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Positively Beautiful: Sometimes Mom needs to work, even on sick days
Helpful hint: Newspaper helps absorb fridge odors
Roach approach: NDSU student invited to present research in Washington
Coming Home: Seeing a hero in person is still inspiring
Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain
Growing Together: Truisms to grow by
HBO greenlights 'Lewis and Clark' miniseries from Norton, Pitt and Hanks
Duluth native tries to cook way to Super Bowl
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January 21, 2015
Column: Oil producers' role left out in Obama's address
LONDON - The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. Gross...
January 21, 2015 - 2:51pm
January 20, 2015
SD towns to host public hearing on Bakken pipeline
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Several towns across the state will host public hearings this week regarding a proposed pipeline that would carry Bakken crude oil across South Dakota. The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will hold four hearings Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s...
January 20, 2015 - 9:14pm
January 19, 2015
ND at risk of losing millions in tax revenue if flaring, oil conditioning orders are voided
BISMARCK – North Dakota stands to lose more than $112 million in tax revenue every two years if lawmakers pass a bill that could void recent regulatory orders aimed at reducing the flaring of natural gas and volatility of Bakken crude oil before transport, a committee heard Monday....
January 19, 2015 - 10:22pm
Two ND oilfield spills reported
BISMARCK - A piping leak and an act of vandalism caused two spills in the oilfield over the weekend. The first, reported Saturday at a Hess Corp. central tank facility 9 miles south of Tioga, leaked about 320 barrels of brine from a piping leak, according to the Department of...
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January 19, 2015 - 7:51pm
Two men burned by oil worksite fire in western ND
ROSS, N.D. - Two men were hospitalized with severe burns after an oil treater caught fire in Mountrail County. Kyle Stipcich, 27, and Jonathan Henderson, 30, of Riverside Welding, out of Williston, were injured in the fire reported approximately 5 miles southwest of Ross at 1...
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January 19, 2015 - 7:49pm
Oil spills in Yellowstone River after pipeline leak
Crews worked on Monday to clean up crude oil that spilled in and near the Yellowstone River in eastern Montana even as Bridger Pipeline LLC tried to determine what caused the weekend breach, the Wall Street Journal reported. The release of crude oil from Bridger's Poplar Pipeline...
January 19, 2015 - 1:44pm
January 16, 2015
U.S. State Department sets Feb. 2 deadline for input on Keystone
WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department told other federal agencies on Friday it needs to hear their views on the Keystone XL pipeline by Feb. 2 as officials conclude their assessment of the controversial project. The State Department is reviewing whether the proposed pipeline by...
January 16, 2015 - 8:17pm
January 15, 2015
ND Democrats urge backup budgeting to guard against oil price swings
BISMARCK – Uncertainty over the price of crude oil and “sobering” projections for North Dakota’s oil tax revenues over the next two years spurred Democratic lawmakers Thursday to call for backup budgeting and a study of the state’s volatility in tax collections. Senate...
January 15, 2015 - 8:43pm
U.S. oil train safety proposal due in May
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Department will offer a new design for oil trains by mid-May as officials try to make sure crude oil is moving safely on the tracks, officials said this week. The next-generation tanker will have a thicker shell, more heat protection and...
January 15, 2015 - 3:24pm
Five dead when van crashes into crude oil tanker in Texas
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Five men died on Thursday when their van slammed into a crude oil tanker truck and burst into flames on a highway in a South Texas oil field, police said. The five, who are believed to be oil field workers, were killed around 8:15 a.m. in the Eagle Ford...
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January 15, 2015 - 3:11pm
January 14, 2015
Fed: Oil price drops bring pain to Texas, North Dakota
WASHINGTON - A plunge in energy prices is hitting America's oil and gas producers, leading some firms to lay off workers while others struggle to get loans, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. A wide range of policymakers, investors and economists think cheaper oil overall...
January 14, 2015 - 3:33pm
Williston initiative seeks to improve efficiency for oil industry
WILLISTON, N.D. — Williston Economic Development has launched an initiative that should reduce costs and increase efficiency for Bakken operators. The Enhanced Bakken Supply Chain Initiative is aimed at manufacturing and logistics business development in the Oil Patch, according...
January 14, 2015 - 11:09am
Continental CEO Hamm pledges shares as collateral for personal loan
Continental Resources Inc said Harold Hamm, its chief executive officer and majority shareholder, has pledged about one-fourth of the company...
January 14, 2015 - 10:11am
January 13, 2015
ND bill could void new flaring, oil conditioning standards
BISMARCK – Contentious orders approved by North Dakota regulators to curb natural gas flaring and make Bakken crude oil safer for transport would be dragged back through a lengthy rulemaking process or become void under a bill sponsored by nine Republican lawmakers. A separate...
January 13, 2015 - 10:42pm
Activists gather in Fargo, across Minnesota to protest Keystone XL pipeline
FARGO – Protesters here, in tandem with activists across the country, rallied Tuesday against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Eight of the roughly two dozen protesters standing on the steps of the U.S. Courthouse here held up a banner that read “No tar sands pipelines”...
January 13, 2015 - 10:14pm