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Enbridge delays proposed Sandpiper: Company blames Minnesota regulators for longer process

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge Energy Inc. on Tuesday said its proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline between western North Dakota and Superior, Wis., won’t be completed until 2017, about a year behind the company’s original estimate.
Enbridge announced th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Enbridge delays proposed Sandpiper: Company blames Minnesota regulators for longer process

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge Energy Inc. on Tuesday said its proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline between western North Dakota and Superior, Wis., won’t be completed until 2017, about a year behind the company’s original estimate.
Enbridge announced th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man pleads to illegal saltwater disposal charges

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Kalispell, Mont., man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to 11 charges relating to the operation of a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson in an ongoing investigation that could result in more charges.
Nathan Garber, 45, operate…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tractor Supply Company opens Dickinson store

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Tractor Supply Company opens Dickinson store Dickinson’s newest business will have its grand opening Saturday. The Tractor Supply Company in West Ridge officially opened its doors last Saturday after almost a year of construction, making …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of oil tax revenue under a revised formula pitched by Republican lawmakers Wednesday.

“This will help them …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DOT head: Progress being made on Oil Patch roads

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has started the environmental work for four-laning U.S. Highway 85 from Watford City south to Interstate 94, the agency head said Thursday.

NDDOT Director Grant Levi said the cost would grow by nearly …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston launches water treatment project for growing population

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. — A $105 million water treatment plant was heralded by Williston’s mayor as a project that will allow the city to grow at an official groundbreaking Wednesday.

Dave Tuan, director of Public Works, called the facility “one of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two charged with luring women to work in Dickinson, Minot brothels

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- A man and woman face eight federal charges for allegedly enticing women from California to work in brothels in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, according to court documents made public today.

Trina Nguyen and Loc Bao Tran are accused in U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com