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Family, friends remember Ray student killed in car crash
Board takes stance on higher ed funding bill
Farmers Union poll: ND residents oppose corporate farming bill
With $1B cut from budget, lawmakers in ‘holding pattern’ until next revenue forecast
BCBS of ND execs’ incentive pay nixed
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Decision on plastic plant location may be delayed
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Brent approaches $61: ND rig count continues to fall
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Jacobs: Good advice from the governor about higher ed
Letter: Burial sites no longer sacred
Letter: Remove the ‘gag amendment’ from trafficking bill
Shaw: No longer can Giuliani be admired
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Anton "Mokey" Dinius
Sylvester Anton Schneider
Teresa Jean Odermann Weinand
Second-half strides: Hazen runs away in final 16 minutes en route to win over Richardton-Taylor
Sadowsky scores 37, Night Hawks beat Bucs
Dickinson State’s Klein, Farstveet earn honors
Powers: Guardado trades good life for unexpected job
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
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...
Energy / Bakken
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...
Energy / oil
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...
Energy / oil
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...
Energy / Bakken
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...
opinion / columns
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...
Energy / news / oil
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...
Bakken / Energy / north dakota / oil
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am