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Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade disputes in years after hefty lobbying from U.S. producers and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Where do we go? Homeless tornado victims turn to campers, apartments, hunting lodges

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — Only moments after a tornado ripped through her neighborhood, Alicia Roesler stood on the street in front of her home with her two young daughters close by and saw the devastation for the first time.
“I think I was jus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota tied for 36th in patriotism; Minnesota ranks 49th

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A new state ranking, whose accuracy we can debate while grilling hot dogs and setting off fireworks, declares that the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota is 49th out of the 50 states in terms of patriotism.
The only state having a harder time…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. energy venture says its refineries would produce export-ready fuel

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Quantum Energy, a U.S. energy venture, intends to build a network of “micro refineries” that would produce fuel fit for export, an executive said on Friday.

The Williston-based enterprise plans to build five “micro refineries” near ra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. energy venture says its refineries would produce export-ready fuel

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Quantum Energy, a U.S. energy venture, intends to build a network of “micro refineries” that would produce fuel fit for export, an executive said on Friday.

The Williston-based enterprise plans to build five “micro refineries” near ra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Energy Transfer proposes crude oil pipeline from ND to Illinois

June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Energy Transfer Partners announced this week it has commitments from shippers to move forward with a 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.

The Bakken Pipeline would transport 320,000 barrels of Bakken oil per…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com