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Trump takes steps to keep immigrant parents, kids together
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Attorney general candidate clarifies response to speeding ticket
Grand Forks man charged with 16 counts of child porn
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Projections show South Dakota winter wheat yield up 90 percent from 2017
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Barley: Crop faring well, but prices, exports are worrisome
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Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
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ND's first West Nile case of season found in Ramsey County
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Free pool event set in Dickinson
Hot Shots top Big Sticks 11-6
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Watford City's Jorgenson wins all around at State Rodeo Finals
Ronaldo goal helps Portugal eliminate Morocco; Spain edges Iran
Mauer out of lineup, but not because of being hit by two pitches night before
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
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December 14, 2013
In US, nat gas struggles as a transport fuel despite low cost
CHICAGO — Don’t believe the gassy hype. The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. But its transportation sector is more reliant on diesel fuel — and is using less natural gas — than it was in the 1960s and 1970s. And industry...
December 14, 2013 - 9:04pm
November 25, 2013
Oil boom means lots of jobs — and lots of flaring — for Three Affiliated Tribes
BISMARCK — The Bakken oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to the Three Affiliated Tribes in northwestern North Dakota, but also a major challenge: The percentage of natural gas that’s being wasted through flaring is roughly twice the statewide average. Nearly 60 percent...
November 25, 2013 - 6:28pm
North Dakota leads region in federal oil, gas leases
BISMARCK — Developers have bought the oil and gas rights to about three-fourths of the available federal land in western North Dakota, pushing prices to record levels despite industry complaints that the federal permitting process is still too onerous to immediately develop the...
November 25, 2013 - 2:51pm
November 22, 2013
Hess ready to use expanded gas plant
TIOGA – Hess Corp. will begin transitioning next week to an expanded natural gas processing plant here which will double the company’s capacity and reduce flaring of natural gas. The expanded Tioga Gas Plant will be able to process up to 250 million cubic feet of natural gas...
November 22, 2013 - 6:37pm
November 20, 2013
House OKs bills to speed oil, gas drilling
WASHINGTON — The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands. The measures were among three energy bills the House is considering this week as Republicans who control the chamber push to expand an oil and gas boom that's...
November 20, 2013 - 6:28pm
November 19, 2013
ONEOK announces up to $780M in natural gas projects, including new plant near Watford City
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s largest processor of natural gas announced plans Tuesday to spend up to $390 million on a new processing plant in McKenzie County, a project the company’s president says will “considerably” reduce the amount of natural gas flared when combined with...
November 19, 2013 - 7:16pm
November 15, 2013
Flaring task force making progress
The North Dakota Petroleum Council's task force on flaring has been talking regularly and has identified some of the challenges it hopes to address, a member of the group said Friday. “We sort of scoped the issue, identified where the problems or opportunities might lie,”...
November 15, 2013 - 4:22pm
November 11, 2013
Telling secrets to stop burning natural gas in U.S. fracking boom
By Ernest Scheyder Reuters NEW YORK — The North American energy industry’s reputation for ironclad secrecy is starting to crack as...
November 11, 2013 - 4:53pm
November 1, 2013
'Dozens' show interest in flaring class-action suit
Lawyers have heard from “dozens” of western North Dakota mineral rights and landowners interested in joining a class-action suit against...
November 1, 2013 - 8:02pm
October 29, 2013
Governor says new pipeline should help reduce flaring
BISMARCK – A natural gas pipeline recently built in western North Dakota is a “significant” piece in the effort to reduce flaring in the...
October 29, 2013 - 11:39am
October 23, 2013
Industrial Commission looking for 'big things' from flaring task force
BISMARCK -- Members of the state's Industrial Commission on Tuesday told oil industry officials studying ways to reduce natural gas flaring that bigger ideas are needed to curb the practice. The North Dakota Petroleum Council's Flaring Task Force, which was announced last week, is...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
October 16, 2013
Lawsuits filed against oil companies for flaring natural gas
WILLISTON - North Dakota mineral owners filed lawsuits today against 10 oil and gas companies seeking damages for natural gas that was flared. "The lawsuits seek to force operators to comply with state law and pay royalties to mineral owners on the value of flared gas, and by so...
October 16, 2013 - 3:29pm
White House: 500-plus drilling permits on hold
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Bureau of Land Management's North Dakota office is sitting on more than 500 oil and gas drilling permit applications, the White House told Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's office this week. The BLM, which processes permits to drill on federal land, has furloughed more...
October 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2013
Oil PR: Cleaning up the industry's bad reputation
Tessa Sandstrom says the best part of her job is being a part of history. As a spokeswoman for the North Dakota Petroleum Council, she has fielded calls from media in France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan and elsewhere. "It's amazing to think that ...
October 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 25, 2013
Power company plan could speed Bakken pipeline progress
BISMARCK -- A Duluth, Minn., energy company announced today it plans to create an energy corridor that could efficiently transport oil and natural gas produced in North Dakota and reduce natural gas flaring. ALLETE, an energy company that has a 465-mile electrical transmission line...
September 25, 2013 - 12:27pm