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Lightning strike causes oil, salt water spill

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROSS — A lightning strike at 4:30 a.m. Friday caused 580 barrels of oil and 1,800 barrels of salt water to be released near Ross in Mountrail County, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

The strike at a salt water disposal well cau…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brine spill reported in Mountrail County releases 258 barrels

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROSS – The North Dakota Department of Health has reported a brine spill in Mountrail County, according to a press release.

A tank on a Statoil well site six miles southwest of Ross overflowed, releasing 258 barrels of brine, according to an initia…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

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