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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
Five Vancouver Canucks quarantined with mumps
How old are Minnesota cabin owners? The answer might surprise you
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Faith conversations: Former presidential speechwriter to keynote women's conference
Leo G. Stockert
Maynard V. Wanner
Ankar Valery Hanson
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
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Three children killed in mobile home fire in Carrington
oil export ban
December 16, 2015
U.S. on verge of lifting 40-year oil export ban in spending bill
WASHINGTON – While Sen. Heidi Heitkamp called lifting a ban on crude oil exports a “huge win” for North Dakota, the Democrat tempered that by saying she doesn't want to overstate its short-term impact. “If people think this is going to drive (oil) prices up over $40 a barrel,...
December 16, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 21, 2015
U.S. refiners oppose linking subsidies to repeal of oil export ban
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. oil refiner industry group told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday it opposes any subsidies for renewable energy or other interests that would be potentially included in a package to lift the ban on most exports of domestic oil. "I respectfully...
October 21, 2015 - 11:26am
October 7, 2015
Ashford: Why lifting oil export ban can help U.S. foreign policy
WASHINGTON — A House of Representatives bill is due to go to the floor this week, one step closer to lifting the 40-year-old ban on the export...
October 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
October 1, 2015
Bill to end oil export ban passes Senate committee, but doomed by amendment
BISMARCK – A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to scrap the nation’s ban on exporting crude oil passed a committee Thursday but...
October 1, 2015 - 5:40pm
September 30, 2015
Senators seek more Democrats to repeal U.S. oil export ban
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers who want to ditch the 40-year-old U.S. ban on exporting oil will likely enjoy a victory on Thursday in the Senate banking committee — but they are struggling to garner enough Democratic support to pass the bill in the full chamber. The legislation is expected...
September 30, 2015 - 11:35pm
Senators seek more Democrats to repeal U.S. oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers who want to ditch the 40-year-old U.S. ban on exporting oil will likely enjoy a victory on Thursday in the Senate banking committee -- but they are struggling to garner enough Democratic support to pass the bill in the full chamber. The legislation is expected...
September 30, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 5, 2015
Report lists possible effects of lifting oil export ban
North Dakota’s members of Congress reacted favorably to a new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that lifting a decades-old crude oil export ban wouldn’t cause a rise in domestic gasoline prices if American oil enters the international market....
September 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
September 2, 2015
Presidential hopeful Rubio wants to lift 'outdated' oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would lift the ban on exporting crude oil soon after taking office if he is elected,...
September 2, 2015 - 2:02pm
August 9, 2015
Heitkamp said lifting U.S. oil export ban would buffer Iran
FARGO -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is widely viewed as one of about a dozen Democrats in the Senate whose votes could determine the fate of...
August 9, 2015 - 10:21pm
July 30, 2015
U.S. Senate energy panel votes to lift oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Thursday narrowly passed a bill to lift a 40-year-old ban on the export of crude oil, but the measure faces an uphill battle in getting passed by the full Senate. The bill to allow the U.S. to export oil and boost state revenue-sharing...
July 30, 2015 - 4:52pm
July 25, 2015
Orr: The 70s called, they want their oil export ban back
CHICAGO - Not long ago, during a presidential campaign debate with Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama suggested Romney had, at one point, stated Russia was the number one geopolitical threat to the United States. The president then quipped — with his usual glibness —“The 1980s...
July 25, 2015 - 12:35am
July 11, 2015
Our View: Crops and panhandling both up in area
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good Roughrider Days goes well: The 45th edition of Dickinson’s Roughrider Days festival went very well with a variety of events scattered...
July 11, 2015 - 12:06am
July 8, 2015
Oil industry experts discuss lifting oil export ban before House committee
WASHINGTON -- Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm responded to a question during a U.S. House Committee on Agriculture hearing Wednesday morning about how quickly the oil industry would pick up if the long-standing federal oil export ban were to be lifted tomorrow. “We exported...
July 8, 2015 - 6:49pm
May 19, 2015
Heitkamp, Murkowski introduce second bill to lift oil export ban
WASHINGTON — Senators Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, introduced legislation Monday to complement a bill they introduced last week to help lift the 1970s-era ban on exporting American crude oil. The new bill aims to end the ban while clarifying some key pieces...
May 19, 2015 - 10:51pm
August 27, 2014
S&P: Lifting U.S. oil export ban will lift sector credit scores
WASHINGTON — Producers, pipeline and storage operators, and oilfield service companies will get a credit ratings boost if the United States lifts its ban on most crude oil exports, the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday. Ratings for oil refiners, who have enjoyed...
August 27, 2014 - 4:29pm