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Study says Bakken crude no greater shipping risk than other oil

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Bakken crude oil is similar to other light, sweet crudes and does not pose a greater risk to transport by rail, a North Dakota Petroleum Council study found.

The study, released Tuesday during the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study says Bakken crude no greater shipping risk than other oil

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Bakken crude oil is similar to other light, sweet crudes and does not pose a greater risk to transport by rail, a North Dakota Petroleum Council study found.

The study, released Tuesday during the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pipeline leaks saltwater in the Badlands

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said.
Continental Resources personnel dis…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fluid release contained in Bowman County

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RHAME – A stuck valve caused the release of 340 barrels of oil and 220 barrels of saltwater at a Bowman County central tank battery.

All fluids were contained at the site and recovered. Continental Resources reported the leak happened …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fluid release contained in Bowman County

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RHAME – A stuck valve caused the release of 340 barrels of oil and 220 barrels of saltwater at a Bowman County central tank battery.

All fluids were contained at the site and recovered. Continental Resources reported the leak happened …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A bigger Bakken in Oklahoma?

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A handful of energy firms are rushing their rigs to several counties in southern Oklahoma, convinced they’ve found the next shale play to expand America’s oil boom.
While the number of rigs is leveling off in places like the North Dakota Bakken,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Frigid temps hurt some oil companies’ earnings

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The extreme cold North Dakota and the rest of the country saw this week will get a mention in many oil companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports.
While likely every operator was affected, some had to lower their earnings projections while others …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Frigid temps hurt some oil companies’ earnings

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The extreme cold North Dakota and the rest of the country saw this week will get a mention in many oil companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports.
While likely every operator was affected, some had to lower their earnings projections while others …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hamm fires back after call to slow oil development

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm fired back this week to comments made by the chairman of North Dakota’s Republican party calling for the oil industry to take a “moderated approach” to development.

Hamm, whose company was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hamm fires back after call to slow oil development

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm fired back this week to comments made by the chairman of North Dakota’s Republican party calling for the oil industry to take a “moderated approach” to development.

Hamm, whose company was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com