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April 3, 2018
A ruptured pipeline caused when a hillside slumped spilled 12,600 barrels of oil into a creek in Billings County near Belfield, N.D., in December 2016. Special to The Forum / North Dakota Department of Health
80 percent of ND oil spills wouldn't have been reported under new law
April 3, 2018 - 9:58pm
April 8, 2015
Nabors hit with $97K fine over oilfield death
April 8, 2015 - 6:19pm
June 13, 2013
A truck travels down a McKenzie County rural road in July 2012 kicking up plenty of dust in its wake.
Oil field waste may bite the dust
June 13, 2013 - 12:00am
June 9, 2013
Time for twisters: Early tornado season brings safety warnings
June 9, 2013 - 12:00am
June 6, 2013
David Hiney of Williston poses for a photo with Miss North Dakota finalists Cally Musland of Jamestown, left, and Laura Harmon of Grand Forks on Wednesday at Wildcat Pizza in Williston.
Miss North Dakota contestants stand out in the Oil Patch
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 23, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
Benjamin Manley, who heads up the Dickinson office of Northern Industrial Training, sits at the desk in his office in North Park Plaza on Thursday.
NIT finds a home: Alaska training company sets up shop in Dickinson
April 23, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Big Sky Well Service cited, fined for August oil field death near Killdeer
January 18, 2013 - 12:35pm
November 13, 2012
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
Quality Electric Distribution, shown here Monday evening, began construction a year ago and opened in May. This will be the company's first winter in North Dakota.
QED electrifies Dickinson
November 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2012
Photo by Amy Dalrymple/Forum Communications
North Dakota native John O'Connor, shown Aug. 17 near Grassy Butte, returned to his home state this year to work in the oil fields. When he's not working at a salt water disposal well, O'Connor rides his mules in the Badlands.
ND native in Grassy Butte area to fulfill bucket list
September 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Graphic designer Mark Hopkins of Bend, Ore., travels around the country each summer selling car decals and other items. He's doing good business parked along the highway just outside of Williston. "I could probably sit here all year," Hopkins said.
FOTB: 'Decal Guy' business strong
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 13, 2012
Justin Day, 20, of Salem, Ore., lived in his VW van in Williston, N.D., while looking for work in the Oil Patch. He recently began working in the oilfield near button
FOTB: Persistence pays off in the oil fields
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 12, 2012
Richard Loughnan is one of the many oil workers who sought the Valentine's Day gifting experience of Riddle's Manager Millie Wagner Wednesday.
With love from the oil field: Men seek help finding the perfect gift to send home
February 12, 2012 - 12:00am