09pm
January 19, 2015
Amid U.S. oil price crash, cost cutting ripples through industry
January 19, 2015 - 9:59pm
December 15, 2014
Early slowdown signs emerge for U.S. oil states after crude slide
December 15, 2014 - 8:43am
December 8, 2014
Kemp: Watching for a drilling slowdown in North Dakota
December 8, 2014 - 11:53pm
December 1, 2014
October oil shale permits drop: is the slowdown here?
December 1, 2014 - 3:52pm
October 18, 2014
Sinking oil prices may curb U.S. output too slowly for Saudis
October 18, 2014 - 4:43pm
October 16, 2014
Press Photo by April Baumgarten 
An oil jack pumps crude Wednesday in the Badlands southeast of Medora.
Lower oil prices may cool down drilling
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
September 19, 2014
The view of the Deadwood Canyon Ranch house and outbuildings from Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.'s well site between Stanley and New Town in Mountrail County on Thursday. (Kathleen J. Bryan/Forum News Service)
$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future
September 19, 2014 - 3:33pm
January 31, 2014
Making drilling more efficient
January 31, 2014 - 8:05pm
January 29, 2014
Industrial Commission approves oil mega-unit
January 29, 2014 - 9:17pm
January 28, 2014
Industrial Commission to consider McKenzie County mega-unit on Wednesday
January 28, 2014 - 2:09pm
December 13, 2013
Photo Courtesy of Vern Whitten Photography
Six Hess Corporation wells on a single pad about eight miles northwest of Ross are shown in this summer photo. Arranging wells like this, rather than spreading them out, consolidates the impacts on nearby landowners and the environment, state and industry officials say.
Consolidating for a smaller ‘footprint’
December 13, 2013 - 7:43pm
Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Homeowner Gary Gless sits on a hill in his neighborhood overlooking drilling wells in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 11.
U.S. drilling boom leaves some homeowners in a big hole
December 13, 2013 - 7:14pm
December 6, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Mary Ramsey, a legal instruments examiner for the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office, works in her cubicle Friday.
BLM office working against backlog
December 6, 2013 - 8:37pm