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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
June 17, 2016
Landowners sue oil company over spills
ANTLER, N.D. – A Bottineau county couple who can no longer farm some of their land because of repeated saltwater spills filed a lawsuit this...
June 17, 2016 - 3:11pm
June 16, 2016
Salt water spills in Renville County
MOHALL -- A valve leaked caused a spill of about 210 barrels, or 8,8210 gallons, of saltwater to leak Tuesday from an oil site in Renville County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Thursday. The leak occurred at a site operated by Zargon Oil about 7 miles south of Mohall...
June 16, 2016 - 1:41pm
May 9, 2016
Spill reported north of Parshall
PARSHALL – An equipment failure caused 259 barrels, or 10,878 gallons, of saltwater to release from a site about 7 miles north of Parshall on Saturday, the Oil and Gas Division said Monday. EOG Resources reported the spill at a central tank battery site in Mountrail County. The...
May 9, 2016 - 2:52pm
March 7, 2016
Eroded berm allows 2,700 barrels of saltwater to spill into pasture
WILLISTON – A reported spill of more than 2,700 barrels of saltwater northeast of Williston over the weekend reinforces the need for oil well pads to have adequate containment berms, one state agency said Monday. Zavanna staff discovered the spill of 2,733 barrels, or 114,786 gallons,...
March 7, 2016 - 4:49pm
March 1, 2016
Emulsion spill leaks into Billings County stock pond
BISMARCK -- A pipeline leak in Billings County released about 40 barrels of brine and 8 barrels of oil at a site operated by White Rock Oil and Gas about 18 miles northwest of Belfield, according to a statement by the North Dakota Department of Health. An undetermined amount of this...
March 1, 2016 - 10:06am
February 24, 2016
Department of Health responds to brine spill in Dunn County
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a spill involving 6,258 gallons of brine released from a pipeline in Dunn County. The department was notified Tuesday that 149 barrels of brine -- a byproduct of oil and gas production -- was released from a pipeline...
February 24, 2016 - 9:48am
December 7, 2015
Pipeline leak causes source water spill in Bowman County
BISMARCK -- A well site owned by Denbury Onshore in Bowman County about 6 miles south of Marmarth in Bowman County spilled about 213 barrels of sourced water, of which 33 barrels weren’t contained within the site. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been notified of...
December 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
November 30, 2015
Pump leak causes saltwater spill near Watford City
WATFORD CITY – A pump leak caused an estimated 420 barrels, or 17,640 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a disposal well, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said Monday. The spill, which was contained to the well site and recovered, occurred at a location owned by True...
November 30, 2015 - 5:54pm
October 16, 2015
External damage suspected in McKenzie County pipeline leak
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The company that operates a saltwater pipeline that leaked last week in McKenzie County is investigating what may have damaged the pipeline. The pipeline owned by Hillstone Environmental Partners LLC leaked an estimated 800 barrels, or 33,600 gallons, of...
October 16, 2015 - 12:44pm
June 22, 2015
Health department responds to two brine spills
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Health responded Monday to two brine spills from oil sites in northwest North Dakota that affected nearby wetlands. A pipeline leak spilled an estimated 39 barrels, 1,638 gallons, of brine about 9 miles north of McGregor in Divide County,...
June 22, 2015 - 3:59pm
March 30, 2015
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
CROSBY, N.D. – The Public Service Commission pressed a pipeline company for details Monday about how it would detect spills in a proposed crude...
March 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
December 10, 2014
400 barrels of oil spilled at well site 1 mile north of Williston
WILLISTON -- A 400-barrel oil spill at a well site near Williston has been contained and recovered, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported a failed valve at the M. Macklin 15-22 1H about 1 mile north of the city, causing the oil to...
December 10, 2014 - 12:27pm
November 26, 2014
N.D. hires consultant to study ways to improve response to crude oil incidents
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services has hired a consultant to study and recommend ways to improve the state’s preparedness...
November 26, 2014 - 5:25pm
July 30, 2014
Oil, saltwater spills in Mountrail County
ROSS -- An oil and saltwater spill in Mountrail County has been contained, a media release from the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said. Statoil Oil & Gas L.P. reported Tuesday that 427 barrels of oil and 142 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at...
July 30, 2014 - 10:53am
July 21, 2014
Goehring: Soundbite versus smart regulation
Often what sounds good is often anything but easy. Such is the case of Ryan Taylor’s recent column. His folksy, ah-shucks language may sound appealing and his solutions easy, but the realities of regulating our state’s two largest industries are seldom so simple. Take for example,...
July 21, 2014 - 11:18pm