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Company rescinds application for well near TRNP

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — An oilfield company has removed its application to drill a well near Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Wichita, Kan.-based Horizon Oilfield Services withdrew the application for an injection well as part of its “continuing effort to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Whiting Oil and Gas will submit an assessment and monitoring plan after an oil well blowout sprayed some brush and trees last week, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

The total amount spilled on the ground from the Feb. 1…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Company must submit follow-up plan after blowout

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Whiting Oil and Gas will submit an assessment and monitoring plan after an oil well blowout sprayed some brush and trees last week, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

The total amount spilled on the ground from the Feb. 1…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil well exemption costing North Dakota $30 million a year

April 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness says the law helped spur oil development. But he says it points to a need for an overhaul of the state’s tax code. Continue Reading

UPDATE: N.D. oil wells idled by harsh weather at highest level since 2001

April 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATE 1:01 P.M.Oil drilling continues at a record pace in the state. Still, Lynn Helms, director of the state Department of Mineral Resources, said in a statement that there were 822 idle wells in February, up from 760 in January and the highest number since April 2001. Continue Reading

Hess Corp. to continue investment in N.D. oil fields

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hess Corp. says it will devote $5.6 billion to capital spending this year, including exploration off the coast of Africa and continuing heavy investment in North Dakota oil fields that it bought last year. Continue Reading

Energy Commission to set oil well standards

November 30, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson Energy Committee members are setting standards for gas and oil wells in and near the city, they decided at a meeting at City Hall Tuesday.
They also unanimously approved an oil company’s application to drill a well. Continue Reading