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Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Run, Lincoln, Run!: Fun Run raises money, promotes wellness
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Trial delayed for suspect in slaying of pregnant Fargo woman
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
crime and courts
nation and world
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Dangerous E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
His 300th win: Dobitz celebrates milestone as DHS splits contests with Mandan
Midgets hit two grand slams in sweep over Bismarck High
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
Minn. United's Allianz Field will hold big-time matches, commissioner says
Rule 5 pick Tyler Kinley understands why Twins had to designate him
MITZEL: Innovation and development of new ideas move DSU forward
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
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Randy L. Fortin
Emma J. Jaeger
Sharon Patricia (O'Hearn) Hamann
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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November 30, 2017
Faster, better oil wells bringing more life to Bakken, oil companies tell legislative panel
MINOT, N.D.—There's a lot of oil wells still to be drilled in the Bakken, according to the director of Hess operations in North Dakota....
November 30, 2017 - 8:50pm
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
BISMARCK – While greeting oil industry leaders Wednesday, North Dakota’s governor passed along a request from his budget director: “Right...
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
April 25, 2016
Shut-in oil well near New Town struck by lightning
NEW TOWN -- A shut-in oil well site a few miles east of New Town was also struck by lightning early Monday morning. An unknown amount of oil released and burned, according to an Oil and Gas Division official, though most was contained to the well site.
April 25, 2016 - 3:29pm
January 4, 2016
U.S. oil 'strippers' maneuver to keep pumping amid crude slump
HOUSTON - U.S. "stripper well" operators, the nation's smallest oil producers seen as most likely to succumb to the crude price slump, are hanging...
January 4, 2016 - 11:24am
December 28, 2015
Shakeup in oil well ownership means big demand for inspections
BISMARCK – The number of North Dakota oil wells transferring to new owners has grown to more than 1,000, with state regulators getting more requests daily. It’s taxing for Department of Mineral Resources staff who have to physically inspect each well and verify documentation from...
December 28, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 24, 2015
Abandoned wells and cleanup issues beginning to surface
BISMARCK — Financial constraints on the oil industry have contributed to more problems with abandoned wells not being properly restored, state regulators say. The North Dakota Industrial Commission has active complaints against four separate companies for issues related to reclamation....
December 24, 2015 - 12:02am
October 22, 2015
State adds flexibility on flaring, completing oil wells
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota Industrial Commission adopted new policies Thursday to reward oil companies that exceed their gas capture...
October 22, 2015 - 4:50pm
July 23, 2015
Kemp: ND oil well completions slow sharply
LONDON -- No new well completion reports have been filed in North Dakota since July 10, the longest gap this year, according to daily activity...
July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 2, 2015
Five companies face restrictions after flaring too much gas
BISMARCK - The State Oil and Gas Division has taken action against five oil companies that are flaring more gas than is allowed under the state’s...
April 2, 2015 - 8:21pm
January 27, 2015
US oil well shut-ins start as crude rout batters small producers
HOUSTON — Collapsing crude prices are confronting scores of smaller U.S. oil producers with the grim choice of either shutting older high-cost...
January 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2014
Company rescinds application for well near TRNP
BISMARCK — An oilfield company has removed its application to drill a well near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Wichita, Kan.-based Horizon Oilfield Services withdrew the application for an injection well as part of its “continuing effort to be responsible to North Dakota...
April 23, 2014 - 6:07pm
February 20, 2014
Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout
WATFORD CITY – Whiting Oil and Gas will submit an assessment and monitoring plan after an oil well blowout sprayed some brush and trees last week, the North Dakota Department of Health said. The total amount spilled on the ground from the Feb. 13 incident is estimated to be...
February 20, 2014 - 10:23am
December 1, 2010
Energy Commission sets oil well standards
Dickinson Energy Committee members are setting standards for gas and oil wells in and near the city, they decided at a meeting at City Hall Tuesday. They...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am