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Lynn Helms

October 16, 2015
Runoff from an abandoned pit that was used to store oil drilling mud and fluids nearly 50 years ago is eroding into the Little Missouri River south of Medora, the Department of Mineral Resources says. (Department of Mineral Resources Photo)
‘Priority one’: Abandoned oil waste pit eroding into Little Missouri River south of Medora
October 16, 2015 - 3:29pm
October 13, 2015
North Dakota oil production down 1.7 percent in August
October 13, 2015 - 5:19pm
September 11, 2015
Dunn Co. listed as having lowest break-even oil production cost
September 11, 2015 - 10:28pm
August 14, 2015
North Dakota oil production up slightly despite low prices
August 14, 2015 - 11:08am
July 28, 2015
Helms suggests tax breaks for enhanced oil recovery
July 28, 2015 - 11:16pm
Three oil wells pump amidst sunflower fields on Sunday night west of Dickinson off Interstate 94 as a storm brews off to the east.  (Press Photo by Dustin Monke)
Helms says drilling slowdown 'not a bust,' but will strain state revenues
July 28, 2015 - 3:08pm
June 30, 2015
N.D. regulators grant more exceptions to gas flaring policy
June 30, 2015 - 5:18pm
June 12, 2015
N.D. oil production down slightly in April
June 12, 2015 - 12:09pm
May 13, 2015
Dusty Sutton of Nine Energy Service connects a blow out preventer July 7 on a new well south of Stanley. The North Dakota rig count, which was 83 on Wednesday, was down to its lowest point since January 2010. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)
ND oil production up 1 percent in March
May 13, 2015 - 8:38pm
April 14, 2015
EOG has lion's share of 900 North Dakota wells awaiting fracking
April 14, 2015 - 4:56pm
April 2, 2015
Helms: State continues progress on crude oil transport
April 2, 2015 - 6:58pm
March 25, 2015
Dickinson Press file photo.
ND drilling rig count falls below 100
March 25, 2015 - 1:46pm
March 24, 2015
North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, left, and Gov. Jack Dalrymple look over guidance on the enforcement of the state’s flaring rule at the North Dakota Industrial Commission meeting at the Capitol on Tuesday. (Katherine Lymn/The Dickinson Press)
Officials clarify when cos. are exempt from flaring rule
March 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
Dickinson Press file photo.
ND may sue feds over ‘overreaching’ fracking rule
March 24, 2015 - 7:17pm
March 12, 2015
An oil well and flare in Belfield are seen in a July 2014 file photo. The state Department of Mineral Resources announced Thursday oil production declined 3 percent in January of this year.
Low oil prices prompt ND oil production to decline 3 percent
March 12, 2015 - 1:22pm