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Donald Trump, Jr. speaks at the North Dakota Petroleum Council annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, At Delta Hotels by Marriott, Fargo.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
At Fargo appearance, Trump Jr. urges oil industry to vote for his dad's supporters
3 hours 58 min ago
September 24, 2018
An oil well pumps at sunrise in western North Dakota's Bakken Formation. Forum News Service file photo.
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
September 24, 2018 - 7:23pm
A drilling rig operates in April at a Slawson Exploration well pad near Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Drilling is now complete with hydraulic fracturing expected to begin in October. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Oil company proposes new wells near Lake Sakakawea
September 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
A Marathon Petroleum drilling rig is shown on Sept. 27, 2013 in northeastern Slope County in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Stockholders approve Andeavor, Marathon merger
September 24, 2018 - 5:08pm
September 14, 2018
Justin Kringstad, far left, director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority, talks during a power point presentation on current and possible future oil production in the Three Forks and Bakken oil formations and other oil related production in western part of the state during a North Dakota Industrial Commission meeting held at the state Capitol on Friday, Sept. 14, in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
September 14, 2018 - 6:42pm
September 12, 2018
Proposed natural gas pipeline would cross Missouri River
September 12, 2018 - 5:59pm
A truck travels in the Oil Patch in Dunn County, N.D., this spring. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil industry takes pride in US hitting oil production milestone
September 12, 2018 - 5:46pm
August 25, 2018
Ned Kruger, left, and Levi Moxness, of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Geological Survey, collect sand samples from state land in Billings County. Courtesy of the North Dakota Geological Survey
Geologists study ND sand for use in fracking
August 25, 2018 - 5:46pm
August 22, 2018
A drilling rig operates in April at a Slawson Exploration well pad near Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Drilling is now complete with hydraulic fracturing expected to begin in October. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
August 22, 2018 - 6:09pm
August 16, 2018
Forum News Service file photo
ND oil production drops as operators 'tap the brakes'
August 16, 2018 - 9:16pm
August 9, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in New York on March 27, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
July 28, 2018
An earth mover sits on the site of the Davis Refinery southwest of Belfield on July 19. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Group launches concerns over truck traffic for proposed North Dakota refinery
July 28, 2018 - 9:16am
July 20, 2018
A judge’s order dated July 6 dismisses the complaint from Target Logistics that was originally filed in April 2016. Williston Herald file photo
Second of 3 companies drops lawsuit over Williston’s crew camp ban
July 20, 2018 - 9:47am
July 17, 2018
Terry O'Clair, left, Dave Glatt and James Semerad, of the North Dakota  Department of Health, listen to testimony for an air permit to construct during a public hearing at Dickinson State University in January on the proposed Davis Refinery west of Belfield. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
July 17, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 16, 2018
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
July 16, 2018 - 8:58pm
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