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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
June 20, 2016
With oil price near $50, resilient U.S. shale producers eye new chapter
HOUSTON -- Two years into the worst oil price rout in a generation, large and mid-sized U.S. independent producers are surviving and eyeing growth...
June 20, 2016 - 12:36pm
June 17, 2016
Oil up as Brexit fears ease, still down for week
NEW YORK - Oil prices rose on Friday for the first time in a week as the dollar fell and investors in global markets cautiously bought some riskier...
June 17, 2016 - 1:42pm
June 1, 2016
Oil down, declines cut by report OPEC mulling output cap
NEW YORK -- Oil settled down on Wednesday on technical resistance at around the $50 a barrel mark, with the market retracing most earlier declines...
June 1, 2016 - 2:26pm
May 27, 2016
Oil slips as $50 level sparks new output fears
NEW YORK -- Oil dipped on Friday as investors took profits on the market's surge to seven-month highs and worried about higher production with prices hovering near $50 a barrel. A stronger dollar also weighed on demand for dollar-denominated oil from holders of other currencies. The...
May 27, 2016 - 1:38pm
U.S. watchdog to review cattle pricing, high-speed trading
CHICAGO -- A U.S. watchdog agency will launch a review of cattle pricing, including the impact of high-frequency trading on futures, after ranchers...
May 27, 2016 - 10:02am
May 20, 2016
Cattlemen talk market volatility
Larry Schnell, owner of Stockmen's Livestock Exchange in Dickinson, drew applause from his industry colleagues Friday when he said cattlemen...
May 20, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 2, 2016
Pipe dreams still alive for selected few in US energy rout
NEW YORK -- An energy market rout has ravaged fortunes from Texas to North Dakota and hit thousands of small investors, but some tycoons are still coining it in thanks to a piece of financial engineering that has tilted the playing field in their favor.U.S. pipeline billionaire Kelcy...
May 2, 2016 - 12:55pm
Halliburton and Baker Hughes scrap $28 billion merger
Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co. and smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc. announced the termination of their $28 billion merger deal on...
May 2, 2016 - 12:47pm
April 29, 2016
Spot U.S. crude rally narrows
Spot U.S. crude oil futures’ discount to the next trading month, known as contango, hit its smallest levels since January on Friday, reducing the advantages of storing oil in the United States for later delivery. The discount narrowed to 74 cents a barrel earlier in the session...
April 29, 2016 - 10:00pm
April 27, 2016
Real estate activist says ND economy led to real estate investment trust's stock drop
NEW YORK -- An activist hedge fund focused on real estate launched its first public bet against a company on Wednesday, prompting Investors Real Estate Trust shares to fall more than 11 percent.Land & Buildings, founded by former Citigroup analyst Jonathan Litt, released an investor...
News/Nation and World
April 27, 2016 - 2:36pm
April 5, 2016
MDU Resources completes sale of oil, gas assets
BISMARCK - MDU Resources Group announced Tuesday it has exited the oil exploration and production business and finalized the sale of Fidelity Exploration & Production Co. David Goodin, president and CEO of MDU Resources, said in a statement the move lowers the company’s risk...
April 5, 2016 - 5:52pm
March 25, 2016
Despite oil’s decline, energy companies win with equity offerings
NEW YORK — More than a dozen companies in the hard-hit exploration and production energy industry have announced new share offerings this year — and have generally been rewarded in the stock market for the strategy. Although it might seem that companies would upset their investor...
March 25, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 9, 2016
U.S. crude hits three-month high on gasoline drawdown, OPEC speculation
NEW YORK -- Oil prices rose as much as 5 percent on Wednesday, with U.S. crude hitting three-month highs after a big gasoline inventory drawdown amid improving demand overshadowed growing record high crude stockpiles. Speculation that top producers might agree soon to an output freeze...
March 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
February 24, 2016
Whiting Petroleum posts nearly $100 million quarterly loss
Whiting Petroleum Corp, North Dakota's largest oil producer, slashed its 2016 budget by 80 percent on Wednesday, saying it will suspend all fracking operations and reduce output to wait for higher crude prices . Shares jumped 7.7 percent to $4 per share in after-hours trading as investors...
February 24, 2016 - 5:11pm
January 19, 2016
Kemp: North Dakota's steady production shows why oil market rebalancing is so hard
LONDON -- North Dakota's oil production has been flat for more than a year, but it hasn't fallen despite the sharp drop in prices, illustrating...
January 19, 2016 - 9:38am