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Enbridge spending $145 million to expand N.D. oil transport facility

December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The expansion adds to ongoing efforts by Enbridge to accommodate a boom in oil production in the region. Continue Reading

Bakken oil patch summit held in Denver this week

October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The three-day Bakken Infrastructure Finance and Development Summit began today. Continue Reading

Norway’s Statoil buys Texas-based Brigham, including N.D. oil holdings, for $4.4 billion

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA said Monday it has agreed to buy Texas-based Brigham Exploration Co. for $4.4 billion in cash, giving it control of fields in North Dakota.
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North Dakota like siren song of prosperity to Minnesotans

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

So much prosperity is flowing from oil wells there that it’s spilling into neighboring states, with a growing number of Minnesota companies and workers sharing the lucrative oil field contracts and wages. Continue Reading

North Dakota climbs toward shot at nation’s No. 2 oil state

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s rise in oil production from the Bakken and Three Forks shale formations has propelled it from the nation’s ninth-biggest oil producer to fourth since 2006.
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UPDATE: Airports in N.D.’s oil patch experience ‘unprecedented’ growth

October 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Airports in western North Dakota’s booming oil patch continue to see what state Aeronautics Commissioner Larry Taborsky calls “unprecedented” growth in passenger numbers. Continue Reading

Williston getting bids for apartment building for city workers

October 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Williston City Commission is soliciting bids for an apartment building for city workers struggling to find affordable housing in the city amid the region’s oil boom.
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Obama OKs fast-track review of Little Missouri, Dakota Prairie grasslands oil well, pipeline applications

October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Obama administration said today that applications for oil wells and ancillary facilities in two national grasslands areas of North and South Dakota will be among 14 U.S. infrastructure projects to be expedited through permitting and environmental review processes.
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Oil boom continues

October 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Bakken oil production is on the rise, and it doesn’t look like it is stopping anytime soon, Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said Thursday at the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties annual meeting in Medora. Continue Reading

N.D. oil patch, wind farms getting foreign press visit

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Journalists from several foreign countries came to North Dakota this week to report on the state’s oil patch and wind energy development. Continue Reading