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New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New rules on using diesel, kerosene for fracking

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Guidelines published this week by the Environmental Protection Agency require oil companies to get an additional permit to use diesel and kerosene in hydraulic fracturing.
The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources is working to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Helms email: ‘I just don’t see much value in public comment’

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Regulator who would consider comments under ‘extraordinary places’ policy says statement must be taken in context

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top oil regulator, who would be in charge of considering public comments under a proposed “extrao…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Schneider and Onstad: Helms’ job duties must be separated

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

This year, North Dakotans will celebrate our state’s 125th anniversary. Throughout our history, we have shown time and time again that economic development and good stewardship are not mutually exclusive.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission —…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Schneider and Onstad: Helms’ job duties must be separated

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

This year, North Dakotans will celebrate our state’s 125th anniversary. Throughout our history, we have shown time and time again that economic development and good stewardship are not mutually exclusive.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission —…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota oil production up 3 percent

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – North Dakota produced 973,045 barrels of oil per day in November, a nearly 3 percent increase and another all-time high, the Department of Mineral Resources said today.

The state now has 10,023 producing oil wells, with wells in the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota oil production up 3 percent

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – North Dakota produced 973,045 barrels of oil per day in November, a nearly 3 percent increase and another all-time high, the Department of Mineral Resources said today.

The state now has 10,023 producing oil wells, with wells in the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Frigid temps hurt some oil companies’ earnings

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The extreme cold North Dakota and the rest of the country saw this week will get a mention in many oil companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports.
While likely every operator was affected, some had to lower their earnings projections while others …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Frigid temps hurt some oil companies’ earnings

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The extreme cold North Dakota and the rest of the country saw this week will get a mention in many oil companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports.
While likely every operator was affected, some had to lower their earnings projections while others …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com