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Bakken takes center stage: Research to examine state’s new workforce

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Research funded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission will examine the state’s new workforce, with hopes of informing companies that need workers and communities that need to plan for them.
The study was announced at a set of sess…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bakken takes center stage: Research to examine state’s new workforce

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Research funded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission will examine the state’s new workforce, with hopes of informing companies that need workers and communities that need to plan for them.
The study was announced at a set of sess…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bakken takes center stage: Research to examine state’s new workforce

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Research funded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission will examine the state’s new workforce, with hopes of informing companies that need workers and communities that need to plan for them.
The study was announced at a set of sess…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sanford unveils mobile clinic for oilfield workers

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Inside Sanford Health’s new mobile clinic, Amanda Van Sickle scanned her arm with a high-definition camera as a doctor more than 400 miles away in Sioux Falls, S.D., watched on a TV monitor.

In about a month, it’ll be oilfield wor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal judge dismisses 13 of 14 flaring lawsuits filed by N.D. mineral owners

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed 13 of 14 lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies by North Dakota mineral owners who claim they are owed royalty payments for natural gas illegally flared from oil wells.

U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal judge dismisses 13 of 14 flaring lawsuits filed by N.D. mineral owners

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed 13 of 14 lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies by North Dakota mineral owners who claim they are owed royalty payments for natural gas illegally flared from oil wells.

U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Work begins on Oil Patch truck bypasses

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The North Dakota Department of Transportation broke ground Thursday on highway bypass projects in Watford City and New Town that will relieve truck traffic in those Oil Patch towns.
“These bypasses will provide greatly needed traf…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grain trains scarce on the plains: Producers looking for crop storage space

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

In the northern U.S. Plains, where there are no commercially navigable rivers, the rail system long has served as the lone, dependable way for farms to move grain hundreds of miles to reach ports and sell around the world.

Not anymore.

Farmers …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

When minutes and seconds matter: Company works to improve response to oil accidents

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — Two years ago, Teresa Van Deusen felt helpless when an oilfield worker lost his arm in a drilling rig accident and had to wait two hours for an ambulance to arrive.
Once the ambulance got to the remote North Dakota oilfield location, th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Recreating recreation: New England aims to rebuild golf course

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — An old clubhouse, signs and the few tattered hole flags still standing serve as a reminder of what was once the New England Golf Course.
At this point, it’s basically a pasture without livestock.
Unmaintained for several years, th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com