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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

Oil production, well permits increase

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK —  After passing the 1 million barrels per day benchmark in April, North Dakota oil production reached another all-time high in May of 1,039,635 barrels per day, according to preliminary numbers released by the Department of Mineral Re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem says N.D. Industrial Commission violated open records law with records delay

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission violated the state’s open records laws by taking almost two months to fulfill a request for thousands of pages of meeting minutes, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem — who sits on the commission — …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade disputes in years after hefty lobbying from U.S. producers and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com