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Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Nicolas Peralez sentenced to 10 years for stabbing death
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
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Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Beulah walks-off against Devils Lake in Legion A first round
Dickinson Volunteers roughed up by defending champ Wahpeton in Legion A opener
Big bats help Minot down Roughriders in American Legion Class AA tournament
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Margie R. Strom
Con (Buz) Short
Oakley Robert Lee
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 11, 2016
UPDATED: North Dakota oil production down 2.7 percent in January
WILLISTON – North Dakota lost roughly $90,000 a day in oil tax revenue as low oil prices continued to slow production, the state’s top oil regulator said Friday. The state’s oil production fell 2.7 percent in January to 1.12 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral...
March 11, 2016 - 3:50pm
February 29, 2016
Oil traders beware: El Niño may distort U.S. shale output picture
NEW YORK -- Oil traders and analysts searching for definitive signs of a pivotal bust in the U.S. shale boom are encountering the unexpected effects of El Niño, a seasonal weather phenomenon that has threatened to distort official production forecasts.This weather pattern has caused...
February 29, 2016 - 4:19pm
February 17, 2016
North Dakota has 'big concern' with hedge funds buying oil assets
North Dakota's energy regulator said on Wednesday he is worried about hedge funds and other investment groups buying oil assets in the state...
February 17, 2016 - 4:15pm
February 16, 2016
ND considers new oil, gas rules, Regulations aim to reduce spills
BISMARCK – North Dakota is considering new oil and gas rules aimed at regulating pipelines and reducing spills, but the proposals would cost...
February 16, 2016 - 6:45pm
Governor urges oil company to preserve ‘viewscape’ of park
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged the oil company developing a massive drilling unit to preserve Little Missouri State Park as the company continues working in the area. Dalrymple’s comments came Tuesday after the Industrial Commission received an update on the Corral Creek-Bakken...
February 16, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 22, 2016
Insight: Interview with Lynn Helms
Following the State of the City address on Tuesday, Press Managing Editor Dustin Monke had an 11-minute chat with state Department of Mineral...
January 22, 2016 - 12:39am
Insight: This Week in Southwest North Dakota for Jan. 21 and 22
Insight's Brock White and Dustin Monke discuss all of the latest local news. Plus Dustin talks to the director of the North Dakota Department...
January 22, 2016 - 12:33am
January 20, 2016
Helms predicts oil prices to rise again in foreseeable future
Things might not look optimistic at the moment for oil prices, but North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms argued Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 3:01pm
State of the City outlines adversity, opportunity: City leaders discuss short-term adjustment period in face of long-term gains
Three Dickinson city leaders and state Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spotlighted the volatility of life in the Bakken Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
January 11, 2016
ND Industrial Commission votes to seize 800 barrels of ‘illegal oil’
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Monday to seize 800 barrels of illegally produced oil in what Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said is believed to be a first for the regulatory panel. The commission denied an application by Denver-based...
January 11, 2016 - 3:50pm
ND regulators directed to start explaining oil spill fine reductions in writing
BISMARCK -– Facing mounting criticism over the lowering of fines for oil and saltwater spills, North Dakota regulators were directed Monday to start providing written explanations of what oil companies must do in exchange for reduced fines. The state Industrial Commission met for...
January 11, 2016 - 1:48pm
January 4, 2016
Oil drilling rig count at 58 and still falling
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota has fewer than 60 drilling rigs operating in the state for the first time since 2009, about a third of what...
January 4, 2016 - 5:28pm
December 25, 2015
As prices stay low, life transitions to a new normal in North Dakota oil country
BISMARCK — Judging by key numbers, North Dakota’s Oil Patch had mostly a down year in 2015 compared to the year before. On the bright side,...
December 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
November 13, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption for Marathon
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted exemptions from its flaring policy to three wells owned by Marathon Oil, but limited the exemption to four months. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, recommended a six-month exemption for two...
November 13, 2015 - 4:59pm
October 16, 2015
‘Priority one’: Abandoned oil waste pit eroding into Little Missouri River south of Medora
BISMARCK – An abandoned pit that was used to store oil drilling mud and fluids nearly 50 years ago is eroding into the Little Missouri River...
October 16, 2015 - 3:29pm