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Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35B

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Halliburton Co. said on Monday it will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as customers curb spending on falling oil prices.

Halliburton expr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The $1 billion divorce: Why Harold Hamm’s ex-wife didn’t win more

November 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Just how much of Harold Hamm’s fortune was amassed through his skill and hard work?

That was a key question that Oklahoma divorce judge Howard Haralson had to weigh in his decision last week, when he ordered Hamm, the chief executive officer of Co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

As oil prices fall, ND budget officials mull impact

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple works on a budget for the next biennium, he’ll have to assume that less money will be going into state coffers because of falling oil prices.

When the Office of Management and Budget’s advisory com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long-ago Bakken land deal may loom large in Hamm divorce

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKLAHOMA CITY — Continental Resources has become a leading oil driller in North Dakota’s Bakken field, which has added more than 1 million barrels per day to U.S. oil output.

But SEC filings and court documents referenced in the divorce of Haro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Long-ago Bakken land deal may loom large in Hamm divorce

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKLAHOMA CITY — Continental Resources has become a leading oil driller in North Dakota’s Bakken field, which has added more than 1 million barrels per day to U.S. oil output.

But SEC filings and court documents referenced in the divorce of Haro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bakken production surge boosts Hess quarterly profit

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp. posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as production jumped and costs fell in North Dakota’s booming Bakken shale formation.
The company said it was watching oil prices closely and may change it…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bakken production surge boosts Hess quarterly profit

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp. posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as production jumped and costs fell in North Dakota’s booming Bakken shale formation.
The company said it was watching oil prices closely and may change it…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP Senate takeover could boost sagging energy stocks

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Investors stung by plunging oil prices and energy stocks may find relief right around the corner: A Republican-led U.S. Senate could well jumpstart energy-friendly policies that would shore up the beaten-down sector.

Political oddsmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com