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March 20, 2015
Dreams dashed: Price drop ends North Dakota's oil party for some workers
WILLISTON, N.D. - Like so many before them, Terra Green and Jeff Williamson came to North Dakota's oil country seeking a better life. They just came too late. Itinerant, unskilled workers could as recently as last spring show up in the No. 2 U.S. oil producing state...
business / economy
March 20, 2015 - 7:07am
March 19, 2015
U.S. State Department still reviewing Keystone pipeline
WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department is still reviewing TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline project, White House senior adviser Brian Deese told reporters on Thursday. Deese declined to give a timeline on when the process would be finished, but he said President Barack Obama...
March 19, 2015 - 1:19pm
March 18, 2015
Forecast drops N.D. oil tax revenue another $1 billion
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil tax revenues took another nearly $1 billion hit in an updated revenue forecast released Wednesday, but the picture for general fund revenues was nearly $131 million rosier than in January, leaving some lawmakers scratching their heads as they pointed...
news / legislature
March 18, 2015 - 12:45pm
March 17, 2015
Report: Rail industry must answer for oil train accidents
WASHINGTON - The rail industry is chiefly responsible for preventing oil train accidents and U.S. regulators must do more to keep trains on the tracks, a leading voice for the energy industry said on Monday. "Any effort to enhance rail safety must begin with addressing track integrity...
March 17, 2015 - 7:49pm
Unlike in other oil-producing states, ND experiences little or no seismic activity
Swarms of earthquakes have been rattling Oklahoma, Texas and other central states with a history of little or no seismic activity. The recent quakes, according to scientists, may be the fault of deep underground injections of wastewater left over from fracking. But in North Dakota,...
March 17, 2015 - 12:15am
March 16, 2015
Franken wants oil safety study
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants a study about the safety of carrying western North Dakota crude oil through Minnesota. The Minnesota Democrat pressed the Federal Railroad Administration to make the oil less volatile before it is shipped. He also called to route railroad...
March 16, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 13, 2015
Oilfield spill affects tributary in Burke County
BOWBELLS, N.D. – An oilfield spill in Burke County released contamination into a tributary of Stony Creek about 10 miles southwest of Bowbells, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. An initial report from the company, OXY USA Inc., indicated that an equipment malfunction...
news / accidents
March 13, 2015 - 9:51pm
Poll finds support for tougher flaring rules in North Dakota
BISMARCK – A North Dakota poll commissioned by two environmental watchdog groups finds that a majority of residents wants more stringent rules for flaring natural gas from oil wells. The Dakota Resource Council and the Dacotah Chapter of the Sierra Club hired the Social Science...
March 13, 2015 - 8:30pm
March 12, 2015
Job landscape in ND shifting from Big Oil
WILLISTON, N.D. - Halliburton Co, Schlumberger NV and other large energy companies were conspicuously absent from a major North Dakota job fair this week, a telling sign as employers in the No. 2 U.S. oil-producing state grapple with sliding crude prices. Instead of roustabouts,...
March 12, 2015 - 5:46pm
North Dakota oil production down 3 percent due to low oil prices
BISMARCK – North Dakota oil production dropped 3 percent in January to just shy of 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said Thursday. Low oil prices are prompting more operators to delay bringing new oil wells online, Director Lynn Helms said, causing...
March 12, 2015 - 1:39pm
March 11, 2015
ND budget forecast fluctuates with flow of oil tax revenue
BISMARCK - With a week to go before the release of an updated North Dakota revenue forecast, a working budget group was still trying to determine the final numbers to plug into its formula during a Wednesday meeting at the Capitol. The state Advisory Council on Revenue Forecasting,...
March 11, 2015 - 10:13pm
Don Johnson to star in ND Oil Patch drama 'Boom'
LOS ANGELES - Don Johnson has locked down the lead role in ABC's pilot "Boom," Variety has learned. He is also set to exec produce the drama. The drama centers on the biggest oil discovery in American history, which has triggered a geopolitical shift and an economic boom in...
variety / entertainment
March 11, 2015 - 4:30pm
March 9, 2015
ND investigating oilfield fires, spills
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, is working with fire officials in two counties to investigate the cause of two weekend fires at oil facilities. Marathon Oil Co. reported on Saturday a fire at an oil well location about five miles north of...
March 9, 2015 - 10:49pm
Kemp: Oil train fires reveal problematic safety culture
LONDON - Two more serious derailments and fires involving trains carrying crude oil in the past week confirm there is a serious problem with the safety culture on North American railroads. The latest fiery derailments occurred in northern Illinois involving a train...
news / accidents
March 9, 2015 - 9:47am
March 7, 2015
Pipeline leak reported in McKenzie County
ALEXANDER, N.D. – A pipeline has leaked approximately 250 barrels of oil in McKenzie County. The leak occurred when the pipeline, owned by Belle Fourche Pipeline Co., was struck by equipment during excavation. The oil leak has been stopped and was mostly confined to the excavated...
March 7, 2015 - 11:24pm