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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
January 12, 2013
Oil production dips for first time in 19 months
WILLISTON -- Winter weather contributed to a 2 percent decline in North Dakota's oil production in November, the first drop in 19 months, the...
January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Oil production down 2 percent for November
WILLISTON - North Dakota's oil production declined about 2 percent in November, as operators were affected by winter weather and implemented cost-cutting measures at the end of their 2012 budgets, the state Department of Mineral Resources said today. North Dakota produced 733,078...
January 11, 2013 - 3:26pm
December 7, 2012
Study: 9 out of 10 approve of ND oil production
FARGO -- The oil boom in western North Dakota caused chaos for many rural communities, but in just the past year considerable progress has been made in areas such as housing and road improvements. That's according to a group of petroleum industry officials who met Thursday with members...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
US oil production at highest level since 1998
WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil production has helped lift U.S. monthly oil production to the highest level since 1998. The Energy Information Administration said Tuesday that U.S. crude oil production averaged nearly 6.5 million barrels per day in September, the highest volume in...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
IEA: US oil leader by 2017
Information released this week in London by the International Energy Agency said the United States is on track to become the world's largest oil producer by 2017. The IEA also stated the U.S. will likely become a net oil exporter by 2030, a prediction that would have seemed far-fetched...
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
ND sets new oil production record, passes 2011 figure
WILLISTON -- North Dakota's oil production surpassed 2011 totals in September, setting a new record. The Department of Mineral Resources reports that the state's oil production totaled nearly 174 million barrels at the end of September, compared with the total of 152.9 million barrels...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Another ND oil record set in August: State pumps more than 701K barrels per day
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota's oil production set another record in August, averaging 701,134 barrels a day, according to the state Department of Mineral Resources on Wednesday. That's 57 percent more than a year ago and five times more than five years ago. More than 11 percent of...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Natural gas production could quadruple
WILLISTON -- Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading...
July 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Added workforce pumps up oil production; Stark, Williams counties see increase
WILLISTON -- A boost in the workforce helped Williams County add 66 producing oil wells in May, increasing daily production by more than 21,000 barrels that month, the latest figures show. The significant jump -- a 23 percent increase in oil production over April -- was due to additional...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
ND oil output continues rise, 639K barrels in May
BISMARCK (AP) -- Even though oil prices have been falling, North Dakota's oil production continues to rise. The state Department of Mineral Resources reports on Tuesday that North Dakota oil producers pumped an average of 639,000 barrels of oil each day in May. That adds up to...
July 11, 2012 - 3:34pm
June 16, 2012
Challenge accepted: Alaska gov. jokes about oil production competition at Vancouver, British Columbia,
Alaska's governor said North Dakota shouldn't get used to being No. 2 in oil production, but North Dakota officials said Friday The Last Frontier...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
A growing industry: Southwest North Dakota producers believe no shortage in food supply
Earth gained another mouth to feed when the world's 7 billionth person was born in October. The International Food Policy Research Institute...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
Belfield mineral rights owners air grievances for non-producing oil wells
Mineral rights owners for land about two miles northeast of Belfield are upset at an oil company sitting on potentially drillable oil. They demanded at a meeting held Wednesday at the North Dakota Geological Survey in Bismarck that the state Industrial Commission take action. The...
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
ND 3rd biggest crude-producing state
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota has overtaken California as the third-largest oil-producing state in the nation. Production totals released Thursday by both states show North Dakota pumped 16.9 million barrels of oil in January, compared with California's 15.8 million barrels.
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 11, 2012
Oil output nearing Alaska's: ND closer to becoming second-largest producer
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota has hit a singular mark on its rapid ascent toward being the second-largest crude oil-producing state behind Texas. State regulators announced Tuesday that daily crude oil production reached 510,000 barrels a day in November, the latest official statistics...
January 11, 2012 - 12:00am