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March 21, 2015
Press Photo by April Baumgarten 
A train carrying crude oil rolls down the tracks in July west of South Heart.
Natural gas rules push, pull Bakken oil producers
March 21, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 13, 2015
Poll finds support for tougher flaring rules in North Dakota
March 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
February 27, 2015
Jack Kelley, president and CEO of B&A Global Energy of Tulsa, Okla., left, speaks with Michael Wu, inventor of the Energy Capturing Operating System (ECOS) at a well site in Mongolia in this undated photo provided by the company. (Photo by Jonathan Pezza / Special to Forum News Service)
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
February 27, 2015 - 7:06pm
February 26, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exception: Members want new policy for when targets not met
February 26, 2015 - 2:41pm
February 19, 2015
Senate kills natural gas flaring bill
February 19, 2015 - 4:34pm
February 6, 2015
Bill to increase flaring restrictions introduced
February 6, 2015 - 11:07pm
ND House wants a say on Industrial Commission orders
February 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
January 30, 2015
Ness: Eminent domain may be needed to reduce flaring
January 30, 2015 - 11:37pm
January 19, 2015
Helms says tax revenue at risk if flaring, oil conditioning orders voided
January 19, 2015 - 9:55pm
December 26, 2014
FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg 
Brothers Dusty, left, and K.C. Sutton of Nine Energy Service prepare to install a blow out preventer on a new well on July 7 south of Stanley that has been fracked and needs to be cleaned out before it produces oil.
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
December 26, 2014 - 9:36pm
December 12, 2014
Prices could plateau production: Helms says 2015 could be tough for oil
December 12, 2014 - 10:29pm
November 14, 2014
Press Photo by Dustin Monke 
A flare burns on July 31 southwest of Dickinson. Flaring has become a hot topic in North Dakota.
Slowing natural gas flaring reduces oil well completions
November 14, 2014 - 10:23pm
October 1, 2014
Press Photo by Dustin Monke
This flare burns at night on a well site west of Dickinson. North Dakota oil producers are afraid it will be hard to comply with state flaring rules and adhere to federal regulations.
Flared up: Federal oversight impedes on ND’s anti-flaring push
October 1, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 12, 2014
Press Photo by April Baumgarten
A jack pump produces oil while a flare burns natural gas on Aug. 30 five miles south of Belfield.
Oil output up again but flaring percentage drops
September 12, 2014 - 5:58pm
August 26, 2014
Gas processing plant operational in Bakken
August 26, 2014 - 10:16pm