Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Artistry with food
Nursing students appeal to local legislators
North Dakota leaders think Trump will be good for state
Larger than expected ND Capitol Women's March calls for solidarity
Suspect in the killing of a Rolette County Deputy identified
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
Fossum’s career-high leads Dickinson High gymnastics in S.D.
Blue Hawks track and field impresses at BHSU meet
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
Thomas F. Murtha
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
December 1, 2016
Oil prices soar after OPEC deal
NEW YORK—Oil prices surged 4 percent on Thursday, Dec. 1, with Brent crude at its highest in about 16 months, extending gains after OPEC...
News/Nation and World
December 1, 2016 - 5:02pm
November 23, 2016
Iran, Iraq appear to hedge on lowering OPEC output
VIENNA/DUBAI—OPEC will debate an oil output cut of 4 percent to 4.5 percent for all of its members except Libya and Nigeria next week...
News/Nation and World
November 23, 2016 - 1:17pm
November 10, 2016
Oil slips as focus shifts from Trump to crude glut, OPEC
NEW YORK—Oil prices settled more than 1 percent lower on Thursday, Nov. 10, as markets recovered from shock over U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's victory and focused on oversupply concerns, as well as whether OPEC will decide later this month to cut production. Most markets...
News/Nation and World
November 10, 2016 - 4:14pm
October 7, 2016
Fighting OPEC only for the 'brave'
NEW YORK—OPEC is back in the business of influencing oil prices as Saudi Arabia works with Russia and Iran to limit output, and only "a...
October 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
October 6, 2016
Oil hits four-month highs
NEW YORK—Oil rose more than 1 percent to four-month highs on Thursday, spurred by another informal OPEC meeting on output cuts and plunging...
October 6, 2016 - 5:11pm
October 1, 2016
Relief arrives for U.S. shale firms as OPEC folds in price battle
HOUSTON—It was a moment U.S. shale oil producers have been waiting on for more than two years: OPEC nations finally agreed to cut production...
October 1, 2016 - 5:40pm
July 28, 2016
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
HOUSTON—Improved fracking techniques have helped cut Pioneer Natural Resources Co.'s production costs in the Permian Basin to about $2...
July 28, 2016 - 4:06pm
June 1, 2016
Oil down, declines cut by report OPEC mulling output cap
NEW YORK -- Oil settled down on Wednesday on technical resistance at around the $50 a barrel mark, with the market retracing most earlier declines...
June 1, 2016 - 2:26pm
May 30, 2016
Oil prices edge higher in thin trade; OPEC eyed
Oil prices inched up toward $50 a barrel on Monday, although uncertainty ahead of an OPEC producer-group meeting later in the week was expected to cap gains.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna on Thursday, although most analysts did not expect any...
May 30, 2016 - 7:05pm
May 25, 2016
Trump advisers push him to target OPEC, regulations in big energy speech
WILLISTON -- Two energy advisers to Donald Trump want him to call out members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries for driving...
May 25, 2016 - 2:01pm
March 9, 2016
U.S. crude hits three-month high on gasoline drawdown, OPEC speculation
NEW YORK -- Oil prices rose as much as 5 percent on Wednesday, with U.S. crude hitting three-month highs after a big gasoline inventory drawdown amid improving demand overshadowed growing record high crude stockpiles. Speculation that top producers might agree soon to an output freeze...
March 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
February 29, 2016
U.S. shale's message for OPEC: Above $40, we are coming back
NEW YORK -- For leading U.S. shale oil producers, $40 is the new $70. Less than a year ago major shale firms were saying they needed oil above $60 a barrel to produce more; now some say they will settle for far less in deciding whether to crank up output after the worst oil price...
February 29, 2016 - 1:03pm
February 22, 2016
Veterans of 1980s oil glut say this price slump, too, will last
When Sheikh Ali Khalifa al-Sabah of Kuwait thinks about today's plunging oil prices, his mind drifts back to the mid-1980s, when he was forced to sell some of his country's crude for as little as $5 a barrel. As Kuwait's oil minister at the time, Sheikh Ali had to sell a cargo or...
February 22, 2016 - 12:18pm
February 16, 2016
Saudis and Russia agree oil output freeze, Iran still an obstacle
DOHA (Reuters) - Top oil exporters Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to freeze output levels but said the deal was contingent on other...
February 16, 2016 - 4:19pm
February 12, 2016
Traders rush to scoop up options as oil prices continue to fluctuate
Money managers raised their bullish bets on U.S. crude oil in the week to Feb. 9, data showed on Friday, amid increased volatility as the market grappled with uncertainty over possible OPEC output cuts and worries about a growing U.S. glut. The speculator group raised its combined...
February 12, 2016 - 4:00pm