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Study: Drivers to face delays at railroad crossings due to oil

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Runaway oil production could slow road traffic as drivers face longer delays to cross train tracks in many congested regions, a U.S. study released on Friday predicted.
Oil, coal and grain shipments are taxing the national rail grid a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EIA chief: Oil prices would hit $150 a barrel without US shale

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If U.S.-led attacks knock out oil fields controlled by Islamic State militants, petroleum from the American drilling boom could make up for any shortfall on global markets, a report released by a Republican senator said on Wednesday.
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Public learns just how big the Bakken can be

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

When it comes to the Bakken, we’re only at the beginning, energy industry insiders told an audience of oil experts and novices Tuesday at the Astoria Hotel & Events Center.
The North Dakota Petroleum Council kicked off its annual conference at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Richardton OKs Halliburton sand plant

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — The city of Richardton has given final and unanimous approval to the rezoning of 300 acres west of town for a future Halliburton frac sand plant and transloading facility.

The company is ready to start construction on the project and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas company looking at Bakken pipeline market

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A Texas-based company is looking to enter the Bakken crude oil shipping business.

Enterprise Products Partners of Houston is seeking customer commitments for its proposed crude oil pipeline from the Williston Basin in North Dakota to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas company looking at Bakken pipeline market

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A Texas-based company is looking to enter the Bakken crude oil shipping business.

Enterprise Products Partners of Houston is seeking customer commitments for its proposed crude oil pipeline from the Williston Basin in North Dakota to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com