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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Blotter: Two Dickinson residents arrested for criminal trespassing
U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
James "Jim" Basic
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 2, 2016
Kemp: Unemployment rising in former oil boom states
LONDON -- The human cost of the oil slump is increasingly apparent in the number of claims for unemployment insurance being filed in states that...
March 2, 2016 - 10:35pm
January 19, 2016
Kemp: North Dakota's steady production shows why oil market rebalancing is so hard
LONDON -- North Dakota's oil production has been flat for more than a year, but it hasn't fallen despite the sharp drop in prices, illustrating...
January 19, 2016 - 9:38am
January 18, 2016
Kemp: Oil shock is hurting U.S. economy
LONDON -- Slumping oil and gas prices and a downturn in investment are proving to be major headwinds for the economies of the United States and...
January 18, 2016 - 11:29am
August 13, 2015
Kemp: U.S. shale firms slide deep into the red on low oil prices
LONDON -- North America’s leading independent oil and gas producers reported large losses in the second quarter despite cutting costs and increasing...
August 13, 2015 - 6:10pm
August 3, 2015
Kemp: Non-OPEC, non-shale producers caught in crossfire
LONDON -- The biggest losers from the current price war between OPEC and the shale producers seem set to be producers outside the Middle East and North America caught in the crossfire. Expensive production from the North Sea, Canada’s oil sands, offshore megaprojects, weaker African...
August 3, 2015 - 6:21pm
July 23, 2015
Kemp: ND oil well completions slow sharply
LONDON -- No new well completion reports have been filed in North Dakota since July 10, the longest gap this year, according to daily activity...
July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
June 26, 2015
Kemp: Fuel demand stabilizes in the U.S.
LONDON -- The initial consumption stimulus from lower oil prices may be fading, at least in the United States, according to the latest round of official data on traffic volumes and fuel sales. Traffic on California’s highway network was 2.6 percent higher in May than a year earlier,...
June 26, 2015 - 3:42pm
May 11, 2015
Kemp: Oil rallies as hedge funds are caught short
LONDON -- Oil’s sharp rally since the middle of March has been driven by a race among bearish hedge funds to cover loss-making short positions...
May 11, 2015 - 6:02pm
April 1, 2015
Kemp: Million barrels of oil per day riding U.S. rails
More than 1 million barrels of crude oil move by train across the U.S. every day, according to data published for the first time by the government on Tuesday. The volume of crude shipped by rail has increased more than 50-fold in five years, from just 630,000 barrels in January 2010...
April 1, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 26, 2015
Kemp: Hedge funds get short of oil as storage fills
Hedge funds have turned super-bearish about U.S. oil prices as concerns about running out of storage trump the drop in the number of rigs drilling new wells. Money managers had amassed a record number of short positions in futures and options contracts linked to WTI (West Texas Intermediate)...
March 26, 2015 - 10:15pm
March 2, 2015
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
More than ever before, United States shale producers are becoming the victims of outdated restrictions on the export of crude oil from the U.S. Export controls have ensured the most oversupplied part of the global oil market is at home in the United States. The main beneficiaries...
March 2, 2015 - 6:04pm
February 16, 2015
Kemp: U.S. shale on more sustainable course after price rally
U.S. shale producers have responded even more quickly to lower oil prices than analysts expected, which should ensure shale production hits a plateau by May or June and is sustained rather than falling in the second half of the year. The number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S....
February 16, 2015 - 6:04pm
February 2, 2015
Kemp: Oil prices jolted as falling rigs wrong-foot bears
Oil prices surged 8 percent on Friday as the market digested news another 94 rigs previously drilling for oil in the United States had been idled over the previous week. It was the largest number of rigs de-activated in a single week since at least 1987 and triggered the biggest...
February 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
January 26, 2015
Kemp: North Dakota oil rigs drop points to U.S. output decline after May
The decline in oil drilling that has occurred so far across the United States is probably enough to ensure U.S. production peaks by April or May, though that might not be evident until June or July given delays in publishing production records. If the number of active rigs continues...
January 26, 2015 - 10:06am
January 21, 2015
Kemp: Oil producers’ underappreciated role in U.S. economy
The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product...
January 21, 2015 - 6:42pm