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BNSF's N.D. track violations top 700 over last 8 years
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Federal inspectors have issued more than 700 violations to BNSF in the last eight years for defects on its tracks in North Dakota, according to a letter from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Wednesday, February, 19, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Obama orders new, higher fuel standards for U.S. trucks
UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland - President Barack Obama on Tuesday directed federal agencies to develop higher fuel standards for medium-sized and heavy trucks, another step in his efforts to slash oil consumption and carbon emissions blamed for global warming.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Reuters - News

Turtle Mountain officials will present casino proposal in Grand Forks and on their reservation
Representatives of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa will be back in Grand Forks Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a casino here with the City Council.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Rent in ND city of Williston exceeds NY, LA
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - A national study from an apartment renting guide shows that the North Dakota oil patch city of Williston has the highest average rent in the country.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - WDAY - News

N.D. oil production drops 5.5 percent in December
WILLISTON, N.D. – Extreme winter weather in December prompted North Dakota oil production to decline 5.5 percent to 923,227 barrels per day, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the Department of Mineral Resources.
Saturday, February, 15, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Enbridge pipeline joins Keystone XL in wait for U.S. permit
CALGARY, Alberta - A second Canadian pipeline project to the United States is now facing delays as operator Enbridge Inc awaits a U.S. presidential permit, a development that may strain prices for Alberta oil sands crude and relations between the two countries.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - INFORUM - News

Well in N.D. loses control, spewing 200 barrels of oil a day
A Whiting Petroleum Corp well in North Dakota lost control on Thursday evening and was leaking 200 barrels a day, the state's regulator said on Friday.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Clean-up will continue until summer for oil train derailment near Casselton
A state health official says cleanup will continue until summer for the oil train the derailment near Casselton.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - 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

Pipeline spill strategies and well site safety topics of 3-day Bakken Innovation Conference
North Dakota oil industry has been on display this week in Grand Forks. Organizers say more than 700 people attended the Bakken Innovation Conference and Expo which ended Wednesday.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Sen. Hoeven met with rail leaders to resolve shipping delays
Senator Hoeven met with rail leaders Tuesday to help resolve shipping delays this winter. Leaders from American Crystal Sugar and Amtrak expressed concern that they aren't able to transport sugar or passengers like they used to.
Wednesday, February, 12, 2014 - WDAZ - News

BNSF engineer in training honored on U.S. State floor
An engineer in training with BNSF Railway has been praised on the U.S. Senate floor for his actions following that oil train derailment outside Casselton.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - WDAZ - News

U.S. House approves 'clean' debt limit after Republicans drop demands
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing authority on Tuesday after Republicans caved into President Barack Obama's demands to allow a debt limit increase without any conditions.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - Reuters - News

Explosion lights up sky near Tioga, N.D.; no injuries reported
TIOGA, N.D. - An explosion south of Tioga at a natural gas facility lit up the sky Monday evening but no injuries were reported.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - Forum News Service - 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

UND to screen film on N.D. oil boom
A documentary about how the oil boom is impacting the residents of western North Dakota will kick off UND’s Global Visions Film Series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl on campus, the university said.
Monday, February, 10, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Amtrak service between Grand Forks and Minot to stay derailed til end of February
Amtrak service between Grand Forks and Minot isn't expected to return to normal until at least the end of February. That according to Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari.
Monday, February, 10, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Enbridge Energy holds meeting to discuss proposed Sandpiper Pipeline
Safety concerns and questions are brewing about a proposed pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin. Enbridge Energy held a meeting at the Alerus Center Thursday to discuss building the $2.6 billion Sandpiper Pipeline.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Oil Patch leaders to Legislature: Show us the money
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties are near a breaking point as financial needs related to energy development in the organization’s region continue to pile up.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - The Dickinson Press - News

North Dakota losing nearly $1 million in natural gas tax revenue
North Dakota Tax Department records show that the state is losing nearly $1 million monthly in natural gas tax revenue because about a third of it is being burned as a byproduct of oil production.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - WDAZ - News

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