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A bigger Bakken in Oklahoma?

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A handful of energy firms are rushing their rigs to several counties in southern Oklahoma, convinced they’ve found the next shale play to expand America’s oil boom.
While the number of rigs is leveling off in places like the North Dakota Bakken,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The year of the Tyler: Helms says Tyler where Bakken was in 2004

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Marathon Oil is the first company to try modern horizontal fracking in the Tyler Formation after spudding a well in northeastern Slope County this month. Continue Reading

Mother, oil company settle wrongful death suit

February 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A wrongful death lawsuit involving Marathon Oil and the mother of a 21-year-old Montana man found dead at a western North Dakota oil well in 2012 has been settled. Continue Reading

Mother, oil company settle wrongful death suit

February 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A wrongful death lawsuit involving Marathon Oil and the mother of a 21-year-old Montana man found dead at a western North Dakota oil well in 2012 has been settled. Continue Reading

Oil, outdoors groups praise cooperation at Petroleum Council’s annual meeting in Medora

September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA A wildlife conservationist and an oil company representative shared a stage here Wednesday during the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s annual meeting. Continue Reading

Oil companies are giving back millions to North Dakota

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON As oil companies increase their presence in North Dakota, many are finding more ways to give back to local communities. Continue Reading

Dave Roberts, Houston, column: States are best suited to regulate fracking

May 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The real policy decision is who is best suited to regulate fracking. I believe it should be done at the state not the federal level, as some in Washington propose. Continue Reading

Oil field worker’s death a mystery

January 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The cause of death for a 21-year-old new father and husband-to-be found unconscious at a Dunn County oil site remains undetermined, authorities said Tuesday.
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