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June 10, 2016
A multi-well oil drilling pad will be built 1,000 feet to the upper right of this perspective, looking down at the Van Hook Resort boat ramp. The Dickinson Bureau of Land Management field office is taking public comment on the project through July 5. (LAUREN DONOVAN/Bismarck Tribune)
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms speaks on May 25, at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck. (Renae Mitchell Photography)
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
April 25, 2016
Shut-in oil well near New Town struck by lightning
April 25, 2016 - 3:29pm
January 4, 2016
Natural gas flares are seen at an oil pump site outside of Williston, North Dakota March 11, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
U.S. oil 'strippers' maneuver to keep pumping amid crude slump
January 4, 2016 - 11:24am
December 28, 2015
Shakeup in oil well ownership means big demand for inspections
December 28, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 24, 2015
Abandoned wells and cleanup issues beginning to surface
December 24, 2015 - 12:02am
October 22, 2015
Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms, from left, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring hold a North Dakota Industrial Commission meeting in Watford City on Thursday.(Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service)
State adds flexibility on flaring, completing oil wells
October 22, 2015 - 4:50pm
July 23, 2015
Kemp: ND oil well completions slow sharply
July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 2, 2015
A large, bright flaring flame of natural gas creates reflections off the sides of a line of oil storage tanks in the night sky south of Watford City, N.D. in January in western North Dakota. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune)
Five companies face restrictions after flaring too much gas
April 2, 2015 - 8:21pm
January 27, 2015
Reuters Photo 
Pumpjacks taken out of production temporarily stand idle at a Hess Corp. site while new wells are fracked on Nov. 12 near Williston. Falling oil prices has caused some well shut-in.
US oil well shut-ins start as crude rout batters small producers
January 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2014
Company rescinds application for well near TRNP
April 23, 2014 - 6:07pm
February 20, 2014
Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout
February 20, 2014 - 10:23am
December 1, 2010
Energy Commission sets oil well standards
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am