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Health & Wellness
Kenmare native reinvents himself for current oil boom
Having grown up near Kenmare, Wayne Lagorin has always been a North Dakotan by heart. From drilling oil wells as a young man to later becoming the president of one of the leading oil and gas industry engineering firms in the western U.S., Lagorin has watched the transformation of...
June 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Xcel Energy plans natural gas-fired plants near Fargo
FARGO -- Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand. If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Access to water, gas, transportation key in Grand Forks' selection for fertilizer plant
GRAND FORKS - The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. "I do drool over that site. It's as good as it gets," said Larry...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
Growers plan $1B project: Fertilizer plant to be built near Grand Forks using ND natural gas
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota corn growers are planning a $1 billion nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing plant to be built near Grand Forks in rural Grand Forks County. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown will make a formal announcement today. The plant will produce...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 4, 2013
A natural selection for job growth
The current and projected rise in natural gas production in North Dakota bodes well for small businesses in the state. That was the message in a report released this week by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, a national advocacy organization based in Virginia. The report,...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Steffes Corp. helping to produce efficient natural gas flares
Whether glancing at satellite images from space or taking a leisurely nighttime drive from Dickinson to Williston, it's clear that flaring is...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
A new source of power
As the issue of reducing natural gas flaring at oil well sites in western North Dakota has become a hot topic of late, one major hauler of Bakken crude is looking at the possibility of using natural gas for fuel. Railroad giant BNSF -- which has a large presence in North Dakota --...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 29, 2013
Natural gas pipeline near Taylor breaks
A natural gas transmission pipeline near Taylor was hit early Monday evening. The pipeline is the source of natural gas for Montana-Dakota Utilities...
January 29, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
New film targets critics of fracking
PITTSBURGH -- "FrackNation" is a new documentary that attacks opponents of fracking for oil and gas, but it also raises a bigger question: Is it possible to criticize environmentalists without being a tool for big industry? Fracking is a method of stimulating oil and gas from deep...
January 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 15, 2013
ConocoPhillips selling assets in southwest ND, eastern MT to Denbury for $1.05B
HOUSTON -- ConocoPhillips is selling some properties in North Dakota and Montana to a subsidiary of Denbury Resources Inc. for $1.05 billion. The oil and natural gas company said Tuesday that the Cedar Creek Anticline properties span about 86,000 net acres (34,500 hectares) in southwestern...
January 15, 2013 - 4:06pm
September 29, 2012
Don't touch that thermostat: Warm winter forecast, low natural gas prices expected to help keep heating costs down
A mild winter last year treated area homeowners to what amounted to a discount on heating costs and the coming winter could bring more of the...
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2012
Proposed Spiritwood plant to produce high amounts of ammonia
JAMESTOWN -- Last week's announcement of a proposed $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant in Spiritwood begs the question of how exactly the plant will operate once construction is completed. The proposed Spiritwood Nitrogen Project by CHS Inc. -- expected to be completed by...
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
ND mulls $1M grant for mobile fertilizer plants
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A New York company wants $1 million in North Dakota taxpayer aid to explore a proposal for mobile plants that turn natural gas into farm fertilizer. The state Industrial Commission will consider the request next week. About a third of the natural gas produced...
August 15, 2012 - 11:57am
July 26, 2012
Natural gas production could quadruple
WILLISTON -- Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading...
July 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2012
Natural gas to fertilizer: ND Corn Growers Association looks at $1.5 billion plant
North Dakota producers may have another use for natural gas other than heating their buildings. The North Dakota Corn Growers Association recently...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am