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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
Saving lives in the air: Sanford AirMed in Dickinson helps save lives with the use of a plane
Grass fire burns 10 acres near Dickinson
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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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
July 28, 2016
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
HOUSTON—Improved fracking techniques have helped cut Pioneer Natural Resources Co.'s production costs in the Permian Basin to about $2...
July 28, 2016 - 4:06pm
March 7, 2016
EIA: Second-biggest U.S. shale output drop seen for April
NEW YORK -- U.S. shale oil production in April is expected to chalk up the second-largest monthly decline on record, and the sixth straight monthly decrease, a U.S. government forecast released on Monday showed. Total output is expected to fall by 106,000 barrels per day to 4.87...
March 7, 2016 - 3:11pm
March 1, 2016
EIA: U.S. oil output drops in December, shale states show fall
NEW YORK -- U.S. crude oil production fell for a third month in December due to declines in the biggest shale-producing states, suggesting the 19-month price rout has finally taken a toll on output, although the fall was offset by a rise offshore.Production nationwide in December...
March 1, 2016 - 9:50am
January 20, 2016
Oil below $30 fans wipeout fears among U.S. shale survival artists
YORKTOWN, Texas -- Across oilfields from Texas to North Dakota fears are growing that crude's plunge below $30 a barrel is more than just another market milestone and marks a countdown to an endgame for many shale producers that so far have braved the 18-month downturn.Oil prices...
January 20, 2016 - 7:15pm
August 7, 2015
U.S. oil drillers add rigs despite crude prices collapse
U.S. energy firms added six oil rigs this week, continuing a recent trend of increases, even after U.S. crude oil prices plunged 25 percent from a recent high in June, data showed on Friday. That was a sign some drillers followed through on plans to add rigs announced in May and...
August 7, 2015 - 3:01pm
July 9, 2015
As oil teeters at $50, a few shale producers still drilling more
Reuters WILLISTON -- A handful of optimistic U.S. shale drillers are sticking with plans to deploy more rigs in the coming months even as oil prices take a sharp dive well below many producers' $60-a-barrel break-even point. On Wednesday, Pioneer Natural...
July 9, 2015 - 10:05am
April 13, 2015
EIA: U.S. shale oil output to fall in May, first drop in 4 years
NEW YORK - Oil production from the fastest-growing U.S. shale plays is set to fall some 45,000 barrels per day to 4.98 million bpd in May from...
April 13, 2015 - 4:32pm
November 29, 2014
Texas shale boom has familiar tone
CUERO, Texas — Robert Stoddard says the problems are interconnected. Area businesses are having a hard time filling open positions. First,...
November 29, 2014 - 9:43pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
WASHINGTON — Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday. Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm
November 13, 2013
Oil output outstrips imports in major milestone
NEW YORK - U.S. crude oil production in October exceeded imports for the first time in nearly two decades, starting a trend that is likely to continue for the foreseeable future as the country benefits from one of the biggest oil booms in history. The Energy Information Administration...
November 13, 2013 - 4:50pm
October 15, 2013
U.S. surges past Saudis to become world's top oil supplier
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history, according to leading U.S. energy consultancy PIRA. U.S. output, which includes natural gas liquids and...
October 15, 2013 - 2:34pm
August 3, 2013
Energizing high school
Like Dickinson, the city of Laredo, Texas, sits on the fringes of a massive shale energy play, reaping both the rewards and the pitfalls that come with being located in an oil and gas hotbed. Though the energy plays are different -- the Bakken in North Dakota and the Eagle Ford in...
August 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Is oil securing America?
Is drilling for North Dakota oil in the Bakken strengthening America's national security position? The consensus seems to be that it does, but for how long is an entirely different question with a set of answers that don't seem to be as clear. So says a report released this week...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am