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A drilling rig stands next to a flare at night in the oil fields surrounding Midland, Texas, on Nov. 7, 2017. Bloombeg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
January 18, 2018 - 10:35am
Members of the public gave testimony during the public hearing for the proposed Davis Refinery on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Dickinson State University. Sydney Mook / Forum News Service
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
January 18, 2018 - 8:45am
January 13, 2018
Buck Hill is the highest observation point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Consultants for Meridian Energy Group estimate that a water vapor plume from the Davis Refinery may be visible from this point for about 15 daylight hours per year. Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Concerns remain about refinery's impact to Theodore Roosevelt National Park views
January 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
Jeremy Eckroth, environmental manager at the Falkirk Mine in central North Dakota, stands in front of a massive dragline excavator at the mine in August 2017. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 5, 2018
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
January 5, 2018 - 8:05am
December 29, 2017
A billboard on Highway 2 just west of Grand Rapids sponsored by Honor the Earth is critical of Enbridge Line 3 project. Bob King / Forum News Service
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 27, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Davis Refinery won't seek more regulation despite concerns
December 27, 2017 - 5:45pm
December 22, 2017
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MN leads region in growth of alternative fuels
December 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 16, 2017
Wind turbines can be seen Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, southwest of Rolla, N.D.Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
December 16, 2017 - 9:05am
December 15, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
December 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
December 8, 2017
The Cliffs Natural Resources mine in Hibbing, Minn. Cliffs Natural Resources mines taconite and produces iron ore pellets. Amanda Hansmeyer /  Forum News Service
Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the increase
December 8, 2017 - 10:48am
December 1, 2017
A five acre piece of farmland north of Golden Valley, N.D., owned by John and Leona Flemmer, listen to Lonnie Jacobson, middle, is the site for the North Dakota Carbon Storage Assurance and Facility Enterprise carbon capture research project site in coal country. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
November 21, 2017
Comments on controversial oil pipeline due Wednesday; decision expected in spring
November 21, 2017 - 5:40pm