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Uneasy about U.S. election, rich investors eye selling stocks for cash
New business for Dickinson's baby boom
Press Pass: Clinton accepts Democratic nomination, Benefit ride planned for Dickinson woman injured in motorcycle accident, Police Blotter
Public Input Meeting to be held Tuesday to discuss proposed improvements to N.D. Highway 8 near Richardton
Construction begins Monday on Highway 22 north of Dickinson
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Con (Buz) Short
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 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
March 26, 2015
Continued growth: U.S. Census: Dickinson, Williston fastest-growing micropolitan areas in the country
FARGO — Once again, Williston and Dickinson are the fastest growing micropolitan areas in the country, and other cities in North Dakota are...
March 26, 2015 - 1:10pm