September 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take one of the biggest hits of any federal agency if the government shuts down this week, operating with under 7 percent of its employees, according to guidance issued by the agency. Continue Reading
September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Before it instituted a prepay-only policy in June 2011, the employees of the Cenex station in Killdeer suffered enough gas drive-offs that they started to feel bad alerting the police to them. Continue Reading
September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Bill Ongstad said converting his new 2013 Ford F-350 to a propane biofuel system might save him 40 percent in fuel costs. Continue Reading
July 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Remote well locations, low natural gas prices two factors in process.
July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The option of filling a vehicle up with regular unleaded gasoline is disappearing quickly in North Dakota and not everyone is happy about it. Continue Reading
July 11, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is monitoring the site of a small diesel fuel spill that reached Lake Superior near Little Marais after a truck accident Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading
June 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The fuel known as E15 contains 15 percent ethanol, well above the current 10 percent norm sold at most U.S. gas stations.
The higher ethanol blend is currently sold in just fewer than two dozen stations in the Midwest, but could spread to other regions as the Obama administration considers whether to require more ethanol in gasoline. Continue Reading
June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Drivers stopping at or passing by Frankie’s West Side late Tuesday morning got a glimpse of two men trying to set a Guinness World Record. Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger spent a couple of hours in Dickinson putting diesel fuel in the white 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI sedan they have been driving since June 7. Continue Reading
June 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The law that took effect in March requires that pumps selling 85-octane fuel must carry a warning label that says the octane level may not meet minimum specifications by vehicle manufacturers.
May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Natural gas alone will not bend the carbon curve fast enough. Moreover, additional leaks from pipelines, gas wells, etc. would be problematic since methane is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.