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May 11, 2015
Orr: Young people don’t like fracking, but they should
WASHINGTON -- A new Gallup poll shows young people are no fans of hydraulic fracturing, the technology that has made the United States the largest producer of natural gas and oil in the world. According to the survey, 44 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 oppose hydraulic...
May 11, 2015 - 6:05pm
May 4, 2015
EOG Resources to resume fracking if oil hits $65 a barrel
WILLISTON — Oil and natural gas producer EOG Resources Inc plans to begin fracking hundreds of wells in North Dakota and Texas later this year if oil prices stabilize around $65 per barrel, executives said on Monday after reporting a better-than-expected adjusted profit. EOG was...
May 4, 2015 - 10:21pm
April 24, 2015
Court says ND can join Wyoming lawsuit over fracking rules
BISMARCK – A federal court in Wyoming has issued an order allowing North Dakota to join Wyoming as a party in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s authority to impose federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing practices. “I am pleased the court has...
April 24, 2015 - 12:25pm
April 14, 2015
Letter: ND fracking regulations are better than feds’
The federal government needs to go back to the drawing board on the new fracking guidelines recently announced by the Bureau of Land Management. These guidelines are a solution in search of a problem that will obstruct future energy development, slow job growth and hinder our state’s...
April 14, 2015 - 5:52pm
EOG has lion's share of 900 North Dakota wells awaiting fracking
WILLISTON -- Oil producer EOG Resources Inc. has the lion's share of an estimated 900 North Dakota wells waiting to be fracked, according to state data, showing that even major oil titans are mothballing operations while they hope for a rebound in oil prices. For months the conventional...
April 14, 2015 - 4:56pm
March 24, 2015
ND may sue feds over ‘overreaching’ fracking rule
BISMARCK - North Dakota may sue the federal government over its new rules regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands in the state. The...
March 24, 2015 - 7:17pm
March 23, 2015
Other Views: Federal fracking rules hit sweet spot
“Some say too strong, others too weak,” read one headline from an oil-and-gas-country newspaper, describing the federal government’s new fracking rules. That suggests the feds got this one right. Surprisingly for an administration that hasn’t been shy about throwing its weight...
March 23, 2015 - 6:28pm
March 20, 2015
Final fracking rule released for federal, Indian lands: With regulations already in place, ND may enter into memorandum of understanding
The U.S. Department of the Interior ended more than four-years of work on Friday after releasing the final rule for hydraulic fracturing on federal...
March 20, 2015 - 9:54pm
March 17, 2015
Unlike in other oil-producing states, ND experiences little or no seismic activity
FARGO - Swarms of earthquakes have been rattling Oklahoma, Texas and other central states with a history of little or no seismic activity. The...
March 17, 2015 - 11:55am
March 10, 2015
Ethics complaints filed against county official after frac sand mining ban defeated
CALEDONIA, Minn. -- Every small town has its own issues, and every small town has a diner for the residents to gather in to discuss those issues....
March 10, 2015 - 7:59pm
March 5, 2015
State, federal officials respond to report on state forensic examiner
BISMARCK -- Disputes over the cause of death of a man who had recently cleaned a frack tank has led some to question the quality of work performed...
March 5, 2015 - 2:50pm
January 19, 2015
Amid U.S. oil price crash, cost cutting ripples through industry
NEW YORK — Any lingering doubt about the depth of the crisis facing the United States energy industry is quickly evaporating as even the biggest firms slash spending amid the steepest oil price crash since the recession, sending ripples across the vast sector. In a...
January 19, 2015 - 9:59pm
December 22, 2014
Other Views: New Yorks shows excess of caution on fracking
“A new Gallup survey of nationwide well-being ranks North Dakota at the top,” Time magazine reported back in February. And the top of the rankings offers a pretty good vantage from which to evaluate the state of New York’s new ban on fracking. The verdict: The ban is a sad...
December 22, 2014 - 8:13pm
December 18, 2014
NY unlikely to face lawsuits over fracking ban, experts say
ALBANY, N.Y. — When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York on Wednesday, he predicted “a ton of lawsuits” against the state. But that is unlikely as the end of a drilling boom has left the industry in no mood for a fight, industry experts and lawyers said. Chesapeake...
December 18, 2014 - 10:23pm
December 6, 2014
Focus on top spots to boost US oil output even as well permits fall
WILLISTON -- U.S. energy firms are swiftly shifting drilling rigs away from less productive areas and hunkering down in sweet spots of North Dakota and Texas shale oil fields as they try to lift output and cut costs in response to the toughest crude market in years. Rig deployments...
December 6, 2014 - 1:12am