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Feds push proper testing of crude oil for shipment: PHMSA conducting outreach workshops in North Dakota

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — Federal officials emphasized the importance of testing crude oil Wednesday during a workshop here, while investigators from the same agency continue inspections to determine if Bakken crude oil is being properly classified.
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Feds push proper testing of crude oil for shipment: PHMSA conducting outreach workshops in North Dakota

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — Federal officials emphasized the importance of testing crude oil Wednesday during a workshop here, while investigators from the same agency continue inspections to determine if Bakken crude oil is being properly classified.
The Pipeline &a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. oil sinks to lowest since July on inventory rise

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON – U.S. crude fell towards $96 a barrel to its lowest since July on Wednesday, outpacing a smaller drop in Brent futures, pressured by ample supplies and a further inventory build-up in the United States, the world’s top consumer.
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Brent rises, U.S. oil recoups losses after pipeline resumes

October 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK – Crude oil futures on both sides of the Atlantic pared losses on Monday after a sharp drop in earlier trade, following a report that a key pipeline delivering crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma, had resumed shipping after an earlier outage. Continue Reading

N.D. oil drillers taking steep discounts for crude

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Energy Department says North Dakota oil drillers are taking deep price cuts compared to other U.S. crude because production is outpacing the ability to efficiently move product to market. State Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms says North Dakota oil drillers continue to be on pace for a record year, despite the steep price cuts. Continue Reading

Enbridge partnership to make $145M ND investment

December 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Enbridge Energy Partners LP will make an additional $145 million investment in North Dakota to expand crude oil capacity and add a rail car loading facility to accommodate the additional volume, the company said Tuesday.
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Oil soars, but drivers need not worry yet

November 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Oil prices are soaring again, but motorists don’t need to worry yet.
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Crude oil pipeline northeast of Belfield approved

October 19, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

A $3.36 million crude oil pipeline project was unanimously green lit Wednesday by the North Dakota Public Service Commission in Bismarck. The pipeline has the potential to replace 273 trucks a day.
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Pipeline company no longer sweet on N.D. sour crude

February 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The only company still shipping sour crude on a North Dakota pipeline is halting the practice next month to make way for a higher quality and more plentiful crude from the state’s booming oil patch. Continue Reading

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‘Growing pains’ hit North Dakota oil revenues

September 5, 2010 in INFORUM

Shortage of pipeline space reduces prices for crude
BISMARCK Transportation bottlenecks reduced the prices that North Dakota oil producers got for their crude for most of last year, which cost the state treasury about $17.1 million in tax collections, a state regulator says. Continue Reading