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More pipe, more crude: North Dakota aims to double pipeline capacity; Enterprise helps

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota intends to nearly double its oil and gas pipeline capacity within two years as part of a plan to curb the wasteful flaring of natural gas in the bustling Bakken oilfield, the state’s governor said on Tuesday.
Oil producti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two men injured in McClean County crash

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two men were injured in a crash Thursday morning on Highway 83.
Joshua Wirkus, of Underwood, was driving northbound when his vehicle crossed the median and struck an empty Western Petroleum tanker-trailer driven by Alvin Pemberton, who listed two re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Truckers dumping illegal waste rarely caught

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY – Local officials in the Oil Patch say they know some truck drivers are dumping liquid waste in remote areas to save time and money, but it’s rare to be able to pursue criminal charges.

“We are seeing lots of dumping, we have for a l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mountrail County faults Helms for lack of communication: Department approved oil waste disposal near well

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — Mountrail County leaders told the state’s top oil regulator Tuesday to get his department’s communications in line after an oversight led to a waste pit being located too close to a city’s water well.
Commissioners told Department …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Name of victim in fiery crash released

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

STANLEY One of three people killed last week in a multiple-vehicle crash involving an oil tanker that exploded was identified Tuesday as Tyler Fischer, 23, of Minot, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Continue Reading

Former NDSU track star Dolezal wins U.S. javelin championship

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DES MOINES, Iowa A track career that started in Stanley, N.D., is headed to Russia. Continue Reading

Both sides of Highway 2 near Stanley closed by accident

June 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Both the eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 2 east of Stanley has been closed by the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the North Dakota Department of Transportation because of an accident. Continue Reading

N.D. energy company cited for safety violations

April 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

STANLEY. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited First Choice Energy of Minot with nine serious safety violations following an inspection that was prompted by the death of a worker. Continue Reading

Man arrested after short pursuit in Minot

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Minot police say they arrested a 22-year-old Stanley man on suspicion of fleeing law enforcement, reckless endangerment and driving under the influence after a short chase in the city. Continue Reading