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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 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
February 28, 2019
North Dakota, MHA Nation sign new oil tax compact
February 28, 2019 - 6:36pm
February 20, 2019
Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier, one of the sponsors of House Bill 1066, or "Operation Prairie Dog," speaks during a floor debate on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at the state Capitol in Bismarck in favor of the infrastructure funding bill to fund projects for cities, counties, townships and airports using oil tax revenue. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
'Operation Prairie Dog,' an oil tax revenue distributing bill, sails through North Dakota House
February 20, 2019 - 5:17pm
February 14, 2019
Judge rules against state of North Dakota in gas royalty dispute
February 14, 2019 - 5:31pm
January 30, 2019
About 230 miles worth of green metal pipe, stored by TransCanada for its stalled Keystone XL pipeline, gathers snow, dust and tumbleweeds in a laydown yard where it's been stored near Gascoyne since 2011. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
TransCanada seeks water permits for Keystone XL construction in South Dakota
January 30, 2019 - 4:32pm
January 21, 2019
Sen. Merrill Piepkorn, D-Fargo, and Rep. Pamela Anderson, D-Fargo, have proposed to increase North Dakota's oil extraction tax from 5 percent to 6.5 percent. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Fargo lawmakers seek to restore North Dakota oil extraction tax to 6.5 percent
January 21, 2019 - 6:23pm
January 17, 2019
An oil well pump in a sunflower field on July 26, 2015, west of Dickinson just off Interstate 94 as a storm brews off to the east. 2015 Forum News Service photo
Compromise proposed for sharing state, tribal oil tax revenue
January 17, 2019 - 7:12pm
January 9, 2019
Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, arrives at the Musee d'Orsay for a dinner during World War I commemoration ceremonies in Paris on Nov. 10, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Marlene Awaad
Pipeline conflict tests how Trudeau will balance energy, environment, indigenous rights
January 9, 2019 - 8:42am
January 2, 2019
An oil train slowly moves through Fargo and Moorhead as seen Monday, May 9, 2016.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Oil jumps as US equities regain ground, Saudi exports decline
January 2, 2019 - 1:01pm
December 28, 2018
A fire from a train derailment burns uncontrollably as seen in this aerial photograph Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. Forum file photo
'We would have been history': 5 years later, Casselton train blast still echoes with lessons learned, regulatory changes
December 28, 2018 - 7:26pm
December 27, 2018
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 25, 2018
Natural gas is flared at a well site north of Killdeer along North Dakota Highway 22 on Dec. 12. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota natural gas flaring hits record high; improvement expected in 2019
December 25, 2018 - 5:41pm