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Press Pass, Wednesday, August 23
Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
good bad and ugly
Terry "Dick" Bullinger
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
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
October 12, 2015
Oil slides after big gains last week
NEW YORK -- Oil prices tumbled on Monday, settling 5 percent lower as traders took profits after last week's surge to an 11-week high, and on a report that OPEC continued to boost crude production despite a persistent glut. Both Brent and U.S. crude futures posted the biggest...
October 12, 2015 - 4:50pm
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