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September 16, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, is optimistic about the potential for produced natural gas to be stored in underground geologic formations. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved funding for the Energy & Environmental Research Center to study the issue. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND researchers to study underground storage of natural gas
September 16, 2018 - 6:36pm
Forum News Service file photo
ND oil production drops as operators 'tap the brakes'
August 16, 2018 - 9:16pm
May 29, 2018
A drilling rig is pictured near Lake Sakakawea near New Town, N.D., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. A lawsuit has been filed about who owns the minerals under the lake. Forum News Service file photo
Mineral rights court case won't affect Missouri River survey review
May 29, 2018 - 5:29pm
May 24, 2018
Ron Ness, left, moderates a panel of Bakken CEO's on the topic of What's Next for the Williston Basin. Seated are, from left, Thomas Nusz, Chairman and CEO of Oasis Petroleum; Erec Isaacson, vice president of Rockies Business Unit, ConocoPhillips; and Brad Holly, President and CEO of Whiting Petroleum. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Bakken executives project 'disciplined approach' as ND oil activity ramps up
May 24, 2018 - 6:44pm
May 19, 2018
Exhibitors fill the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibit hall for the opening day of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.  Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
May 19, 2018 - 8:57pm
May 15, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the NortH Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, said natural gas production hit a record in March even as oil production dropped about 1 percent. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
May 15, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 3, 2018
Illegal well plugged for violating Safe Drinking Water Act
April 3, 2018 - 5:29pm
March 5, 2018
State of N.D. argues lawsuit over mineral law should be dismissed
March 5, 2018 - 5:59pm
February 15, 2018
Winter weather causes slight drop in oil production
February 15, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 24, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources (right) speaks with Ward County Auditor Devra Smestad at the Elmer Jesme Conference of Counties meeting in Minot Monday. Jill Schramm / Minot Daily News
N.D. state oil and gas director says industry will need more transportation infrastructure
January 24, 2018 - 3:54pm
November 7, 2017
Lynn Helms testifying in support of a proposed legislation that'd empower states to manage the development of oil and gas on federal lands. (courtesy of ND Department of Mineral Resources)
"Better, not bigger": Proposed legislation would empower ND energy authority
November 7, 2017 - 6:41pm
November 3, 2017
Head of the North Dakota Department of Minerals Lynn Helms provided facts and figures on the state of ND's oil landscape to the Western Dakota Energy Association on Thursday. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Department of Minerals projects increase in oil price
November 3, 2017 - 11:24am
May 24, 2017
Director of Mineral Resoruces Lynn Helms testifies Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, to the Senate Appropriations Committee about the impact of proposed budget cuts to the oversight of oil and gas development. Forum News Service file photo
Oil and Gas Division defends deleted emails
May 24, 2017 - 2:58pm
May 22, 2017
Deleted emails contained ND oil spill data as attorney calls for audit
May 22, 2017 - 10:46am
May 12, 2017
A train carrying crude oil passes through Williston, N.D., on Friday, May 12, 2017. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
ND oil production held steady in March still above 1 million barrels a day
May 12, 2017 - 2:22pm
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