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US rig count down 17 this week, settles at 1,744

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HOUSTON Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by 17 this week to 1,744. Continue Reading

Faces of the Boom: The 400-mile commuter; Photographer finds niche making rigs her focus

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON North Dakota’s oil boom is allowing a Fargo woman to make a living doing what she loves. Continue Reading

Bakken oil production receives a bump

February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota’s oil production got “back on track” in December following a dip in November. Continue Reading

Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations

December 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Jacki Schilke likes to say her black angus cattle live in harmony with the cats and dogs on her rural Williston ranch. Continue Reading

Backyard view to the oil boom: Statoil drills 4 wells adjacent to Williston homes

July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Residents of one of Williston’s newest neighborhoods now have an up-close view of a drilling rig. Continue Reading

Colorado drilling rigs head to other states

June 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Western Slope is losing drilling rigs to North Dakota and Texas because of rising oil prices. Continue Reading

Colorado drilling rigs head to other states

June 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) The Western Slope is losing drilling rigs to North Dakota and Texas because of rising oil prices.
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Record rig count in Oil Patch

May 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A record 218 rigs were drilling new wells for crude oil Tuesday in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, according to the state’s Department of Mineral Resources. Continue Reading

North Dakota infrastructure could limit Bakken drilling

April 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DENVER (AP) Infrastructure challenges in western North Dakota could limit the number of oil and gas drilling rigs in the Bakken system’s rich Williston Basin, industry executives said at a conference Thursday. Continue Reading

ND 3rd biggest crude-producing state

March 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota has overtaken California as the third-largest oil-producing state in the nation. Continue Reading