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May 4, 2018
Maya Rao is the author of "Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks and the Making of an Oil Frontier."  Maya Rao Photo by Xavier Dussaq
McFeely: North Dakota 'colonized' by big oil companies, author says
May 4, 2018 - 6:00am
February 9, 2018
 wastewater injection well in Prague, Okla. Oklahoma is by far the state most affected by earthquakes triggered by human activity — primarily oil and gas operations — according to a map released by the United States Geological Survey on April 23, 2015. (Nick Oxford/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
December 13, 2016
An oil derrick is seen at a fracking site for extracting oil outside of Williston, N.D., March 11, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files
Fracking harms drinking water in 'some circumstances,' EPA concludes
December 13, 2016 - 3:35pm
October 7, 2016
Rigging equipment is pictured in a field. . REUTERS/Cooper Neill
Pennsylvania adopts new fracking regulations
October 7, 2016 - 3:10pm
August 2, 2016
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, shown here at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia July 28, called the issue a "tricky thing" when asked why he thought Donald Trump was wrong to support locals' ability to ban fracking, the Denver Post reported. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Report: Colorado governor says Trump doesn't understand fracking issue
August 2, 2016 - 3:47pm
July 20, 2016
Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, speaks during the IHS CERAWeek 2015 energy conference in Houston, Texas in this April 21, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Daniel Kramer
Trump considering major ND oil investor Harold Hamm as energy secretary; ND Rep. Cramer an advisor
July 20, 2016 - 7:38pm
July 2, 2016
Letter: Western North Dakota oil fracking is a lousy investment
July 2, 2016 - 12:38pm
June 22, 2016
Crews prepare a well for hydraulic fracturing on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, near Watford City, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
ND oil industry, officials, praise ruling that turns back federal fracking rules
June 22, 2016 - 2:08pm
June 1, 2016
U S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally at Colton Hall in Monterey, California, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Fialaplay button
Sanders vows to ban fracking in all 50 states
June 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 28, 2016
The White Earth River north of where an oil well spilled thousands of barrels of oil and brine water in October. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Widespread contamination of North Dakota's soil and water caused by fracking spills, Duke study finds
April 28, 2016 - 8:59am
Zach Lugibihl, from left, and brothers K.C. and Dusty Sutton, all of Nine Energy Service, prepare to install a blow out preventer July 7, 2014, on a new well south of Stanley, N.D., that has been fracked and needs to be cleaned out before it produces oil. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Port: Fracking is not contaminating water in North Dakota
April 28, 2016 - 8:55am
April 15, 2016
ND's oil decline smaller than expected in February
April 15, 2016 - 10:42am
March 10, 2016
Pennsylvania families win $4.2 million damages in fracking lawsuit
March 10, 2016 - 2:44pm
February 29, 2016
The Columnar Junipers, one of North Dakota's "18 extraordinary places." Special to The Forum
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Making a Scene: North Dakota native edits anthology on fracking
February 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 3, 2016
Rob Bertola, operations foreman for XTO Energy's Ness Gathering facility near Tioga, N.D., says he and his staff have stayed busy as the company expanded the gas plant and added new compressor stations and pipelines. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
Oil has slowed but natural gas is still cooking
January 3, 2016 - 7:00pm