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Prices could plateau production: Helms says 2015 could be tough for oil

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — With oil prices on a steep downward slump, 2015 could be a tough year for oil producers, North Dakota’s lead regulator for the industry.
“I started talking months ago about soft oil prices in 2015. I had no idea how soft,” said Ly…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Prices could plateau production: Helms says 2015 could be tough for oil

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — With oil prices on a steep downward slump, 2015 could be a tough year for oil producers, North Dakota’s lead regulator for the industry.
“I started talking months ago about soft oil prices in 2015. I had no idea how soft,” said Ly…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

Bright future: North Dakota officials project Bakken production through 2100

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DUNN CENTER — The boom is here to stay.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission projects that oil development in the Bakken will last at least five generations — with production lasting through 2100 and beyond.
Lynn Helms, director of the North …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

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