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July 23, 2014
U.S. proposes new rules for moving crude oil by rail
GRAND FORKS – The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills and explosions, including one near Casselton. These new regulations could include the phasing out of old tanker cars over a two-year...
July 23, 2014 - 8:47pm
July 17, 2014
Record high deposit of $112 million made to ND Legacy Fund
BISMARCK – Thanks in large part to record oil production, a record high deposit of $112 million will be made into North Dakota’s Legacy Fund this month, pushing the rainy day fund’s balance past $2.2 billion, State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt said Thursday. North Dakota voters...
July 17, 2014 - 5:15pm
July 15, 2014
Dozens of trains haul volatile Bakken oil to New York weekly
As many as 44 trains loaded with volatile Bakken crude oil are being sent through the state of New York each week, according to confidential disclosures made by railroads to state emergency responders, and released to Reuters through a Freedom of Information Law request. The disclosures...
July 15, 2014 - 8:01pm
Texas judge upholds $3 million fracking verdict
A Texas judge upheld a $3 million jury verdict by ruling in favor of a family who claimed that oil and gas drilling near their land made them sick, in a landmark case hailed as a victory by anti-fracking activists. Last week's ruling, confirmed by lawyers on Tuesday, is the latest...
July 15, 2014 - 4:50pm
US refining industry says it hasn't agreed to plan for oil train safety
WASHINGTON - The U.S. refining industry has not agreed to a deal reached by oil producers and railroads on improving the safety of oil tank cars, it said on Tuesday, suggesting a key piece of anticipated reforms remains unsettled. On Monday, several industry sources said the American...
July 15, 2014 - 4:47pm
July 14, 2014
Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders' hands
NEW YORK - A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders...
July 14, 2014 - 6:27pm
July 9, 2014
Analysis: Shale boom confounds forecasts as US set to pass Russia, Saudi Arabia
NEW YORK – Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree. When that happens and by how much, though, has produced disparate estimates that depend on uncertain factors...
July 9, 2014 - 10:07pm
Klobuchar, Iowa senator press for probe of report that oil companies blocked ethanol
WASHINGTON - Two U.S. farm-state senators on Wednesday urged federal regulators to investigate allegations raised by a biofuel trade group that the oil industry uses "strong arm tactics" to prevent widespread use of higher blends of ethanol in gasoline. A report from the Renewable...
July 9, 2014 - 7:44pm
Officials say drugs 'burgeoning threat' in the Bakken
WILLISTON, N.D. – Drug trafficking in the Bakken is highlighted in the National Drug Control Strategy released Wednesday by the White House drug czar. The 102-page document includes several mentions of North Dakota and Montana, including about a page dedicated to the need for...
July 9, 2014 - 7:36pm
Disposal tanks near oilfield site still smoldering day after lightning started fire
ALEXANDER, N.D. – Randy Roth was in the Wild Bison Travel Center when he heard the explosion that rocked the building. “I looked out and saw flames – 200 feet (high) maybe,” he said, recounting the scene after lightning struck the Helling Saltwater Disposal site three...
July 9, 2014 - 12:45pm
July 8, 2014
Pipeline leak on Fort Berthold Reservation creates oil sheen on Missouri River
MANDAREE, N.D. - Authorities are responding to a pipeline leak near the Missouri River in northwest North Dakota. An oil sheen has appeared on the Missouri River, said Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie County. He said the leaking pipeline was being used to carry...
July 8, 2014 - 9:26pm
July 4, 2014
Work in western North Dakota forces couples to manage long separations
Big and bold on the chalkboard in the Duncombes’ family kitchen is a countdown. It’s in the heart of the home, a place where family members will pass by it countless times a day. It simply reads: “Days until Dad comes home: 16.” It will be 16 days – more than two full...
July 4, 2014 - 11:20pm
July 2, 2014
ND regulators approve use of production curtailments to curb flaring
BISMARCK - Oil companies producing more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas every day in North Dakota could face oil production restrictions if they fail to meet gas capture goals adopted by state regulators Tuesday as part of a multipronged effort to curb the flaring of natural...
July 2, 2014 - 12:20pm
June 30, 2014
'Micro refineries' a solution to oil-train woes, energy firm says
WASHINGTON - A handful of small refineries in North Dakota could remove dangerous gas from oil train cargoes and make shipments from the state's productive Bakken shale area safer on the tracks, according to a company which has pitched the idea to regulators. The proposal from...
June 30, 2014 - 11:10am
June 28, 2014
ND to roll out new plan to curb outsized rate of wells burning off natural gas
FARGO - North Dakota is the No. 2 oil-producing state in the U.S., but it’s the king of flaring natural gas. If all of the gas produced in North Dakota in a single day were harnessed – almost 30 percent is lost to flaring – it would provide a week’s worth to power the needs...
June 28, 2014 - 11:06pm