Weather Forecast



December 2, 2017
Robert "Bud" Griffin is still looking at the abandoned equipment from his home's dining room window. The well was closed due to environmental considerations (Tom Stromme, Bismarck Tribune)
Landowners frustrated by long wait for well site to be restored
December 2, 2017 - 6:59pm
January 5, 2017
The treater fire occurred north of Belfield and west of North Dakota Highway 85 on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
South Heart man dies in treater house fire
January 5, 2017 - 9:56pm
July 15, 2016
Other Views: ND open meetings law tested
July 15, 2016 - 5:40pm
June 20, 2016
File photo of an oil well. (Thinkstock Photos)
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
April 12, 2016
The Target Logistics facilities near Williston, N.D. accommodate more than 1,000 workers. Carrie Snyder / Forum News Service
Williston crew camp operators seek help from courts to remain open
April 12, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 6, 2016
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple 
Oilfield worker Dean Bahley, pictured Feb. 25, was laid off last year as a rig manager, but he returned to work to keep watch over two drilling rigs that are stored in a field west of Williston.
With drilling’s decline, worker happy for job watching idle rigs
March 6, 2016 - 9:49am
February 22, 2016
Neset talks geology in ND Reclamation Conference keynote speech
February 22, 2016 - 10:42pm
November 27, 2015
Local sheriff’s agencies weigh in on reported oilfield thefts in the Bakken
November 27, 2015 - 4:18pm
November 25, 2015
Reclamation work is being done by the state Department of Mineral Rosources on an abandoned disposal well near the Little Missouri River south of Medora. (Submitted Photo by North Dakota Department of Minerals Resources)
Reclamation for waste pit that was eroding into Little Missouri River near complete
November 25, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 18, 2015
Occidental's North Dakota deal mixed omen for pending oilfield deals
October 18, 2015 - 8:19pm
July 17, 2015
Lawsuit alleges Bismarck firm had role in Bakken housing Ponzi scheme
July 17, 2015 - 10:47am
Housing project to stay closed after scheme
July 17, 2015 - 12:05am
June 8, 2015
The Nuverra Environmental Solutions building is seen Monday north of Dickinson. The company has a plan to take Bakken oilfield drilling waste and turn it into material for roads. (Dustin Monke / The Dickinson Press)
Nuverra launches experiment to re-use oil drilling waste
June 8, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 14, 2015
Justin “J” Sadowsky is co-owner of Kuntz Sandblasting & Painting, along with partner and childhood friend Don Kuntz, 36, (not pictured). He’s standing near 400-barrel oil tanks at their South Heart headquarters. (Press Photo by Virginia Grantier)
Tanks a lot: Area’s oil tank needs helped turn Kuntz’s sandblasting duo into 12-employee company
March 14, 2015 - 9:50pm
February 7, 2015
Proposed bill would define emergency manager’s access to oilfield sites
February 7, 2015 - 9:49pm