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Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Saying goodbye to North Dakota’s dinosaur expert: Hoganson to retire as state paleontologist

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Katherine Lymn
klymn@thedickinsonpress.com
North Dakota’s dinosaur expert is retiring after 33 years.
Paleontologist John Hoganson has taken care of the state fossil collection, which has grown to hundreds of thousands of fossils since it starte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rigs up 30 to 1,861

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The U.S. rig count is at 1,855 this week, just one up from a week ago. Oil rigs are up one to 1,528, and gas rigs stayed steady at 323.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources lists 192 active drilling rigs in the state….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

Helms email: ‘I just don’t see much value in public comment’

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Regulator who would consider comments under ‘extraordinary places’ policy says statement must be taken in context

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top oil regulator, who would be in charge of considering public comments under a proposed “extrao…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Democrats say oil regulation, promotion duties should be split

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Democratic legislative leadership is calling for the state to separate the oil regulation and promotion responsibilities of the director of the Department of  Mineral Resources.

In a letter sent today, the state …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com