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June 9, 2017
Federal agency to review past ND gas flaring, could order royalties be paid
BISMARCK—A federal agency plans to determine whether the oil industry owes royalties for flaring natural gas from federal and tribal oil...
June 9, 2017 - 5:54pm
September 22, 2016
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Every day, our resources are burnt, released, or lost right in front of our eyes. Our money is literally going up in smoke. Waste of tribal resources deprives communities of royalty revenue that is vital to funding health care, education and roads. We are losing more revenue and getting...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
June 3, 2016
Supreme Court rejects appeal on flared gas royalty payments
BISMARCK – Legal challenges over flared natural gas hit a roadblock this week when the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that a mineral owner’s...
June 3, 2016 - 7:58pm
April 11, 2016
Letter: Oil companies’ visions for BLM rule changes are short-sighted
Comments are still being taken until April 22 on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules to reduce methane and waste (flaring, leaks and venting) on public and tribal lands. At the only hearing in North Dakota in March, the majority of attendees spoke in favor of reducing...
April 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
March 22, 2016
Comment period extended for proposed BLM flaring and venting rule
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management said in a statement Tuesday that it is extending the comment period two weeks for its controversial proposed Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which would reduce excess flaring, venting and leakage of natural gas on federal and Native American...
March 22, 2016 - 8:52pm
March 10, 2016
U.S., Canada agree steps to fight climate change, cut methane emissions
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Canada agreed joint steps on Thursday to fight climate change, including cutting methane emissions from oil...
News/Nation and World
March 10, 2016 - 11:53am
March 3, 2016
Letter: BLM rules part of federal government attempt to destroy ND fossil fuel industry
On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management heard public comment on a new federal rule that imposes new royalty rules on oil and natural gas producers. Specifically, it limits the amount of flared natural gas allowed before royalties are imposed on producers and is expected to raise...
March 3, 2016 - 6:01pm
March 2, 2016
BLM hearing on gas flaring and venting rule Thursday
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public forum today regarding its proposed rule intended to reduce excess gas venting and flaring on federal and reservation lands from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday at the Astoria Hotel & Event Center in Dickinson. The rule is a response to complaints...
March 2, 2016 - 9:05pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Support cutting flaring waste on public land
The flaring of natural gas is a waste of a finite resource and a loss of income for oil companies and mineral owners, including the state of North Dakota. Currently, there is no set limit on flaring volumes on public and tribal lands. This is a huge monetary loss for tribes and for...
February 15, 2016 - 4:50pm
January 6, 2016
Oil industry claim on flaring progress doesn’t reflect full picture
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota's oil industry significantly reduced flaring last year, but the decrease may not be as substantial as an industry leader portrayed it in Fargo this week. Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, said during a Fargo Moorhead West Fargo...
January 6, 2016 - 5:18pm
December 17, 2015
Flaring case could open door for mineral owners to sue oil companies
BISMARCK – An appeal being considered by the North Dakota Supreme Court could pave the way for class action lawsuits against oil companies over flared natural gas. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in an appeal from a mineral owner who claims she’s owed royalties...
December 17, 2015 - 8:05pm
December 1, 2015
Letters: State must develop long-term natural gas plan
I am writing in support of Sen. Tim Mathern’s Nov. 21 letter “Time to stop the bleeding of North Dakota natural gas.” For several years, I have been reading reports about the incredible waste of natural resources represented by flaring off natural gas that comes up with the...
December 1, 2015 - 9:35am
November 23, 2015
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – Crews completed maintenance work at the Hess Tioga Gas Plant over the weekend after days of significant natural gas flaring in...
November 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 18, 2015
Gas plant repairs will add to flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – North Dakota’s largest natural gas processing plant shut down for maintenance Wednesday afternoon, a move expected to temporarily...
November 18, 2015 - 5:34pm
November 13, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption for Marathon
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted exemptions from its flaring policy to three wells owned by Marathon Oil, but limited the exemption to four months. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, recommended a six-month exemption for two...
November 13, 2015 - 4:59pm