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Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare
Support heard in favor of Perdue
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Former Secretary Schafer mixed on Trump nominees
Senate bill would shift bulk of N.D. wind tax from local governments to state
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Bulldogs topple UND for third time this season
MILLER: Duluth is now the class of the league
'Adequate' won't cut it for Wild's Graovac
December signing date for NDSU football appears to be gaining steam
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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
February 13, 2015
Oil tug of war: North Dakota production hits record; rigs decline
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production was a “tug of war” in December as production hit a record 1.2 million barrels a day but drilling began to decline, the state’s top oil regulator said Friday. Oil production increased 3.3 percent in December, according to preliminary...
February 13, 2015 - 11:33pm
February 10, 2015
Helms: There’s concern slimmer profits could lead oil producers to cut corners
FARGO — Low oil prices sometimes can tempt less scrupulous developers to cut corners that could result in violations or problems, North Dakota’s top regulator said. For that reason, inspectors are being vigilant since oil prices began their steep slide last summer, said Lynn...
February 10, 2015 - 9:49pm
January 30, 2015
Bill introduced to split oil and gas industry from promotional duties
BISMARCK — North Dakota Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill to separate the state’s oil and gas promotional and regulatory duties. The bill states that the North Dakota Industrial Commission, which oversees the Department of Mineral Resources, “may not foster, encourage,...
January 30, 2015 - 11:38pm
January 29, 2015
Democrat introduces oil penalties legislation
BISMARCK — A bill introduced by a Democratic legislator would require elected officials to sign off before fines levied against oil and gas companies are reduced. Senate Bill 2342 from state Sen. Tyler Axness of Fargo would require the North Dakota Industrial Commission to vote...
January 29, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 28, 2015
Spills have lawmakers looking for answers
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission called Wednesday for better monitoring of pipelines and higher standards for those that cross...
January 28, 2015 - 10:06pm
January 15, 2015
Crude surges 5 percent after reaching 6-year low
NEW YORK — World oil prices had their biggest surge in two-and-a-half years on Wednesday, rebounding from a nearly six-year low as traders turned away from the bearish pressures of a worldwide glut to cover themselves on expiring options. U.S. and Brent crude staged blistering...
January 15, 2015 - 12:01am