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energy and mining

March 20, 2019
North Dakota on track to receive grant for abandoned coal mine cleanup
9 hours 54 min ago
March 18, 2019
Tank leak causes brine, oil spill in Divide County, ND
March 18, 2019 - 4:17pm
March 15, 2019
An oil jack extracts crude from the Bakken oil field in western North Dakota. Forum News Service
North Dakota oil numbers hold steady, natural gas breaks record in January
March 15, 2019 - 8:15pm
March 13, 2019
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Xcel issues tips to stay safe, report an outage
March 13, 2019 - 1:44pm
Brine spill recovered at Fort Berthold well
March 13, 2019 - 8:01am
March 12, 2019
This photo from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration shows the TransCanada Corp. Keystone Pipeline, which ruptured at Amherst, S.D., Nov. 16, 2017. The picture identifies the ruptured pipe section, after it was cut at the point of rupture and extracted for transportation to the NTSB Materials Laboratory in Washington.
Keystone Pipeline leak in South Dakota dropped estimated 130,500 gallons, report says
March 12, 2019 - 5:14pm
March 11, 2019
The coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station near Center, N.D. Coal ash, considered a non-hazardous waste, contains pollutants including heavy metals. Rules require proper disposal in landfills lined with clay and plastic to prevent seepage into groundwater and drinking water sources. Photo courtesy of the North Dakota Department of Health
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
March 11, 2019 - 10:46am
March 9, 2019
Wind turbines dot the landscape around Courtenay, N.D. Extreme cold in late January caused the turbines there and elsewhere to temporarily shut down. Forum News Service file photo
Extreme cold shuts down North Dakota wind farms, energizing debate on their reliability
March 9, 2019 - 3:05pm
March 5, 2019
A large audience listens to presenters talking about the oil and gas industries during Energy Day at the state Capitol in Bismarck on Tuesday. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Study: North Dakota's oil industry sees increase in long-term jobs
March 5, 2019 - 6:24pm
March 2, 2019
Attorney Dennis Johnson, of Watford City, uses a sponge to illustrate his testimony in opposition to a bill that relates to the use of pore space, the cavity or void in an underground formation, which belongs to the surface owner. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Western North Dakota landowners call property rights bill 'offensive'
March 2, 2019 - 5:35pm
February 27, 2019
The intake structure and embankment of the Garrison Dam sits on Lake Sakakawea, near Riverdale. Jessica Holdman / Bismarck Tribune
Judge finds law defining mineral ownership under Lake Sakakawea constitutional
February 27, 2019 - 4:44pm
February 21, 2019
Minnesota company plans gold exploration in Black Hills
February 21, 2019 - 4:13pm
Leak causes brine spill at northwest North Dakota well site
February 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
February 19, 2019
Montana-Dakota Utilities plans to retire both coal-fired units at the Heskett Station north of Mandan around the end of 2021. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Montana-Dakota Utilities to retire coal-fired units
February 19, 2019 - 6:53pm
February 15, 2019
Pumping units are pictured near Williston, N.D., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. North Dakota oil production hit a new record in December 2018. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
North Dakota oil production hits new record
February 15, 2019 - 5:09pm