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Williston woman wanted in shooting

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a woman wanted for her role in a shooting last week.
Brandy Mae Barkie, 34, is the suspect in a shooting that took place at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, Dec….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge.

School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long X Bridge to close for repairs Thursday

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The Long X Bridge south of Watford City on U.S. Highway 85 will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday so maintenance crews can work on repairing the bridge.

School buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through as …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil may boom, but infrastructure is busting northeast Montana oil, gas counties

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIDNEY, Mont. — Out in the epicenter of the oil and gas boom, communities are growing so quickly they can’t keep up with their basic infrastructure needs such as water and sewage treatment facilities, housing and roads and bridges.

Upgrading w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil may boom, but infrastructure is busting northeast Montana oil, gas counties

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIDNEY, Mont. — Out in the epicenter of the oil and gas boom, communities are growing so quickly they can’t keep up with their basic infrastructure needs such as water and sewage treatment facilities, housing and roads and bridges.

Upgrading w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

400 barrels of oil spilled at well site 1 mile north of Williston

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A 400-barrel oil spill at a well site near Williston has been contained and recovered, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported a failed valve at the M. Macklin 15-22 1H about 1 mile north …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

400 barrels of oil spilled at well site 1 mile north of Williston

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A 400-barrel oil spill at a well site near Williston has been contained and recovered, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.

Statoil Oil & Gas LP reported a failed valve at the M. Macklin 15-22 1H about 1 mile north …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. regulators order oil industry to further separate volatile gases from crude

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota regulators foisted a new set of standards on the oil industry Tuesday aimed at further separating volatile gases from Bakken crude oil to make it safer for rail transport in the wake of several explosive train derailments.
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N.D. regulators order oil industry to further separate volatile gases from crude

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota regulators foisted a new set of standards on the oil industry Tuesday aimed at further separating volatile gases from Bakken crude oil to make it safer for rail transport in the wake of several explosive train derailments.
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Unknown amount of water, chemicals spill into Cherry Creek

December 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An unknown amount of a mixture of bentonite, water and an additive has spilled, impacting Cherry Creek about 7 miles southwest of Watford City in McKenzie County, a North Dakota Department of Health official said Monday.

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