by The Dickinson Press
August 25, 2012 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press
FARGO The oil boom’s thirst for “fracking” fluids fuels a thriving market for water that has become an industry with yearly sales estimated at between $45 million to $120 million. Continue Reading
Tags: Bakken, drilling, fracking, gallons, lake sakakawea, Oil, Oil Patch, water 2 Comments »
I have read many articles where Mr. Ames is protesting the city of Williston’s getting into the business of providing water to the oil industry with the planned water depot’s that are being built along with the water pipelines to the surrounding communities. If water depots were not PROFITABLE, then I doubt Mr. Ames would be in the business of building water depots. I believe he is just trying to make it sound like it is a waste of tax payers money to invest in Williston’s water depots. Well, I believe HE has been very successful in the water depot business, and so now will Williston.
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The legislature thought there should be water meters on those water depots but Dalrymple vetoed it. Don’t want to hold up that oil production you know.
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