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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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