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Outspoken Cramer says he's attentive to North Dakotans
Iron Eyes offers 'real world perspective'
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Giving babies eggs and nuts early may avert allergies
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Trinity: Building the future, embracing the past
Vikings beat the odds, sack Panthers big time
Twins lose 100th game; to get top draft pick
Baseball world mourns death of Miami Marlins star Fernandez
Wentz, Eagles remain unbeaten, shredding the Steelers
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dead at 87
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Murdock: 'Clueless' Clinton spent 6 years on Senate Armed Service Committee
good bad and ugly
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
July 14, 2015
EIA: Oil output from U.S. shale plays seen down for fourth month
Oil production from U.S. shale in August is expected to fall by the most since at least 2007, according to the U.S. agency tasked with tracking oil output, the latest sign a price rout will shrink the nation's crude output. Oil production from the largest U.S. shale plays will...
July 14, 2015 - 9:47am
July 10, 2015
North Dakota’s May oil production up, rig count still suffering
WILLISTON – Oil companies are drilling faster and focusing on core areas of the Bakken, leading to a surprise increase in North Dakota oil production in May, the state’s top regulator said Friday. The state produced 1.2 million barrels of oil per day in May, a 2.7 percent...
July 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
July 9, 2015
As oil teeters at $50, a few shale producers still drilling more
Reuters WILLISTON -- A handful of optimistic U.S. shale drillers are sticking with plans to deploy more rigs in the coming months even as oil prices take a sharp dive well below many producers' $60-a-barrel break-even point. On Wednesday, Pioneer Natural...
July 9, 2015 - 10:05am
July 8, 2015
Power outage in North Dakota's capital delays drilling rig data
WILLISTON—A power outage in North Dakota's capital on Wednesday brought down computer servers that provide data used to track myriad output statistics across the second-largest U.S. oil producing state. The outage means the state's daily drilling rig count - a closely...
July 8, 2015 - 10:36am
July 7, 2015
NDPC’s Cutting to speak at House committee hearing on lifting oil export ban
WASHINGTON -- The vice president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council will appear Wednesday before the U.S. House Committee of Agriculture and urge lawmakers to lift the ban on exporting crude oil. In her testimony, Kari Cutting also plans to speak about the economic impact oil...
July 7, 2015 - 3:13pm
June 26, 2015
Kemp: Fuel demand stabilizes in the U.S.
LONDON -- The initial consumption stimulus from lower oil prices may be fading, at least in the United States, according to the latest round of official data on traffic volumes and fuel sales. Traffic on California’s highway network was 2.6 percent higher in May than a year earlier,...
June 26, 2015 - 3:42pm
June 19, 2015
Fewer well completions behind dip in oil production
WILLISTON, N.D. – Oil well completions dropped sharply in April, contributing to the slight decrease in North Dakota’s monthly oil production. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, said in his monthly update on oil production released Friday that operators...
June 19, 2015 - 4:57pm
North Dakota governor sees OPEC ceding global swing status
BISMARCK - OPEC's decision this month to maintain existing oil output will fail to push rival producers out of the market because rising global crude demand should soon lift prices and boost drilling activity, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said. Since November, the Saudi Arabian-led...
June 19, 2015 - 3:18pm
June 12, 2015
North Dakota oil production down 1.8 percent in April
WILLISTON — North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the Department...
June 12, 2015 - 11:44pm
N.D. oil production down slightly in April
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the...
June 12, 2015 - 12:09pm
May 28, 2015
OPEC sees rivals boosting oil output despite weak prices
LONDON -- The North American oil boom is proving resilient despite low oil prices, producer group OPEC said in its biggest and most detailed report this year, suggesting the global oil glut could persist for another two years. A draft report of OPEC's long-term strategy,...
May 28, 2015 - 3:38pm
May 13, 2015
ND oil production up 1 percent in March
WILLISTON – Fracking crews were busy in North Dakota in March, bringing the month’s oil production up 1 percent to just under 1.2 million...
May 13, 2015 - 8:38pm
April 20, 2015
‘Ducks’ and oil: No need to fear US crude supply deluge
HOUSTON -- Conventional wisdom holds that come June a pending $5.3 billion tax break in the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state, combined with a modest uptick in oil prices, will unleash a tsunami of new shale crude supply so big that prices may slump again. Just one problem with that...
April 20, 2015 - 10:18am
April 14, 2015
North Dakota oil production drops in February
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production fell 1.2 percent in February, the first time since 2011 that the state has seen back-to-back...
April 14, 2015 - 8:03pm
April 13, 2015
EIA: U.S. shale oil output to fall in May, first drop in 4 years
NEW YORK - Oil production from the fastest-growing U.S. shale plays is set to fall some 45,000 barrels per day to 4.98 million bpd in May from...
April 13, 2015 - 4:32pm