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March 13, 2015
Poll finds support for tougher flaring rules in North Dakota
BISMARCK — A North Dakota poll commissioned by two environmental watchdog groups finds that a majority of residents wants more stringent rules for flaring natural gas from oil wells. The Dakota Resource Council and the Dacotah Chapter of the Sierra Club hired the Social Science...
March 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
February 27, 2015
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Jack Kelley and Skip Bennett are an unassuming duo with a big idea. The entrepreneurs, together with a Taiwanese inventor and engineer, have...
February 27, 2015 - 7:06pm
February 26, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exception: Members want new policy for when targets not met
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved Wednesday an exception from its flaring goals but directed state regulators to draft a policy to address such scenarios in the future. The three commissioners voted unanimously to grant an exception to Hess Corp. for failing...
February 26, 2015 - 2:41pm
February 19, 2015
Senate kills natural gas flaring bill
BISMARCK – State senators rejected a bill Thursday that would have added restrictions to further reduce natural gas flaring. Senate Bill 2287, which failed in an 11-35 vote, would have reduced the length of time a well can flare from one year to 90 days. It also would have limited...
February 19, 2015 - 4:34pm
February 6, 2015
Bill to increase flaring restrictions introduced
BISMARCK — Supporters of a bill meant to reduce flaring of natural gas told lawmakers Friday additional restrictions would improve air quality and provide more money to mineral owners and the state. Opponents of Senate Bill 2343 countered before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources...
February 6, 2015 - 11:07pm
ND House wants a say on Industrial Commission orders
BISMARCK – House lawmakers pushed back Friday against recent actions by the North Dakota Industrial Commission by passing a bill that would require broad orders to be reviewed by legislators. House members voted 61-27 in favor of House Bill 1187 that would void any “rules...
February 6, 2015 - 4:39pm
January 30, 2015
Ness: Eminent domain may be needed to reduce flaring
BISMARCK — A bill seeks to further restrict natural gas flaring in North Dakota, but an industry group leader testified Friday that bold actions such as “quick take” eminent domain may be necessary to eliminate flaring. Landowners promptly denounced the eminent domain idea...
January 30, 2015 - 11:37pm
January 19, 2015
Helms says tax revenue at risk if flaring, oil conditioning orders voided
BISMARCK — North Dakota stands to lose more than $112 million in tax revenue every two years if lawmakers pass a bill that could void recent regulatory orders aimed at reducing the flaring of natural gas and volatility of Bakken crude oil before transport, a committee heard Monday. ...
January 19, 2015 - 9:55pm
December 26, 2014
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
BISMARCK — With oil prices slipping to their lowest point in more than five years, new state regulations slated to take effect and lawmakers...
December 26, 2014 - 9:36pm
December 12, 2014
Prices could plateau production: Helms says 2015 could be tough for oil
BISMARCK — With oil prices on a steep downward slump, 2015 could be a tough year for oil producers, North Dakota’s lead regulator for the...
December 12, 2014 - 10:29pm
November 14, 2014
Slowing natural gas flaring reduces oil well completions
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s effort to reduce the amount of natural gas being burned away at wellsites is lengthening the time it takes to get...
November 14, 2014 - 10:23pm
October 1, 2014
Flared up: Federal oversight impedes on ND’s anti-flaring push
TIOGA — North Dakota’s oil producers will struggle to comply with aggressive rules taking effect on Wednesday designed to curb the wasteful...
October 1, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 12, 2014
Oil output up again but flaring percentage drops
BISMARCK — Oil and gas production in North Dakota continued setting records in July, with oil up 18,000 barrels a day from June and a 3 percent...
September 12, 2014 - 5:58pm
August 26, 2014
Gas processing plant operational in Bakken
WATFORD CITY — ONEOK Partners announced Tuesday that its natural gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County is operational. The Garden Creek II plant can process 100 million cubic feet per day of natural gas, a news release from the company said. The processing plant is...
August 26, 2014 - 10:16pm
August 15, 2014
Bottleneck blues: Full pipelines hinder flaring progress; State sets record for oil production
BISMARCK — North Dakota set another record for oil production in June, but reducing the amount of natural gas flared continues to be a struggle. Preliminary...
August 15, 2014 - 10:43pm