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Groundwater study shows no contamination

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

RESTON, Va. — Random sampling of shallow groundwater in the Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota and Montana shows no early evidence of contamination from the region’s energy development, according to a federal study.

“These resu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35B

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Halliburton Co. said on Monday it will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as customers curb spending on falling oil prices.

Halliburton expr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The $1 billion divorce: Why Harold Hamm’s ex-wife didn’t win more

November 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Just how much of Harold Hamm’s fortune was amassed through his skill and hard work?

That was a key question that Oklahoma divorce judge Howard Haralson had to weigh in his decision last week, when he ordered Hamm, the chief executive officer of Co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

From Silver Bay to Africa

November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

James Manahan
chronicle@lcnewschronicle.com

A 1997 graduate of William Kelley High School in Silver Bay is now bringing electricity to a city 8,000 miles away from his hometown. Off Grid Electric, a startup solar electric company in Tanzania, is…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

From Silver Bay to Africa

November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

James Manahan
chronicle@lcnewschronicle.com

A 1997 graduate of William Kelley High School in Silver Bay is now bringing electricity to a city 8,000 miles away from his hometown. Off Grid Electric, a startup solar electric company in Tanzania, is…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long-ago Bakken land deal may loom large in Hamm divorce

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKLAHOMA CITY — Continental Resources has become a leading oil driller in North Dakota’s Bakken field, which has added more than 1 million barrels per day to U.S. oil output.

But SEC filings and court documents referenced in the divorce of Haro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long-ago Bakken land deal may loom large in Hamm divorce

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKLAHOMA CITY — Continental Resources has become a leading oil driller in North Dakota’s Bakken field, which has added more than 1 million barrels per day to U.S. oil output.

But SEC filings and court documents referenced in the divorce of Haro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com