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March 7, 2016
Public hearings set on ND oil, gas rule changes
March 7, 2016 - 3:37pm
January 9, 2016
Complex, controversial drilling operation to be reviewed
January 9, 2016 - 4:02pm
August 14, 2015
One-sixth of Bakken, Three Forks potential wells have been drilled
August 14, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 25, 2015
Small oil trigger boosts completed wells
June 25, 2015 - 4:51pm
March 13, 2014
Flooding affects oil wells near confluence of Yellowstone, Missouri rivers
March 13, 2014 - 6:08pm
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Homeowner Gary Gless sits on a hill in his neighborhood overlooking drilling wells in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 11.
U.S. drilling boom leaves some homeowners in a big hole
December 13, 2013 - 7:14pm
December 8, 2012
Rancher Jacki Schilke, pictured here Wednesday near Williston, worries the declining health of her animals may be related to oil development that surrounds her land.
Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations
December 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 25, 2012
Dunn County landowner Loren Jepson, right, consults with his attorney, Tom Gehrz, during an Industrial Commission hearing Wednesday in Bismarck.
Killdeer residents warn ND Industrial Commission that 'somebody will die' if Hess Corp. advances with plans to drill near school bus route
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2012
Oil leaders tout efficient tech: ND, SD legislators join dozens on tour of Bakken
August 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Tami Fohr Walsh of Florida, left, and Lynn Iaquinta of Oregon take pictures during the Bakken Field Tour Saturday near New Town.
Strong interest as Bakken tours begin
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Natural gas is flared from an oil well near Williston on April 24.
Natural gas production could quadruple
July 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Added workforce pumps up oil production; Stark, Williams counties see increase
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
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
ND 3rd biggest crude-producing state
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2012
Hundreds of people concerned with the impact of North Dakota's oil boom gathered for a town hall meeting in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Thursday. The meeting included a panel of experts to discuss how the town will prepare to absorb truck traffic and housing for new residents commuting to work in the oil fields. Below, Scott Besler of Reva, S.D., left, and his wife, Lori Besler, are among hundreds of people concerned with the impact.
Crude preparation: SD looks at oil boom's pros, cons
February 4, 2012 - 12:00am