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ND regulators approve use of production curtailments to curb flaring

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Oil companies burning off more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas every day in North Dakota could face production restrictions if they fail to meet goals adopted by state regulators Tuesday as part of a multipronged effort to curb …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND panel takes input on measures to reduce natural gas flaring

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes of flame and large clouds of black smoke that frequently belch from two oil well flares about 200 yards upwi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven introduces federal legislation to reduce flaring

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven and two senators from Wyoming introduced federal legislation Wednesday that aims to reduce natural gas flaring.

The Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act seeks to expedite the permitting of natural gas gathering lin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven introduces federal legislation to reduce flaring

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven and two senators from Wyoming introduced federal legislation Wednesday that aims to reduce natural gas flaring.

The Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act seeks to expedite the permitting of natural gas gathering lin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND mulls $1M grant for mobile fertilizer plants

August 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A New York company is asking North Dakota regulators for $1 million to help build a mobile plant that would convert natural gas that’s normally burned off as a byproduct of oil production into farm fertilizer. Continue Reading

Moving into the Bakken: Montana company looks to reduce flare emissions in western North Dakota

March 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Billings, Mont., company will try to put the smoke out of gas flares in western North Dakota while it waits for pipe to be laid to collect the “commodity.” Continue Reading