January 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Last week’s terrorist attack on an Algerian oil facility could divert Norwegian oil giant Statoil to increased oil production in safer regions, including North Dakota’s Bakken and Three Forks formations, where the two-thirds government owned Statoil already has made a heavy investment. Continue Reading
August 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
ARNEGARD A cigarette lighter may have caused a fire at an oil well site Wednesday near here that seriously burned two men, a spokesman for the company that owned the well said. Continue Reading
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
October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA said Monday it has agreed to buy Texas-based Brigham Exploration Co. for $4.4 billion in cash, giving it control of fields in North Dakota.