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Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
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Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
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Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
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Public hearings set on ND oil, gas rule changes
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division has scheduled four public hearings to get input on proposed changes to state oil and gas rules. The rule changes include new regulations for gathering pipelines, requirements for dikes around well sites and new...
March 7, 2016 - 3:37pm
January 9, 2016
Complex, controversial drilling operation to be reviewed
BISMARCK – A company developing a controversial drilling mega-unit in Dunn County that initially had a January target for completion will give an update on the progress Wednesday during a hearing in Bismarck. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday...
January 9, 2016 - 4:02pm
August 14, 2015
One-sixth of Bakken, Three Forks potential wells have been drilled
BISMARCK — Oil companies have drilled one-sixth of the potential Bakken and Three Forks wells in North Dakota, exceeding 10,000 wells in the shale formations for the first time in June. The state’s oil production rose slightly in June to more than 1.2 million barrels per day,...
August 14, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 25, 2015
Small oil trigger boosts completed wells
BISMARCK -- Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says he’s surprised by the strong number of wells that were completed in the past five months while a small oil tax trigger was in play. The trigger ends Tuesday, but in the meantime, oil companies fracked 586 wells and Rauschenberger...
June 25, 2015 - 4:51pm
March 13, 2014
Flooding affects oil wells near confluence of Yellowstone, Missouri rivers
WILLISTON – State officials are monitoring oil wells that are being affected by flooding near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, the North Dakota Department of Health said. The flooding is a result of ice jams downstream from the well sites. Water levels...
March 13, 2014 - 6:08pm
U.S. drilling boom leaves some homeowners in a big hole
When Gary Gless bought his sleek, modernist house in Los Angeles in 2002, he thought he had hit a “gold mine.” The world’s largest inner-city...
December 13, 2013 - 7:14pm
December 8, 2012
Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations
WILLISTON -- Jacki Schilke likes to say her black angus cattle live in harmony with the cats and dogs on her rural Williston ranch. But recently...
December 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 25, 2012
Killdeer residents warn ND Industrial Commission that 'somebody will die' if Hess Corp. advances with plans to drill near school bus route
BISMARCK -- Ross Jepson didn't say much during his testimony Wednesday morning at a North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Division hearing...
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2012
Oil leaders tout efficient tech: ND, SD legislators join dozens on tour of Bakken
TIOGA -- Drilling rigs that can walk and hydraulic fracturing techniques that recycle water were highlighted Wednesday during a legislative tour of the Oil Patch. As North Dakota's oil production matures, companies are becoming more efficient and using technologies that reduce the...
August 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Strong interest as Bakken tours begin
WILLISTON -- Sylvan Prothero built a vacation around touring North Dakota's oil fields. The Breckenridge, Minn., area farmer was among about...
July 29, 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
May 23, 2012
Belfield wells must produce by Nov. 1; Mineral rights owners complained Denver company was sitting on oil and money
A Denver oil company will have until November to bring three wells near Belfield back into production after mineral rights owners said the company was letting the oil and money sit in the ground, North Dakota Industrial Commission members decided Monday in Bismarck. "We will give...
May 23, 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
February 4, 2012
Crude preparation: SD looks at oil boom's pros, cons
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's oil boom brings with it tremendous wealth and enormous problems -- and both are coming to South Dakota,...
February 4, 2012 - 12:00am