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Taylor proposes fixed 1 percent interest rate for student loans

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota agriculture commissioner candidate Ryan Taylor proposed a fixed 1 percent interest rate for student loans at a news conference Thursday.
Under the current consolidated loan program at the Bank of North Dakota, students have th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Does ND crude need to be stabilized?

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

DICKINSON, N.D. — What can be done to keep trains from becoming “Bakken bombs?”

It’s a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem says N.D. Industrial Commission violated open records law with records delay

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission violated the state’s open records laws by taking almost two months to fulfill a request for thousands of pages of meeting minutes, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem — who sits on the commission — …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn Co. dust control study to continue

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — A study on the use of oil-field produced water to control dust will continue to at least October, Dunn County commissioners decided Wednesday during a meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse.
The county had originally signed on for $220,00…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND regulators approve use of production curtailments to curb flaring

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Oil companies burning off more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas every day in North Dakota could face production restrictions if they fail to meet goals adopted by state regulators Tuesday as part of a multipronged effort to curb …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lightning strike, explosion cause release of saltwater

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A lightning strike early Sunday caused an explosion, fire and release from a saltwater disposal site about 12 miles northwest of Williston, the North Dakota Department of Health wrote in a statement Tuesday.
The incident destroyed the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal judge dismisses 13 of 14 flaring lawsuits filed by N.D. mineral owners

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed 13 of 14 lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies by North Dakota mineral owners who claim they are owed royalty payments for natural gas illegally flared from oil wells.

U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal judge dismisses 13 of 14 flaring lawsuits filed by N.D. mineral owners

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed 13 of 14 lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies by North Dakota mineral owners who claim they are owed royalty payments for natural gas illegally flared from oil wells.

U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Company rescinds application for well near TRNP

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — An oilfield company has removed its application to drill a well near Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Wichita, Kan.-based Horizon Oilfield Services withdrew the application for an injection well as part of its “continuing effort to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com