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Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston business erupts into flames: Air quality monitored in Oil Patch city

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Hazardous materials teams on Tuesday were monitoring the air quality around an oil industry supply business where a fire erupted early in the morning.
A series of explosions and flames shooting 500 feet in the air were reported as Red …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bright future: North Dakota officials project Bakken production through 2100

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DUNN CENTER — The boom is here to stay.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission projects that oil development in the Bakken will last at least five generations — with production lasting through 2100 and beyond.
Lynn Helms, director of the North …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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Dallas suburb lawmakers reject fracking ban, send measure to voters

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DENTON, Texas — A Dallas suburb rejected a measure on Wednesday to ban new hydraulic fracturing — a move that would have made it the first city in Texas and one of the largest in the United States to halt the method of energy resource extraction.
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Hotel Fryburg? Extended stay complex may come to small Bakken town

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FRYBURG — Companies specializing in housing for oil and gas workers plan to build a $12.8 million extended-stay hotel where the former Fryburg elementary school stands.
The building would be updated and expanded to build the hotel, dubbed the Morg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. oil and rail sector agree on train tanker safety

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the U.S. energy and rail sectors have agreed to toughen tanker cars for future oil train cargo and to a schedule to retire older model cars that regulators have deemed unsafe, said two industry sources familiar with the plan….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com