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New fracking technique could cut demand for freshwater

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved the first significant pilot test of recycling water for hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken, which could lead to conserving millions of gallons of freshwater and reducing truck traffic.
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New fracking technique could cut demand for freshwater

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved the first significant pilot test of recycling water for hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken, which could lead to conserving millions of gallons of freshwater and reducing truck traffic.
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House OKs bills to speed oil, gas drilling

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.

The measures were among three energy bills the House is considering this week as Republicans who control the chamber push …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

House OKs bills to speed oil, gas drilling

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.

The measures were among three energy bills the House is considering this week as Republicans who control the chamber push …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Booming oil towns in Texas, ND prepare for inevitable bust

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MIDLAND, Texas In a faded West Texas town dotted with vacant buildings and potholed streets is a sparkling storefront window and a curious display: rows of diamond-studded Rolex watches, awaiting buyers whose pockets are packed with oil money. Continue Reading

ND mineral resources director says Bakken in for some ‘turbulence’

September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS North Dakota is projected to ultimately produce just under 1.6 million barrels of oil per day, but risk factors could threaten that production, the state’s top oil and gas regulator said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Oil production surges, but so does flaring

September 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON North Dakota oil production saw a 6.4 percent jump in July, but the percentage of natural gas that was flared also grew because of mechanical and electrical problems at two gas plants, officials said Friday. Continue Reading

Some say industry arrogance fueled fracking anger

July 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PITTSBURGH The boom in oil and gas fracking has led to jobs, billions in royalties and profits, and even some environmental gains. Continue Reading

BLM extends public comment period on proposed hydraulic fracturing rule

June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday that it is extending the public comment period on its proposed revised rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public and Indian trust lands, according to a press release. Continue Reading

FracFocus site criticized in Harvard report

April 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON The website North Dakota and several other states use to monitor hydraulic fracturing has too many flaws to be effective, says a new report from Harvard Law School. Continue Reading