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September 12, 2014
Texas company looking at Bakken pipeline market
WILLISTON -- A Texas-based company is looking to enter the Bakken crude oil shipping business. Enterprise Products Partners of Houston is seeking customer commitments for its proposed crude oil pipeline from the Williston Basin in North Dakota to the Cushing hub in Oklahoma.
September 12, 2014 - 2:53pm
August 28, 2014
Final defendant in vast synthetic drug case gets 20 years
FARGO — The last defendant in a synthetic drug conspiracy case was sentenced Thursday in federal district court in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison in what federal district Judge Ralph Erickson said was “one of the saddest, if not the saddest, cases this court has seen...
August 28, 2014 - 9:21pm
August 23, 2014
Does ND crude need to be stabilized?
DICKINSON, N.D. -- What can be done to keep trains from becoming "Bakken bombs?" It's a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents...
August 23, 2014 - 6:59pm
August 19, 2014
Williston gets first direct flight from Houston: Airport working for expansion
WILLISTON — United Airlines’ inaugural direct flight from Houston touched down and taxied beneath a celebratory splash of water at Sloulin...
August 19, 2014 - 11:43pm
July 26, 2014
Crude regulations: Railcar maker says two-year timeline is aggressive, can be done
HOUSTON — A top U.S. railcar maker, The Greenbrier Companies Inc., said on Wednesday a two-year timeline to retire older railcars that carry...
July 26, 2014 - 12:03am
Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules
WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil. Their calls follow...
July 26, 2014 - 12:02am
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 22, 2014
Mayors group for gay marriage gets first ND member: Thompson’s Hippen has son who came out to her five years ago
THOMPSON — The mayor of Thompson has joined a national group of mayors supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage. On Thursday, Karyn Hippen became the 400th mayor to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, and the first mayor from North Dakota in the group. “I was in favor...
May 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
May 13, 2014
Williston-Houston air service added
WILLISTON — United Airlines will add daily United Express service from Williston to Houston beginning Aug. 19. The airline will provide one daily round-trip flight on a 50-seat regional jet. The added service was announced in a news release from Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D....
May 13, 2014 - 4:53pm
March 7, 2014
EPA Chief: Energy rules won’t hobble business
HOUSTON — Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without “shutting down business in its tracks,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday. “We don’t have to choose between a healthy...
March 7, 2014 - 12:06am
August 25, 2013
In bustling Houston, it's a case of 'build baby build'
HOUSTON -- With Texas one of the few bright spots in the U.S. economy, the skyline of swaggering Houston is where the action is as builders and global oil companies, from Phillips 66 to Exxon Mobil Corp, look past previous busts and spend billions on gleaming new buildings. The ...
August 25, 2013 - 1:42pm
March 20, 2012
Corporation interested in building $26 million proppant facility outside of Gladstone
A Houston ceramics company is taking steps to build a $26 million proppant facility near Gladstone, officials said today, but there is confusion over who the company needs to meet with to get the go-ahead. Dickinson-based Stark Development Corp. voted at the Dickinson Chamber of...
March 20, 2012 - 4:11pm
November 24, 2011
Change of scene for Texas Marines
GLADSTONE -- They have been across the world with the Marines, but neither had ever stepped foot in North Dakota -- that is until last week. Marines...
November 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Oil containment operations resume after fire
HOUSTON (AP) -- A drill ship resumed siphoning off oil gushing from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday after a bolt of lightning struck the ship and ignited a fire that halted containment efforts, the company said. BP PLC spokesman Bill Salvin told The Associated...
June 15, 2010 - 3:32pm