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Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stark County has second-most oil jobs

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Katherine Lymn
klymn@thedickinsonpress.com
Stark County isn’t in the highest ranks of oil-producing counties, but it is for oil-related jobs.
Likely because of companies based in Dickinson, Stark County surpassed three of the top four top oil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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