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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
February 17, 2016
Oil production down 2.5 percent in December
BISMARCK – North Dakota oil production saw its first significant decline from the slowdown in December, dropping about 2.5 percent to 1.15 million barrels per day. Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said although there have been slight drops in oil production recently...
February 17, 2016 - 6:03pm
August 12, 2015
Montana says North Dakota owes $300,000 in checkoff funds for pulse crops
BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana officials say the North Dakota pulse crop industry is holding onto $300,000 collected from Montana farmers that should be returned to the state. Montana agriculture officials say the money, collected by North Dakota elevators, was supposed to promote Montana’s...
August 12, 2015 - 11:26pm
June 5, 2014
Survey: Americans mostly positive about modern ag: Consumer concern on food grown using biotechnology increasing
FARGO — American consumers are mostly confident in the safety of the U.S. food supply and have a positive view of modern agriculture, a recent survey shows. They are also not overly concerned about foods grown using biotechnology, but that concern is growing. The International...
June 5, 2014 - 11:33pm
January 8, 2014
Hamm fires back after call to slow oil development
WILLISTON – Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm fired back this week to comments made by the chairman of North Dakota’s Republican party calling for the oil industry to take a “moderated approach” to development. Hamm, whose company was a pioneer in the use of horizontal...
January 8, 2014 - 6:22pm
December 5, 2013
Snow and cold temps slow ND oil production
Even booming Bakken oil production can’t stand up to North Dakota’s crippling winters. By hindering transportation to wells and slowing...
December 5, 2013 - 10:09pm
November 15, 2013
US Williston Basin tops 1 million barrels of oil per day in September
WILLISTON — The entire U.S. Williston Basin produced more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in September, driven by another record month of North Dakota oil production. North Dakota produced 931,940 barrels per day, a 2 percent increase over August, according to preliminary...
November 15, 2013 - 10:41pm
Total Bakken output projected to top 1M barrels in December
WILLISTON, N.D. – Bakken oil production in North Dakota and Montana is projected to top 1 million barrels of oil per day in December, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The Bakken region now accounts for a little more than 10 percent of total U.S. oil production,...
November 15, 2013 - 12:01pm
November 13, 2013
Oil output outstrips imports in major milestone
NEW YORK - U.S. crude oil production in October exceeded imports for the first time in nearly two decades, starting a trend that is likely to continue for the foreseeable future as the country benefits from one of the biggest oil booms in history. The Energy Information Administration...
November 13, 2013 - 4:50pm
November 12, 2013
U.S. to surpass Saudi Arabia as top oil producer by 2016
LONDON - The United States will stride past Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's top oil producer by 2016, the West's energy agency said, bringing Washington closer to energy self-sufficiency and reducing the need for OPEC supply. But by 2020, the oilfields of Texas and...
November 12, 2013 - 9:33am
October 15, 2013
N.D. oil production tops 900,000 barrels per day
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil and gas production hit two milestones in August, exceeding daily production of 900,000 barrels of oil and 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas for the first time. Oil production rose 4 percent in August to 911,242 barrels per day, according to preliminary...
October 15, 2013 - 10:17am
August 16, 2013
Helms says new federal rules could slow oil drilling on reservation
BISMARCK -- Proposed federal rules on hydraulic fracturing would slow oil activity on the Fort Berthold Reservation and other lands in North Dakota, the state's top oil and gas regulator said Thursday. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, said during his monthly...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Dickinson senator expects emergency services funding bill to pass
A bill up for debate in the North Dakota Legislature could offer more funding to emergency services in areas most impacted by the state's oil production. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-District 37, of Dickinson, who was one of the senators who introduced House Bill 1358,...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Weather causes 4.2 percent drop in January oil production
BISMARCK -- A winter storm and subzero temperatures contributed to a 4.2 percent drop in North Dakota's oil production in January, the Department of Mineral Resources said Friday. The state produced an average of 738,022 barrels per day in January, according to preliminary figures...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Bakken oil production receives a bump
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil production got "back on track" in December following a dip in November, and drilling activity is expected to ramp up again this spring, the Department of Mineral Resources said Friday. The state produced 768,853 barrels per day in December, a 4.6 percent...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
State oil production just getting started
BOWMAN -- Oil production in the state has only just begun, North Dakota State University ag law professor David Saxowsky warned farmers and ranchers Wednesday. "The rush the last several years was the oil companies getting permits and spacing their units," Saxowsky said during a...
February 14, 2013 - 12:00am