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December 20, 2013
New fracking technique could cut demand for freshwater
December 20, 2013 - 6:18pm
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 11, 2013
Drilling into the 'Sleeping Giant': Company targets southern ND for drilling program
December 11, 2013 - 10:50pm
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
Goodhue County in Minnesota beefs up silica sand rules
December 6, 2013 - 5:04pm
November 16, 2013
Equipment failure, human error most likely causes of spills
November 16, 2013 - 10:20pm
Equipment failure, human error most likely causes of spills; fires getting closer look
November 16, 2013 - 9:11pm
Case study: Environmental problems from N. Dakota evaporation pits linger
November 16, 2013 - 9:01pm
November 15, 2013
US Williston Basin tops 1 million barrels of oil per day in September
November 15, 2013 - 10:41pm
November 14, 2013
Minn. panel asks local governments to follow sand mining rules
November 14, 2013 - 7:49pm
November 9, 2013
ND officials debate need for list of ‘special places’ to be protected
November 9, 2013 - 9:01pm
Mineral owners wary of mega-unit plan
November 9, 2013 - 6:06pm
October 23, 2013
In this July 2012 photo, an oil pump is seen far in the distance from near the Elkhorn Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A recently approved plan by the state Industrial Commission will keep drilling activity about 2 miles away from the ranch.
Approved plan keeps oil rigs from spoiling view in Elkhorn Ranch
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Industrial Commission looking for 'big things' from flaring task force
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am