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north dakota petroleum council
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
September 19, 2013
Upgrades key to Bakken rail shipments, safety
GRAND FORKS -- The head of BNSF Railway says federal regulators will have to find a balance in creating incentives for railroads to upgrade to newer tanks cars while ensuring there's enough old cars available to handle the huge volumes of Bakken oil being shipped by rail. BNSF CEO...
September 19, 2013 - 12:00am
September 17, 2013
Thanks, N.D. Petroleum Council
-- We believe that despite history's warnings and environmentalists' proposals, much of the Plains will inexorably suffer near-total desertion over the next generation. It will come slowly to most places, quickly to some. ... The overall desertion will largely run its course.
September 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 26, 2013
In North Dakota oil fields, 'water is for fighting'
WATFORD CITY - In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting." It's not that they lack water, like Texas and California. They are swimming in it, and it...
May 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Oil companies say 'thank you' with cookfest
RAY -- The oil industry threw a thank you party Tuesday for communities in the heart of oil development. Thirteen teams with the Bakken Rocks...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Vision West ND Consortium to meet July 26, CookFest to follow
The Vision West ND Consortium will meet July 26 at the Dickinson State University Strom Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, according to a press release. Vision West ND is a 19-county project to help address issues for local communities and establish a plan to handle challenges...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Official: State should invest up to $5 billion in oil counties
WILLISTON -- The state should invest up to $5 billion in northwest North Dakota communities with the most oil activity, the president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council said Wednesday. Ron Ness, while testifying to a group of legislators meeting in Williston, said communities...
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 5, 2012
'Redundant' rule adds to state frack regulations
A proposed rule that will require companies to disclose chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands should give the public...
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
February 3, 2012
ND oil conference popular
BISMARCK (AP) -- Booth space for an annual conference in North Dakota oil country went quickly after registration opened Wednesday morning, officials said. Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, said all 300 available booths for the 20th annual Williston Basin...
February 3, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2011
To capture a commodity; oil industry spends billions to capture natural gas
In one of the largest efforts to capture a valuable commodity in the state, the oil industry is spending more than $3 billion in North Dakota...
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
December 26, 2010
Oil boom: Proposal could complicate ambitious budget
The final days of the last session of the North Dakota Legislature were filled with drama over the price of oil. Mere pennies could have meant the difference of millions of dollars available for state coffers under a complex tax formula. Now, two years later, the oil and gas industry...
December 26, 2010 - 12:00am