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Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Horse possibly shot to death near Bismarck
Human remains identified as missing Bismarck resident
crime and courts
nation and world
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
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
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Braves scratch out 2-0 win over Twins
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
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
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
October 6, 2015
Oil executive says U.S. oil output on brink of ‘dramatic’ decline
LONDON -- Oil executives warned on Tuesday of a "dramatic" decline in U.S. production that could pave the way for a future spike in prices if fuel demand increases. Delegates at the Oil and Money conference in London, an annual gathering of senior industry officials, said...
October 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
August 3, 2015
Kemp: Non-OPEC, non-shale producers caught in crossfire
LONDON -- The biggest losers from the current price war between OPEC and the shale producers seem set to be producers outside the Middle East and North America caught in the crossfire. Expensive production from the North Sea, Canada’s oil sands, offshore megaprojects, weaker African...
August 3, 2015 - 6:21pm
June 19, 2015
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 6, 2015
North Dakota refuses to flinch as OPEC keeps output high
WILLISTON -- Oil executives in North Dakota, a center of the U.S. shale revolution, say OPEC made a questionable bet when it decided on Friday to stick with a policy that aims to push higher cost American producers out of the market by keeping output high. Here, in the top U.S....
June 6, 2015 - 5:00am
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
December 25, 2014
Top 10 stories of 2014: No. 5 is North Dakota officials concerned with dropping crude prices
The Dickinson Press’ Top 10 Stories of 2014 series continues. Check each paper through Dec. 31 to see which stories made the cut. When the Bakken oilfield reached the historic milestone of producing more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in June, the feeling was that nothing...
December 25, 2014 - 7:51pm
December 16, 2014
Kemp: Oil prices are now unsustainably low
LONDON -- Oil prices have now fallen to an unsustainable low level. Futures contracts for Brent and WTI have fallen below $60 and $55 per barrel respectively but many crude producers are receiving much lower prices. Plains Marketing, for example, is now offering just $39.44 per...
December 16, 2014 - 3:45pm
December 1, 2014
October oil shale permits drop: is the slowdown here?
NEW YORK -- U.S. oil producers have been racing full-speed ahead to drill new shale wells in recent years, even in the face of lower oil prices. But new data suggests that the much-anticipated slowdown in shale country may have finally arrived. Permits for new wells dropped 15...
December 1, 2014 - 3:52pm
November 6, 2014
Going out on a limb, North Dakota oil titan scraps hedges
WILLISTON -- Harold Hamm, chief executive of Continental Resources, stunned a bearish crude market by scrapping all of the North Dakota energy producer's oil hedges, betting that prices will recover soon after sinking 25 percent in recent months. With the move, Hamm, who last...
November 6, 2014 - 5:01pm
February 24, 2014
Brock: Exporting American oil makes too much sense
The new energy debate is whether or not the United States should allow the export of American crude oil. The export of American oil, except to Canada, has been restricted since the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil boycott of the 1970s. Back then, Saudi...
February 24, 2014 - 4:07pm
October 10, 2013
OPEC trims demand for its oil, pumps above 2014 requirement
* Leaves 2014 world oil demand growth forecast unchanged * Trims expected fourth quarter, 2014 demand for OPEC crude * OPEC still pumps more than 2014 forecast demand * IEA report due on Friday (Adds quote, details, context from paragraph 2) LONDON -- OPEC further lowered the...
October 10, 2013 - 10:40am
March 16, 2013
Is oil securing America?
Is drilling for North Dakota oil in the Bakken strengthening America's national security position? The consensus seems to be that it does, but for how long is an entirely different question with a set of answers that don't seem to be as clear. So says a report released this week...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 17, 2011
ND likely outproducing OPEC member Ecuador
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota likely is producing more oil than OPEC member Ecuador. In September, oil production in the state averaged 464,129 barrels a day, just short of Ecuador's 485,000, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. October's numbers aren't in yet, but...
November 17, 2011 - 12:00am