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August 5, 2014
Other Views: Gas plant a big deal for ND
Last week’s announcement of a major investment in a state-of-the-art natural gas processing plant is good news, not only for those who want...
August 5, 2014 - 5:22pm
July 30, 2014
ONEOK to add more natural gas processing in McKenzie County
BISMARCK — The largest processor of natural gas in North Dakota’s Oil Patch announced plans Wednesday to build another facility in the Williston Basin, which Gov. Jack Dalrymple said will help the state reach its goal of reducing natural gas flaring to 10 percent in six years. ONEOK...
July 30, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 2, 2014
Bevill: Capturing a new market
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple took on a firm tone during the recent Williston Basin Petroleum Conference when addressing the practice of flaring natural gas at the state’s oil wells, warning producers that the days of the state “going easy” on companies are over. His comments...
July 2, 2014 - 7:47pm
ND regulators approve use of production curtailments to curb flaring
BISMARCK – Oil companies producing more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas every day in North Dakota could face oil production restrictions if they fail to meet gas capture goals adopted by state regulators Tuesday as part of a multipronged effort to curb the flaring of natural...
July 2, 2014 - 10:11am
June 28, 2014
Flagrantly flaring: North Dakota to roll out new plan to curb outsized rate of wells burning off natural gas
FARGO — North Dakota is the No. 2 oil-producing state in the U.S., but it’s the king of flaring natural gas. The flames that light up North...
June 28, 2014 - 9:53pm
June 13, 2014
North Dakota flaring crackdown may slow Bakken oilfield growth
HOUSTON — North Dakota is cracking down on flaring, the wasteful burning of natural gas, with strict rules that may stymie development in areas far from pipelines in a state that is one of the fastest-growing U.S. oilfields. The new rules also will effectively reinforce the competitive...
June 13, 2014 - 11:48pm
May 23, 2014
Attorney turns to Industrial Commission in flaring dispute
BISMARCK — An attorney involved in the recently dismissed class-action flaring lawsuits is now asking the North Dakota Industrial Commission to determine if mineral owners are owed royalty payments. Attorney Derrick Braaten delivered the requests Friday to the North Dakota Industrial...
May 23, 2014 - 6:23pm
May 21, 2014
Dalrymple: State has been ‘easy on companies’ for flaring, but adds: ‘Those days are over'
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple made some of his strongest public comments yet to industry about flaring in a speech Wednesday at...
May 21, 2014 - 2:56pm
May 9, 2014
Flared up: Fort Berthold concerns voiced at flaring forum in Dickinson
The desire to slow down oil production, especially on the Fort Berthold Reservation, was a top demand at a flaring forum on Friday. The Bureau...
May 9, 2014 - 11:38pm
Mathern: New flaring guidelines needed
The federal Bureau of Land Management was in North Dakota this week holding a listening session with North Dakotans on what can and should be done to curtail natural gas flaring and methane emissions associated with oil and gas production on public lands in the state. North Dakota...
May 9, 2014 - 5:05pm
May 8, 2014
BLM to host forum on flaring: BLM set to give updates on practice
The Bureau of Land Management will host a fact-finding forum on flaring today in Dickinson. BLM hopes to inform its possible updating of a decades-old “notice” on flaring, spokeswoman Beverly Winston said. The bureau will consider existing federal, tribal and state rules, she...
May 8, 2014 - 11:39pm
May 2, 2014
Natural gas could be a help instead of a waste
WILLISTON — Natural gas that is flared today could one day be used to extract more oil from the Bakken. The Energy and Environmental Research...
May 2, 2014 - 11:35pm
April 29, 2014
Other views: ND must curb flaring, an act long overdue
Back in 2011, The New York Times published a front-page story on North Dakota’s lax policies toward flaring, and the state’s reputation for prudence and good government took a hit. “All told, 30 percent of the natural gas produced in North Dakota is burned as waste,” The...
April 29, 2014 - 5:35pm
April 24, 2014
Tribes aim to cut high rate of gas flaring in half
NEW TOWN — Reducing natural gas flaring on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has more hurdles than the rest of the state, but a tribal task force says flaring can be cut in half within five years. The reservation flares about 48 percent of its natural gas due to a lack of adequate...
April 24, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 22, 2014
ND panel takes input on measures to reduce natural gas flaring
BISMARCK — As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes...
April 22, 2014 - 5:32pm