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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.

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Richardton OKs Halliburton sand plant

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — The city of Richardton has given final and unanimous approval to the rezoning of 300 acres west of town for a future Halliburton frac sand plant and transloading facility.

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Oil industry on display on Alerus Center floor

September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Booths lined Grand Forks’ Alerus Center arena floor Tuesday, with tables covered in pens, coffee mugs and hats marked with companies’ logos. But perhaps the most prized commodities of all during the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s annual meeting were business cards. Continue Reading

Recycling fracking water a ‘game-changer’

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY The technology is now available to allow oil companies to recycle water used for hydraulic fracturing in North Dakota, industry representatives said Tuesday. Continue Reading

OSHA slaps Halliburton with citations

July 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For the first time ever, oil industry giant Halliburton has been cited for workplace safety violations in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Fracking death ruled accidental, caused by chest, abdominal injuries

January 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A Duluth, Minn., man who died at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday died of chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment, the North Dakota Medical Examiner’s Office said in a report issued Tuesday. Continue Reading

Fracking sand depot in the works in Richardton

August 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

RICHARDTON City commissioners unanimously agreed to allow annexation of nearly 80 acres of land south of the railroad for a fracking sand railroad depot during a meeting Monday at City Hall. Continue Reading

Oil companies are giving back millions to North Dakota

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON As oil companies increase their presence in North Dakota, many are finding more ways to give back to local communities. Continue Reading

Nigeria charges former Dick Cheney with bribery

December 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency today charged former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney over a bribery scheme involving oil services firm Halliburton Co. during time he served as its top official, a spokesman said. Continue Reading

Groups question ‘fracking’ safety

November 17, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The clamor appears to be growing for greater regulation of “fracking,” the mineral extraction process that has helped to fuel North Dakota’s oil boom. Continue Reading

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