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Natural gas production could quadruple

July 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading role in supplying the U.S. natural gas market, according to a study released Wednesday. Continue Reading

Railroad oil capacity up more than 50 percent

June 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota’s capacity to export oil by rail has jumped more than 50 percent in June as shippers in the state increasingly turn to mile-long trains to move crude to markets not linked by pipelines. Continue Reading

Hidden pipelines: More than 7,000 miles of pipelines in North Dakota, state maps restricted from view of the public eye

March 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota has more than 7,000 miles of underground oil and gas pipeline, and requests from state and federal agencies to dig are sent in weekly. However, they cannot be seen on any state map, and no one knows exactly how far they stretch, officials said Friday.
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