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Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg elementary school stands.
The building would be updated and expanded to build the hotel, dubbed the Morg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade disputes in years after hefty lobbying from U.S. producers and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dalrymple: State has been ‘easy on companies’ for flaring, but adds: ‘Those days are over’

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple made some of his strongest public comments yet to industry about flaring in a speech Wednesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.

Regulators and industry are using the conference — which is o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New Bakken workers? Oil, gas industry shows interest in drones

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

“Drone central.”
“The Silicon Valley for unmanned aircraft.”
North Dakota.
With the oil and gas industry in the western side of the state always looking to be more efficient, and ongoing research at the University of North Dakota on the ea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Transportation debate: As safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the risks associated with moving the commodity.

More than 865,000 gallons of crude oil spewed out of an under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Transportation debate: As safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the risks associated with moving the commodity.

More than 865,000 gallons of crude oil spewed out of an under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com