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State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

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State clamps down on oilfield waste: Rules specify leak-proof containers for filter socks

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota announced new rules Wednesday for oilfield waste known as filter socks that aim to prevent the illegal stockpiles of the waste that have been turning up in remote corners of the Oil Patch.

Starting June 1, oil, gas and sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Show us the money’: Oil counties want more state funding

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties are near a breaking point as financial needs for energy impacts in the organization’s region continue to pile up.
That was the message Wednesday during the association’s m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawsuits filed against oil companies for flaring

October 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON North Dakota mineral owners filed lawsuits Wednesday against 10 oil and gas companies seeking damages for natural gas that was flared. Continue Reading

Tribes want change to ND oil tax agreement

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Tribal leaders are pressing lawmakers for a bigger cut of oil production taxes on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota, saying the extra money is need to fund drilling impacts unforeseen when the tribes first signed the pact with the state five years ago. Continue Reading

Oil’s 2011 impact on ND – $30B

March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The nearly 60,000 jobs generated by North Dakota’s petroleum industry accounted for 9 percent of the state’s workforce in 2011, according to a study released Wednesday. Continue Reading

Oil industry, wildlife groups develop best practices

November 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota oil and gas producers have new guidelines to help them minimize impacts to wildlife and habitat. Continue Reading

ND posts record annual oil production

November 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota has set an oil production record for the fifth consecutive year.
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ND mulls $1M grant for mobile fertilizer plants

August 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A New York company is asking North Dakota regulators for $1 million to help build a mobile plant that would convert natural gas that’s normally burned off as a byproduct of oil production into farm fertilizer. Continue Reading

Oil companies are giving back millions to North Dakota

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON As oil companies increase their presence in North Dakota, many are finding more ways to give back to local communities. Continue Reading