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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
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Local golfers Myran, Geiss to compete at national tournaments
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February 21, 2017
Whiting Petroleum nearly doubles its capital spending budget
Whiting Petroleum Corp., North Dakota's largest oil producer, nearly doubled its 2017 budget for capital spending as crude prices stabilize following...
February 21, 2017 - 4:14pm
July 27, 2016
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Whiting Petroleum Corp., North Dakota's largest oil producer, posted a worse-than-expected quarterly loss on Wednesday as production fell and crude prices dropped. The weak results reflect the broad uncertainty affecting the oil industry as depressed prices erode profitability. Whiting...
July 27, 2016 - 5:21pm
May 26, 2016
Unfinished wells remain the wild card for ND
BISMARCK – While greeting oil industry leaders Wednesday, North Dakota’s governor passed along a request from his budget director: “Right...
May 26, 2016 - 5:29pm
March 10, 2016
Whiting Petroleum sees more than $1 billion in credit line cuts
DENVER -- Whiting Petroleum Corp. expects its credit line to be cut by more than $1 billion in an early May loan review, CEO Jim Volker said on Thursday, the latest industry fallout from low oil prices crimping margins and fueling massive spending cuts. The semi-annual review of...
March 10, 2016 - 2:40pm
February 24, 2016
Whiting Petroleum posts nearly $100 million quarterly loss
Whiting Petroleum Corp, North Dakota's largest oil producer, slashed its 2016 budget by 80 percent on Wednesday, saying it will suspend all fracking operations and reduce output to wait for higher crude prices . Shares jumped 7.7 percent to $4 per share in after-hours trading as investors...
February 24, 2016 - 5:11pm
July 30, 2015
Oil companies slash spending, jobs as prices slide for second time
HOUSTON -- The stark reality of a much-feared second dip in crude prices is prompting global oil majors and nimble U.S. shale companies alike to ax spending once again a year after the first price crash started. Just days into the second-quarter earnings season, Chevron and Royal...
July 30, 2015 - 5:26pm
April 21, 2015
Whiting Petroleum works to mitigate fire losses
RURAL KEENE, N.D. — Thousands of acres of scorched earth northwest of Keene are evidence of how quickly an oil well flare fire can damage ranch...
April 21, 2015 - 7:40pm
April 15, 2015
Gas flare suspected as cause of McKenzie County fire
KEENE, N.D. – Local officials point to a natural gas flare as the likely cause of a grass fire that scorched about 3,000 acres in McKenzie...
April 15, 2015 - 8:23pm
March 27, 2015
Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
WILLISTON, N.D. - The tech geeks are coming to the oil industry's rescue. With the price of crude plumbing lows not seen since 2009, Royal...
March 27, 2015 - 7:49pm
March 23, 2015
Whiting Petroleum to offer 35M shares to reduce debt
WILLISTON, N.D. - Whiting Petroleum Corp , the largest North Dakota oil producer, said on Monday it would sell 35 million shares of common stock to help pare debt from its December buyout of rival Kodiak Oil & Gas. The offering, as well as a $1.75 billion debt issuance, may...
March 23, 2015 - 7:03pm
March 26, 2014
Lawsuit filed in drilling rig death
The father of a man killed in a drilling rig incident last year in McKenzie County last year has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the rig and the well site. Randall Winter of Kalispell, Mont., filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Montana on Monday against Pioneer...
March 26, 2014 - 3:46pm
March 25, 2014
Up in flames: Officials investigating oil rig fire near Watford City
WATFORD CITY – Inspectors are investigating a drilling rig fire that occurred near here Tuesday afternoon that resulted in one worker’s injury,...
March 25, 2014 - 11:11pm