April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Landowners and mineral producers should be able to settle their disputes easier with three bills Republican lawmakers say will create a benchmark for other states to look to when it comes to oil and gas development. Continue Reading
January 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Landowners in the 1950s raised some of the same concerns when electric and natural gas companies built transmission lines and pipelines.
March 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The lawsuit says the state is claiming it can sell oil and gas exploration rights on property it doesn’t own. The lawsuit says millions of dollars are at stake. Continue Reading
January 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota landowners who must allow oil companies to drill on their land should share in the profits, because energy exploration has brought them headaches while cutting them out of the bounty, a group of lawmakers said Friday. Continue Reading
December 25, 2010 in The Dickinson Press
Myron Hanson, whose family has farmed in Bottineau and Williams counties for more than a century, will go to Bismarck next month to lobby the North Dakota Legislature, appealing for tighter regulations on energy companies’ access to and use of their land during development.