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Letter: Fueling up in ND with Donald Trump
The annual petroleum industry conference in Bismarck has probably never attracted so much attention, and there's no question the excitement is all for one speaker, Donald Trump. Voters are eager to hear the details of his energy platform.
May 24, 2016 - 3:03pm
May 17, 2016
Letter: Bakken remains vital to economy
As news and political commentary focuses on the state of our economy, here are a few facts that people should know about the state's oil and gas industry. First, the size of the industry remains massive. The Bakken produces more than ten percent of all American-produced oil. Over...
May 17, 2016 - 9:47am
May 14, 2016
Railroads see lower volumes; BNSF furloughs hundreds in North Dakota, union says
The news this week that BNSF Railway had parked about 45 locomotives in its Fargo trainyard provided another sign of continued slowdown in the...
May 14, 2016 - 7:38pm
May 13, 2016
Trump taps ND Rep. Cramer to be energy adviser
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump on Friday pushed back against renewed calls that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee release his income...
May 13, 2016 - 3:58pm
May 10, 2016
Power restored after outage hits 1,300 Xcel Energy customers in north Fargo
FARGO -- A power outage struck about 1,332 Xcel Energy customers in northwest Fargo about 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning, May 10. Within moments,...
May 10, 2016 - 9:35am
May 5, 2016
Power restored to thousands of Xcel customers in Fargo
FARGO -- Power was restored to thousands of Xcel Energy customers in Fargo after an outage Thursday afternoon, May 5, as the temperature hit...
May 5, 2016 - 4:42pm
After five outages in two weeks, Xcel assures state of efforts to improve Fargo reliability
BISMARCK – Xcel Energy assured North Dakota regulators Thursday that it’s taking steps to improve reliability for Fargo customers after five...
May 5, 2016 - 2:54pm
May 3, 2016
Port: So we shouldn’t build refinery because someone had their ashes spread nearby?
Sheila Schafer, for those of you who are unaware, was a long-time booster for Medora-area tourism (and stepmother to former Governor Ed Schafer)....
May 3, 2016 - 2:15pm
May 2, 2016
Despite thousands of vacancies and Home Depot closing, optimism still alive in ND Oil Patch
WILLISTON, N.D.—Though thousands of hotel rooms and apartments sit empty and a major big-box store is about to close, those who work there...
May 2, 2016 - 1:05pm
April 28, 2016
Widespread contamination of North Dakota's soil and water caused by fracking spills, Duke study finds
Wastewater spills from North Dakota oil production have caused widespread water and soil contamination, researchers from Duke University say...
April 28, 2016 - 8:59am
April 27, 2016
Hurdles remain for enhanced ND oil recovery as lawmakers mull incentives
BISMARCK – North Dakota's prolific Bakken shale formation is a good candidate for injecting carbon dioxide to boost oil recovery, but major economic and technological hurdles remain and large-scale implementation is probably a decade away, a consultant told lawmakers studying possible...
April 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
April 22, 2016
Oil baron Harold Hamm endorses Trump
HOUSTON - Harold Hamm, chief executive of shale oil producer Continental Resources Inc and Mitt Romney's 2012 energy adviser, endorsed U.S. presidential...
April 22, 2016 - 3:49pm
April 15, 2016
ND's oil decline smaller than expected in February
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production had a smaller decline than expected in February as more companies put fracking crews to work...
April 15, 2016 - 10:42am
April 13, 2016
ND oil regulators visit spill site amid hearing on tougher regulations
WILLISTON, N.D. – Oil and gas regulators visiting Williston on Wednesday did more than listen to public comments about proposed pipeline r...
April 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
April 12, 2016
ND state museum closed green energy exhibit after oil, coal industries complained
BISMARCK—It's hard not to notice the influence of the oil and coal industries at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. Inside the...
April 12, 2016 - 10:45am