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Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion.
Presenting during Wednesday’s North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties at the Dickinson…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion.
Presenting during Wednesday’s North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties at the Dickinson…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug trafficking stings result in 24 arrests in northwestern N.D.

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Law enforcement operations targeting drug trafficking rings and other illegal activity in northwestern North Dakota netted two dozen arrests this week, officials announced Friday.

Agents with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Invest…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug trafficking stings result in 24 arrests in northwestern N.D.

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Law enforcement operations targeting drug trafficking rings and other illegal activity in northwestern North Dakota netted two dozen arrests this week, officials announced Friday.

Agents with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Invest…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Truckers dumping illegal waste rarely caught

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY – Local officials in the Oil Patch say they know some truck drivers are dumping liquid waste in remote areas to save time and money, but it’s rare to be able to pursue criminal charges.

“We are seeing lots of dumping, we have for a l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil Patch drives baby boom: North Dakota records 10,000 births for first time in almost 25 years

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota passed a milestone recently by exceeding 10,000 births, a benchmark that last was reached almost 25 years ago.
The moment happened in 2012, when 10,072 resident births were recorded. North Dakota last surpassed 10,000 births i…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

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

OSHA investigates 3 workplace deaths in northwest North Dakota

July 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating three workplace deaths that resulted from two unrelated incidents in northwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

Pipelines in the Bakken: Expansion critical, but landowners grow weary

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Williams County farmer Blaine Jorgenson doesn’t need pipeline markers to show him where the oil and gas gathering lines are below his property. Continue Reading