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August 17, 2015
Crude oil prices near their lowest in 6.5 years
NEW YORK - Oil prices fell on Monday with U.S. crude near 6-1/2-year lows after No. 3 consumer Japan suffered an economic contraction in...
August 17, 2015 - 2:58pm
November 26, 2014
N.D. hires consultant to study ways for improving response to crude oil incidents
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Emergency Service has hired a consultant to study and recommend ways to improve the state’s preparedness and ability to respond to train derailments, spills and other incidents involving crude oil. Washington, D.C.-based Witt...
November 26, 2014 - 11:28am
August 18, 2014
$150 million convention center eyed for North Dakota oil patch
WILLISTON - A subsidiary of real estate developer The Prime Group Inc said on Monday it plans to build a $150 million convention center in Williston, North Dakota, aiming to supply a world-class meeting space for the fast-growing oil boom community. The 16-story complex, which...
August 18, 2014 - 3:29pm
July 26, 2014
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
There’s one thing that’s for sure about small towns — everybody knows your business. So when a local business gets a less-than...
July 26, 2014 - 10:51am
May 13, 2014
N.D. oil production up, but not 1 million barrels yet
May 13, 2014 - 10:37am
May 8, 2014
The North Dakota Oil Boom - Part 1
The Bakken oil fields have changed life across North Dakota, and beyond. The state is enjoying an economic surge, with both people and businesses flocking to the region. But rapid growth can be a bumpy ride. Adam Ladwig takes a deeper look at the oil boom, the good and the bad. We...
May 8, 2014 - 8:54pm
Dalrymple calls for hold-even agency budgets with option for increases
BISMARCK -- As North Dakota sits on billions of dollars in oil tax revenues, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state agencies Wednesday to develop...
May 8, 2014 - 4:23am
May 7, 2014
Feds tell oil shippers to inform states when transporting crude
U.S. companies moving crude oil via rail must tell state officials when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the U.S.
May 7, 2014 - 2:31pm
May 1, 2014
Montana man dies on well site, apparently from hydrogen sulfide
WILLISTON -- A 20-year-old man died this week at a well site 5 miles south of Williston. Zachary Buckles of Glasgow, Mont., was found unresponsive at the site and died sometime between late Sunday night and about 5 a.m. Monday, said Eric Brooks, area director for the Occupational...
May 1, 2014 - 4:49am
April 30, 2014
Petraeus visits N.D.'s 'energy revolution'
WILLISTON -- Retired four-star general and former CIA Director David Petraeus toured the Oil Patch on Tuesday and met with local officials at a private event in Williston. Petraeus, hosted by North Dakota State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt, also was expected to attend an event in Bismarck...
April 30, 2014 - 4:47am
April 27, 2014
Oil company to disclose all fracking chemicals
April 27, 2014 - 8:27am
April 24, 2014
Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure
NEW TOWN, ND -- In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount...
April 24, 2014 - 4:54am
Canada moves to phase out old rail cars, which could mean more for US
OTTAWA -- Canada will require that the use of older rail cars for carrying crude oil be phased out within three years, even though the United States has yet to make such a rule change. The unilateral move is a response to recommendations that followed an investigation into a fiery...
April 24, 2014 - 4:43am
April 16, 2014
Pipeline leaks saltwater in Badlands south of Medora
MEDORA, ND -- Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said. Continental Resources personnel discovered the pipeline leak Friday...
April 16, 2014 - 4:44am
April 6, 2014
Oil refineries gaining steam in ND, but won't replace shipping
Williston, ND - While the United States hasn't seen a new refinery in more than 30 years, North Dakota has five refineries proposed that range...
April 6, 2014 - 10:37am