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September 18, 2013
Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Minerals and Resources for North Dakota, speaks at the North Dakota Petroleum Council's annual meeting in Grand Forks on Tuesday.
ND mineral resources director says Bakken in for some 'turbulence'
September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 14, 2013
Crews prepare a well for hydraulic fracturing on Sept. 6 near Watford City.
Oil production surges, but so does flaring
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
September 6, 2013
Surge in oil prices provides incentive in Bakken
September 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2013
Bigger Bakken: Continental test wells in Three Forks show there may be 903B barrels of oil
August 29, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
An aerial image shows a natural gas flare after sunset outside of Williston on March 12. Oil drillers in North Dakota's Bakken shale fields are losing out on more than $100 million per month in lost revenue as the amount of natural gas flared continues to balloon, despite near-universal efforts to curb the controversial practice, according to a study released July 29.
ND wants 'a better plan' on flaring natural gas
August 22, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2013
A tale of two different worlds
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
June 6, 2013
Hoeven calls for streamlined drilling permit process
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
Eric Olson, operator at the Williston landfill, sets aside a bag of filter socks containing radioactive material on Thursday to be disposed of properly.
Radioactive waste on the radar: New group worried about improper disposal of oil field material
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
House rejects oil tax restructuring measure
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Fracking away the water: Report warns of dwindling supply due to oil industry
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
American Engineering Testing Inc. employees, from left, Jody Ayer and Brent Thomas do geotechnical drilling tests on State Avenue on Thursday.
Boring test
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
XTO: Too early to assume oil exploration near Elkhorn Ranch
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 19, 2013
XTO spokeman calls reports to drill near Elkhorn Ranch "premature"
March 19, 2013 - 2:49pm
March 18, 2013
Courtesy Photo by Chad Sexton 
A center-stake flag for a well pad stands about 1,000 feet to the south of the Elkhorn Ranch parking lot on March 16. The juniper and cottonwood trees are within the Elkhorn Ranch Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Oil company stakes out area for well pads steps away from Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch
March 18, 2013 - 6:45pm
Other states aid with Bakken drilling applications
March 18, 2013 - 12:06pm