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Lynn Helms

July 9, 2016
Tanker cars are filled with Bakken crude oil at a terminal in Tioga, ND, earlier this year.   photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Coming down the track: safer oil trains?
July 9, 2016 - 6:12pm
July 6, 2016
Lynn Helms, center, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, testifies to a House subcommittee Wednesday, June 6, 2016, in Washington, D.C., with David Porter, chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, left, and Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. Photo submitted by House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
EPA rules would hurt N.D. effort to curb flaring, Helms says
July 6, 2016 - 11:15pm
July 4, 2016
Steve McNally, general manager for Hess Corp. in North Dakota, gives a tour of an 18-well pad in Mountrail County, N.D., on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Bakken multi-well pads getting bigger
July 4, 2016 - 9:29pm
Kevin Bean, pictured Friday, May 27, 2016, manages a Department of Mineral Resources warehouse in Bismarck where thousands of oil and gas documents are stored. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Man keeps tabs on North Dakota’s oil archives
June 4, 2016 - 4:15pm
June 3, 2016
An natural gas flare lights up an oil well site southeast of Dickinson, N.D., on July 31, 2014. Dustin Monke/Forum News Service
Supreme Court rejects appeal on flared gas royalty payments
June 3, 2016 - 7:58pm
May 26, 2016
North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms speaks on May 25, at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck. (Renae Mitchell Photography)
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
May 25, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs after a rally with supporters in Albuquerque, N.M. on May 24. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)
Hopes high for substance in Trump’s speech at oil conference
May 25, 2016 - 5:18pm
May 12, 2016
Oil rigs sit stacked in an industrial yard north of Dickinson, N.D., on Saturday, April 30, 2016. (Dustin Monke / Forum News Service)
N.D. oil production drops 1 percent in March
May 12, 2016 - 2:03pm
May 4, 2016
Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, speaks March 3 in Williston. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Next round of ND oil production figures ‘going to be bad,’ Helms says
May 4, 2016 - 5:04pm
April 15, 2016
Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms speaks to the Williston Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Williston, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Helms predicts oil will come back ‘with a rush’
April 15, 2016 - 7:09pm
A drilling rig operates near Keene, N.D., on Monday, March 14, 2016. North Dakota's drilling rig count is down to 29, the lowest since October 2005. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oil production drop not as steep as expected
April 15, 2016 - 7:06pm
April 13, 2016
Oil regulators visit spill site amid hearing on tougher regulations
April 13, 2016 - 3:44pm
April 12, 2016
Roger Kelley, director of regulatory affairs for Continental Resources and regulatory chairman of the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance industry group, testified in favor of more stringent definitions of oilfield terms during a  Department of Mineral Resources public hearing Tuesday in Dickinson. (Andrew Haffner / The Dickinson Press)
Proposed public input rule catches more ire
April 12, 2016 - 6:32pm
April 11, 2016
Wendy Hart Ross, National Park Service superintendent at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, testifies against a rule change proposed by the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources that she says would limit the federal agency's ability to comment on oil and gas permits during a public hearing Monday, April 11, 2016, in Bismarck, N.D. (Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service)
‘Interested party’ definition draws fire at oil and gas rules hearing
April 11, 2016 - 3:23pm
Oil industry wary of new federal emissions proposal
March 11, 2016 - 5:04pm