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Oil country funding restored
Pressure from oil country has led the Senate to change the bill that sends money to western North Dakota for oil impacts. They made drastic cuts to the bill a couple weeks ago, removing 400 million dollars. But today a large chunk of that money is restored.
Monday, April, 22, 2013 - KX News - News

Lawmakers call for action regarding oil spills
Some legislators say Minnesota needs to beef up its ability to respond to oil spills. Lawmakers say recent accidents point out the risks to Minnesotans of the boom in crude oil shipments by trains from North Dakota.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Regulator OKs oil pipeline to Pacific Coast
TORONTO (AP) - A panel reviewing a proposed pipeline to the Pacific Coast that would allow Canada's oil to be shipped to Asia is recommending the Canadian government approve the project.
Thursday, December, 19, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Brine, oil spill reported northwest of Medora
About 650 barrels of saltwater and 20 barrels of oil spilled from a well site 15 miles northwest of Medora in Billings County, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Monday.
Tuesday, December, 10, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Surge in oil prices provides incentive in Bakken
The elevated price of oil due to the crisis in Syria is creating extra urgency to develop the Bakken, says a certified trading adviser.
Friday, September, 06, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Cleanup of oil train derailment almost complete in Casselton
A state health official says cleanup of an oil train derailment on the outskirts of Casselton "is all but complete."
Wednesday, March, 19, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Marathon Oil is first to bring Bakken-style horizontal drilling to formation
Marathon Oil has become the first company to try modern horizontal drilling in the Tyler Formation of southwest North Dakota.
Saturday, September, 28, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Reaction over emergency order to test crude oil
Reaction continues around the country over an emergency order that's mandating tests of crude oil before being shipped by rail. Train derailments and explosions, like the one in December at Casselton, have federal regulators mandating the tests.
Thursday, February, 27, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Booming oil towns prepare for inevitable bust
The surge in oil drilling has drawn money and men like a magnet to run-down communities that haven't seen a boom since the 1980s.
Wednesday, October, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News

ND oil tax trust fund tops $1 billion
North Dakota's oil tax fund has topped $1 billion in assets. The Legacy Fund gets 30 percent of the state's oil tax collections. None of the money can be spent until 2017, and even then it takes a two-thirds vote of the Legislature to dip into it.
Tuesday, April, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Keystone pipeline will not affect Canada oil sands growth
WASHINGTON - The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is unlikely to increase the pace of Canadian oil sands development, a U.S. State Department study said on Friday, raising pressure on President Barack Obama to approve a project environmentalists see as a major climate change problem.
Friday, January, 31, 2014 - Reuters - News

Hundreds gather in Grand Forks for the Bakken's Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation conference
Business, technology and research in North Dakota's Bakken oil patch. Hundreds of people are in Grand Forks to talk about how rapidly the oil industry has grown.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - WDAZ - News

North Dakota oil production tops 940K barrels per day
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's top oil regulator says the state surpassed 941,000 barrels per day in production in October.
Saturday, December, 14, 2013 - - News

More than 40 changes being made to the North Dakota Oil and Gas administrative code
More than 40 changes have been made to the North Dakota Oil and Gas administrative code. Most of these changes will effect above-ground oil production. Some of the them include new rules for treatment plants and more detailed spill reports.
Thursday, March, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Flooded well spills oil into floodwaters near confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri rivers
TRENTON, N.D. – Oil from one well has spilled into floodwaters near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, where the rising waters threaten a total of 38 oil wells.
Saturday, March, 15, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Accounting firm brings expertise into the Oil Patch
The oil boom has brought new financial questions for individuals benefiting from the boom and new challenges for businesses that are rapidly expanding. Businesses that have seen significant growth may have the bank call and tell them to remove $5 million from their checking accounts today, said Eide Bailly business advisor Jim Ramstad.
Thursday, January, 02, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Enbridge oil pipeline in ND and MN restarted after leaks
Enbridge Inc. has resumed shipping crude oil through a pipeline between western North Dakota and northern Minnesota after two shutdowns within a week due to leaks.
Wednesday, May, 08, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Devils Lake in talks with American Energy Holdings to build oil refinery
Talks are progressing slowly between the city of Devils Lake and an oil company looking to build an oil refinery in the city.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Snow, cold temps slow oil production
Even booming Bakken oil production can’t stand up to North Dakota’s crippling winters. By hindering transportation to wells and slowing the hydraulic fracturing process, severe winter weather slows production.
Friday, December, 06, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

North Dakota's oil patch looks to the eastern part for help this flood season
People in North Dakota's oil patch are looking to the eastern part of the state for help this flood season. Oil companies have expressed interest in the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems to monitor flooding.
Wednesday, March, 19, 2014 - WDAZ - News

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