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Rail agency alerts tank car owners to potential defects
Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook
Morton County investigates reports of crop sprayer near protesters
Pipeline subject of Public Service Commission debate
West Fargo's Dauwen named ND Teacher of the Year
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Wildfire, Night Hawks prepare for a battle in the trenches
Trio of sophomores proving vital for Titans
Hopfauf carrying heavy load for Midgets football
Buxton powers Twins past Royals
Morlock's versatility to be tested as the Bison starting fullback
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
April 24, 2013
N.D. energy company cited for safety violations
STANLEY. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited First Choice Energy of Minot with nine serious safety violations following an inspection that was prompted by the death of a worker. Joshua Hoiland, 31, Minot, died March 14 at a work site south of Stanley after...
April 24, 2013 - 9:16pm
February 2, 2013
Man dies after drilling rig accident
WATFORD CITY -- The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating the death of an oil field worker who was injured while working on a rig north of Watford City. Preliminary information indicates that the 22-year-old man was crushed by a set of power tongs on Pioneer...
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
OSHA fines well service company after Dickinson man's death
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 workplace death of a Dickinson man at a well site near Killdeer. Terry Metcalf died the morning of Aug. 6 after falling approximately 50 feet from a drilling rig basket....
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Big Sky Well Service cited, fined for August oil field death near Killdeer
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 workplace death of a Dickinson man at a well site near Killdeer, and Big Sky Well Service has been fined. Terry Metcalf died the morning of Aug. 6 after falling about...
January 18, 2013 - 12:35pm
January 2, 2013
Fire from explosion still burning after 5 days near Wibaux, Mont,
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A tanker fire is still burning five days after it destroyed an eastern Montana oil recycling plant. Wibaux Fire Chief Brian Nelson said Wednesday he is not sure what is inside the tanker truck to keep it burning since Saturday's explosion. Nelson says firefighters...
January 2, 2013 - 4:20pm
November 16, 2012
Nabors blocks OSHA investigation at downed rig
Although officials at Nabors Industries are saying nobody was injured during an accident Tuesday at rig B-15 north of Belfield, Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials want to make sure and were in the process of obtaining a warrant to do just that Thursday. As of...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Man crushed while unloading rafters in Williston
WILLISTON - A construction worker who died here Tuesday was crushed by roof rafters that let loose as workers unloaded them from a trailer, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration confirmed today. The worker who was killed cut a metal band holding the rafters together...
August 31, 2012 - 9:50am
August 29, 2012
OSHA investigating worker death in Williston area
The Bismarck Area Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a work-related fatality in the Williston area, Eric Brooks, assistant director for the Bismarck Area office said this morning. A limited report came in today regarding the construction-related fatality,...
August 29, 2012 - 11:39am
August 20, 2012
Crews clean at oil well blowout site near Williston
WILLISTON -- Cleanup crews baled contaminated vegetation, scraped away affected soil and power washed equipment Monday after an oil well blowout...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Dickinson man dies in fall from rig
A Dickinson man died Monday following a fall at an oil field site outside of Killdeer in Dunn County, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Cyclone cited: OSHA finds oil driller violated various safety standards
A higher-up of an out-of-state oil company with a dark past maintains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration did not issue the group an official citation for endangering area workers last year, but OSHA representatives say otherwise. OSHA cited Gillette, Wyo.-based Cyclone...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Compression facility rupture unreported in Dunn County
DUNN COUNTY -- Twisted metal and large chunks of debris from an explosion littered the site and area surrounding a Hiland Partners compressor...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Investigation on by OSHA in ND oil field death
PARSHALL -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a man found dead early Thursday morning that was reported by Key Energy Services. Few details were available Thursday because the OSHA investigators remained on site, said Eric Brooks, assistant director...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2012
OSHA: No jurisdiction in Dickinson trench cave-in
After nearly eight weeks of reviewing a fatal trench collapse on a construction site in northwest Dickinson, Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials said they do not have jurisdiction to proceed with the case. "OSHA covers the employee-employer relationship," said...
February 10, 2012 - 12:00am
January 9, 2012
Update: Man dies at oil site in Dunn County over weekend; cause of death unknown
A man in his early 20s died at a Dunn County oil well-site over the weekend but the cause of death is unclear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bismarck Office confirmed Monday, but had few other details. "We were informed there was a fatality that occurred in Dunn...
January 9, 2012 - 2:05pm