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Marathon has 2 Tyler wells drilled

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Marathon Oil Co., still the only company fracking with modern Bakken techniques in the Tyler Formation, appears to have taken a break from drilling at its sites there, a North Dakota Geological Survey geologist said.

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Marathon has two Tyler wells drilled

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Marathon Oil Co., still the only company fracking with modern Bakken techniques in the Tyler Formation, appears to have taken a break from drilling at its sites there, a North Dakota Geological Survey geologist said.

“As far as I know, right now…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Legislators come out against ‘extraordinary places’:Senator surrounded by sites doesn’t support proposal

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A state legislator whose district includes a majority of the “extraordinary places” named by the state’s attorney general does not support the proposal because of concerns over what it’d do for private landowners.
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Emergency Services Center ‘huge’ for New England: 11,000 square-foot facility to house fire, ambulance set to open in April

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — All it takes is one look inside the New England Fire and Ambulance Hall to see the small town could use a better facility.

Packed like sardines into a 40-foot long by 80-foot wide steel building on the town’s Main Street are two amb…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND’s smallest county building new courthouse

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

AMIDON — With large machinery busily rearranging dirt on a plot of land for a new courthouse just feet away Tuesday, Slope County auditor Lorrie Buzalsky said she hopes the facility will last as long as the current building where she works.

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Amidon talking about growth

October 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

AMIDON With all the talk of the Tyler Formation possibly ramping up with oil drilling activities in the near future, one small southwest North Dakota community has largely been left out of the conversation. Continue Reading

The year of the Tyler: Helms says Tyler where Bakken was in 2004

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Marathon Oil is the first company to try modern horizontal fracking in the Tyler Formation after spudding a well in northeastern Slope County this month. Continue Reading