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West Nile cases confirmed in LaMoure, Barnes counties
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
Hedderich's building in downtown Williston burns for second time in 2 weeks
Mott to lose National Guard unit; final formation planned for Saturday
Body of boater missing since June recovered
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Stroh takes 14th in saddle bronc riding at National High School Finals Rodeo
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Stanley Orin Oberg
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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July 28, 2015
Helms suggests tax breaks for enhanced oil recovery
BISMARCK — Incentives, such as sales tax exemptions, might entice companies to utilize techniques for enhanced oil recovery and should be considered, according to North Dakota’s top oil industry regulator. Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms made the suggestion...
July 28, 2015 - 11:16pm
Helms says drilling slowdown 'not a bust,' but will strain state revenues
BISMARCK —North Dakota’s top oil regulator says the current slowdown in oil drilling "is not a bust by any stretch of the imagination" but...
July 28, 2015 - 3:08pm
June 30, 2015
N.D. regulators grant more exceptions to gas flaring policy
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted more exceptions Tuesday to its natural gas flaring policy, and Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said officials have discussed possibly delaying a stricter gas capture goal set to take effect in January....
June 30, 2015 - 5:18pm
June 12, 2015
N.D. oil production down slightly in April
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the...
June 12, 2015 - 12:09pm
May 13, 2015
ND oil production up 1 percent in March
WILLISTON – Fracking crews were busy in North Dakota in March, bringing the month’s oil production up 1 percent to just under 1.2 million...
May 13, 2015 - 8:38pm
April 14, 2015
EOG has lion's share of 900 North Dakota wells awaiting fracking
WILLISTON -- Oil producer EOG Resources Inc. has the lion's share of an estimated 900 North Dakota wells waiting to be fracked, according to state data, showing that even major oil titans are mothballing operations while they hope for a rebound in oil prices. For months the conventional...
April 14, 2015 - 4:56pm
April 2, 2015
Helms: State continues progress on crude oil transport
As of Wednesday, oil producers in North Dakota are required to condition every single barrel of Bakken crude oil to improve the safety of transporting Bakken crude oil by rail. The North Dakota Industrial Commission unanimously approved the order in December, after months of science-based...
April 2, 2015 - 6:58pm
March 25, 2015
ND drilling rig count falls below 100
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota's drilling rig count dipped below 100 on Wednesday, a level not seen for more than five years and one that state...
March 25, 2015 - 1:46pm
March 24, 2015
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
BISMARCK -- They always said rules are made to be broken. North Dakota officials on Tuesday clarified when oil companies are exempt from...
March 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
ND may sue feds over ‘overreaching’ fracking rule
BISMARCK - North Dakota may sue the federal government over its new rules regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands in the state. The...
March 24, 2015 - 7:17pm
March 12, 2015
Low oil prices prompt ND oil production to decline 3 percent
BISMARCK –- North Dakota oil production declined 3 percent in January to just shy of 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral...
March 12, 2015 - 1:22pm
March 2, 2015
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
WILLISTON — The pipeline that ruptured and spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater, contaminating a nearby creek and two rivers near...
March 2, 2015 - 9:50am
February 26, 2015
Industrial Commission grants flaring exception: Members want new policy for when targets not met
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved Wednesday an exception from its flaring goals but directed state regulators to draft a policy to address such scenarios in the future. The three commissioners voted unanimously to grant an exception to Hess Corp. for failing...
February 26, 2015 - 2:41pm
February 25, 2015
Helms: Safe oil shipments are regulators’ constant goal
A recent train derailment in West Virginia has generated some inquiries for the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources regarding the safety of transporting Bakken crude oil by rail. On Dec. 9, the Industrial Commission unanimously approved an order that requires all oil producers...
February 25, 2015 - 6:47pm
February 14, 2015
Senators reject bill to separate promotion, regulation of oil industry
BISMARCK – Senators voted 32-15 Friday against a bill that would have separated the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s duties to promote and regulate oil development. The vote fell along party lines, with Republicans voting to reject the bill that would have shifted some...
February 14, 2015 - 12:03am