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N.D. delegates enter Dem convention spilt between Clinton, Sanders
Press Pass: Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall, Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate, Stark County Commission approves courthouse renovation contract, DirecTV viewers in western N.D. still without ABC affiliate KMBY
German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate
Man dies in rollover near Rugby
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Riding for veterans: American Legion Riders chapter plans Legacy Benefit Run
Gibson’s strong outing helps Twins edge Boston
Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
Stroh now fifth in saddle bronc riding after second go at NHSFR
James Hayden named new head coach of Dickinson High girls golf program
Cowboys RB Elliott denies accusations of domestic violence
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
November 30, 2015
Oil up on pre-OPEC speculation, U.S. refined fuel rally
NEW YORK -- Crude futures rose more than 1 percent on Monday as speculators took bullish bets on the odd likelihood of a surprise outcome at...
November 30, 2015 - 11:17am
November 6, 2015
Keystone snub adds to gloomy prospects for pipeline companies
HOUSTON -- North American pipeline companies are at a crossroads. Once the darlings of investors, their growth prospects have been undercut by a 50 percent slide in oil prices and tough environmental reviews that have delayed projects. President Obama's rejection on Friday...
November 6, 2015 - 3:14pm
November 4, 2015
Oasis Petroleum profit beats thanks to cost cuts
North Dakota oil producer Oasis Petroleum posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as it successfully slashed costs to offset plunging crude prices. Bucking the industry trend to hunker down, Oasis also boosted its production forecast for the year and locked...
November 4, 2015 - 12:43pm
November 3, 2015
U.S. oil refiners look abroad for crude supplies as North Dakota boom fades
NEW YORK -- PBF Energy, one of the largest independent oil refiners in the United States, spent heavily in recent years to build the rail terminals at its Delaware City complex that it needed to take delivery of large loads of crude coming from North Dakota's Bakken oilfields. But...
November 3, 2015 - 9:42am
October 24, 2015
Building through a bust: Area oilfield service leaders say they’re using 2015 slowdown to improve their businesses
Jim Arthaud doesn't look like a man at the helm of a multimillion-dollar oilfield services company. Wearing a polo shirt and baseball cap...
October 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
October 21, 2015
Oasis moves to preserve credit line with bondholder request
WILLISTON, N.D., -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. said on Wednesday it has asked its bondholders to restrict its ability to take on second-lien debt, a step designed to help it maintain access to an existing credit line during the downturn in crude oil prices. As part of the request,...
October 21, 2015 - 3:51pm
U.S. oil output slide looms as shale firms hit productivity wall
HOUSTON -- Stagnating rig productivity shows U.S. shale oil producers are running out of tricks to pump more with less in the face of crashing prices and points to a slide in output that should help rebalance global markets. Over the 16 months of the crude price rout, production...
October 21, 2015 - 11:24am
October 18, 2015
Occidental's North Dakota deal mixed omen for pending oilfield deals
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Occidental Petroleum’s move to sell its North Dakota acreage likely removes a logjam that had impeded U.S. oilfield deals for much of the year, though the deal's price sets an unusually low bar for future deals and gives buyers the advantage over sellers. Oxy...
October 18, 2015 - 8:19pm
October 12, 2015
Oil slides after big gains last week
NEW YORK -- Oil prices tumbled on Monday, settling 5 percent lower as traders took profits after last week's surge to an 11-week high, and on a report that OPEC continued to boost crude production despite a persistent glut. Both Brent and U.S. crude futures posted the biggest...
October 12, 2015 - 4:50pm
September 18, 2015
Baker Hughes: U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week on weak crude prices
U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for a third week in a row this week, data showed on Friday, a sign that the latest crude price weakness was causing drillers to put on hold plans announced several months ago to return to the well pad. Drillers removed eight rigs in the week ended...
September 18, 2015 - 1:30pm
September 9, 2015
Marathon Oil plans to cut 2016 budget by at least $600 million
Marathon Oil Corp. said on Wednesday it will slash its capital budget next year by at least $600 million, becoming one of the first U.S. shale companies to announce 2016 cuts due to low crude prices. The company, which operates in North Dakota, Texas and Oklahoma, plans to...
September 9, 2015 - 2:12pm
September 4, 2015
Oil falls with Wall Street; drop in U.S. drilling rigs ignored
NEW YORK -- Crude futures fell about 2 percent on Friday as traders paid little heed to a drop in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil and focused instead on a supply glut and declining stock prices on Wall Street. Trading volumes in crude were lighter than on Thursday, with...
September 4, 2015 - 2:44pm
August 24, 2015
Update: Oil tumbles up to 6 percent to new lows as China fears intensify rout
NEW YORK -- Oil's weeks-long slump accelerated sharply on Monday with prices tumbling as much as 6 percent to fresh 6 1/2-year lows as a renewed dive in the Chinese equities market sent global financial markets into a tailspin. A near 9 percent fall in China shares roiled...
August 24, 2015 - 3:59pm
July 23, 2015
Kemp: ND oil well completions slow sharply
LONDON -- No new well completion reports have been filed in North Dakota since July 10, the longest gap this year, according to daily activity...
July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 15, 2015
Kemp: ND’s oil output stabilizes but doesn't fall
LONDON -- Crude oil production data published by the state of North Dakota on Friday contained something for both bulls and bears. Bears can...
July 15, 2015 - 5:54pm