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U.S. promises a new look at oil train dangers: House committee points out test flaws

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. studies of oil train dangers may have underestimated the perils of volatile vapor on the tracks and officials will in the future use precision instruments for more thorough tests, a Transportation Department official said on Tuesd…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘High risk for Bakken:’ Officials hedge answer on whether ND crude more volatile than other crudes

August 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday that crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation isn’t being singled out from other crudes in proposed new tank car standards, but he didn’t say definitively whether t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

VIDEO: Hannity brings pep to Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Fox News personality Sean Hannity provided a break to sessions on enhanced oil recovery and well spacing Thursday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference with a scathing attack on liberals and government regulation of the energy indu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flaring task force recommends capture plans before drilling, further look at right of ways

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Flaring task force recommends capture plans before drilling, further look at right of ways

 

By Katherine Lymn

Forum News Service

 

BISMARCK — Requiring gas capture plans before drilling instead of a year into it, easing rig…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Survey shows support for oil, but less than previous years

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Online: Complete results can be found at http://www.northdakotaoilcan.com/uploads/3/ResultsInfographic.pdf   

WILLISTON — A new North Dakota Petroleum Council survey shows widespread support for oil and gas development in the state, bu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study: Oil, gas industry to invest billions in infrastructure

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The oil and gas industry is investing confidently in infrastructure the near future, according to a recent report on infrastructure investments.
Those investments, of a projected $890 billion over the next 12 years, will pump the national economy wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study: Oil, gas industry to invest billions in infrastructure

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The oil and gas industry is investing confidently in infrastructure the near future, according to a recent report on infrastructure investments.
Those investments, of a projected $890 billion over the next 12 years, will pump the national economy wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study: Oil, gas industry to invest billions in infrastructure

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The oil and gas industry is investing confidently in infrastructure the near future, according to a recent report on infrastructure investments.
Those investments, of a projected $890 billion over the next 12 years, will pump the national economy wi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sandstrom: Putting the Bakken back into perspective

December 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

“One thing is clear: A lot of people leave. No other state faces the (brain drain) problem to the degree that North Dakota does. There’s nobody that’s worse off than us.”
This was the sentiment of Roger Johnson in 2003. Johnson, who served a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil Patch companies try to create a culture of clean

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

As oil production increases, so too does the traffic. And often, whether intentional or not, that leads to litter.
From a lot of angles, however, energy companies are trying to tackle the issue with trash pickups — which also serve as a way to bon…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com