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Lynn Helms

March 5, 2018
State of N.D. argues lawsuit over mineral law should be dismissed
March 5, 2018 - 5:59pm
February 15, 2018
Winter weather causes slight drop in oil production
February 15, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 24, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources (right) speaks with Ward County Auditor Devra Smestad at the Elmer Jesme Conference of Counties meeting in Minot Monday. Jill Schramm / Minot Daily News
N.D. state oil and gas director says industry will need more transportation infrastructure
January 24, 2018 - 3:54pm
November 7, 2017
Lynn Helms testifying in support of a proposed legislation that'd empower states to manage the development of oil and gas on federal lands. (courtesy of ND Department of Mineral Resources)
"Better, not bigger": Proposed legislation would empower ND energy authority
November 7, 2017 - 6:41pm
November 3, 2017
Head of the North Dakota Department of Minerals Lynn Helms provided facts and figures on the state of ND's oil landscape to the Western Dakota Energy Association on Thursday. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Department of Minerals projects increase in oil price
November 3, 2017 - 11:24am
May 24, 2017
Director of Mineral Resoruces Lynn Helms testifies Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, to the Senate Appropriations Committee about the impact of proposed budget cuts to the oversight of oil and gas development. Forum News Service file photo
Oil and Gas Division defends deleted emails
May 24, 2017 - 2:58pm
May 22, 2017
Deleted emails contained ND oil spill data as attorney calls for audit
May 22, 2017 - 10:46am
May 12, 2017
A train carrying crude oil passes through Williston, N.D., on Friday, May 12, 2017. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND oil production held steady in March still above 1 million barrels a day
May 12, 2017 - 2:22pm
March 8, 2017
Crews work at an oil well site in Williston, N.D., on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
ND oil production up 4 percent in January
March 8, 2017 - 3:58pm
March 3, 2017
Capitol Notebook: Parking meter bill passes House committee
March 3, 2017 - 7:18pm
February 15, 2017
A drilling rig is pictured near Williston, N.D., on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
ND oil production fell 9 percent in December
February 15, 2017 - 3:41pm
January 13, 2017
A service truck drives past an oil well on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, U.S. on November 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
ND oil production stays above 1 million barrels in November
January 13, 2017 - 12:18pm
November 16, 2016
ND oil production drops 1 percent
November 16, 2016 - 5:31pm
October 13, 2016
Crews work at an oil well site near Williston, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
For first time in 28 months, ND oil production drops below 1M barrels
October 13, 2016 - 1:54pm
September 19, 2016
Vegetation is sparse along this saltwater pipeline right-of-way in Mountrail County, N.D., pictured Thursday, June 17, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Delay to new pipeline rules disappoints Helms, union
September 19, 2016 - 6:29pm